Keyword: Ministry Of Health Labor And Welfare


Regeneron-Sanofi's Praluent gets Japan MHLW nod

Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare granted marketing and manufacturing authorization for Praluent to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi, marking the second PCSK9 inhibitor nod in the country.
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Japan reshuffles key posts at MHLW

Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced a series of in-house moves that include naming Tomonori Nakayama as pharmaceutical management director at the Health Insurance Bureau's Medical Economics Division.

Sanofi gets Japan nod for alirocumab

Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has recommended approval for Regeneron and Sanofi’s alirocumab (Praluent), a spokesman for the ministry said, setting up competition in the PCSK9 inhibitor space with the Amgen and Astellas therapy Repatha (evolocumab).