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20 Jun 2012

Joint Call for Action to Alleviate Drug Shortages

An international collaboration is seeking to address drug shortages for patients with blood disorders.

An international call has been issued for shortages of haematology drugs to be addressed.


There are currently shortages of these drugs in Europe, the US and elsewhere, putting patients with life-threatening blood disorders at risk.


In light of the problem, the European Hematology Association (EHA), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Cancer Patient Coalition have teamed up to issue an international call to action.


Firstly, the organisations want to raise awareness of the problem among haematologists.


Secondly, they plan to collect data on drug shortages and issue reports to their respect

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