The general situation of orphan drugs usage in taiwan
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: HSIEH, Yow-Wen (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Keelung, Department of Pharmacy Services, Keelung, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Liao (PITDC, TAIPEI, China Taiwan)
Hsieh (Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
Cheng (Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, CHIAYI, China Taiwan)
Aims: Rare disorders refer to those conditions that affected small numbers of individual. Drugs used to treat these disorders are commonly referred to as 'orphan drugs'. Usually those drugs are not easily obtained and the quantity is limited. In order to smoothly providing those medications, government’s involvement for integrating those.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.