You are here

World's drug bill will reach US$1.3t by 2018: study

New York

WORLDWIDE spending on medicines will reach almost US$1.3 trillion by 2018, as new treatments for hepatitis C and cancer come to market and as people around the globe use rising incomes to buy pharmaceuticals.

The new drugs, such as Gilead Sciences Inc's US$1,000-per-pill...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to