Cutting through cold chain confusion
Global harmonization efforts involve complexities such as meeting country-specific regulatory needs and optimizing shipping logistics and packaging—all while focusing on the patient.
When a patient opens her mailbox and pulls out a small-parcel shipment that contains her prescription rheumatoid arthritis medicine for self-injection at home, she’s not likely to spend much time thinking of how the biologic-based treatment arrived safely at her address. Fortunately, there’s an entire supply chain dedicated to moving that temperature-sensitive Rx from the manufacturer to the patient’s mailbox—or to a hospital, physician’s office, etc.
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