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Drugs for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis to be more affordable

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, October 19 2012 | 10:19 am

PREMIUM HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B (HBV) sufferers are expected to get wider access to quality medicines at affordable prices as local drug manufacturers now have the authorization to produce anti-retroviral medicines.

The drug manufacturers, however, will still have to pay the royalties for producing the patented drugs.

Local production of patented drugs has been made possible with the issua...