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Leading the region from lockdown in Dublin, Merck Biopharma's new Asia Pac VP Liz Henderson talks about the challenges - and opportunities - in supplying medicine to the highly diverse markets, including a possible cure for cancer.

"I tend to take risks and jump to a new role to challenge myself, but some others might tend to wait until they feel they are fully ready," Ms Henderson says.

SMACK in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic in May, Liz Henderson was asked to step up and lead Merck Biopharma Asia Pacific as regional vice-president. She was halfway across the globe in the UK, but the 49-year-old did not hesitate.

"It was a big change and opportunity for me when I...

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