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Singapore plays key role in clinical trial logistics

Having some of the biggest names in the drug industry based here, and a sustained push for the biomedical industry by the government, are big advantages.

Singapore, although one of the smallest countries in the world, is strategically located to distribute clinical trial supplies to surrounding Asia-Pacific countries.

WHEN a new drug is discovered, cheers are often heard from patients who are in need of a cure, or at least a treatment, to the diseases and illnesses which have compromised their health.

But the benefits are even more far reaching. The drug discovery process is supported by many other...