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Japanese Health Ministry To Ask Drug Makers To Submit Applications For 100-plus Pharmaceutical Products; Vows Quick Review Process

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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TOKYO - In an unusual move aimed at solving part of Japan's drug lag problem, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is set to ask pharmaceutical makers to submit applications to market a total of 109 drugs that have already been approved in other countries, an MHLW official said May 10

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