Medicines for cystic fibrosis are subsidized

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Medicines against the serious disease cystic fibrosis must be subsidized. The decision means that patients no longer have to bear the costs.

– Finally, we cry for joy. We have fought for this for 800 days, says Tina Gallone at the National Association for Cystic Fibrosis.

The announcement from the Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency (TLV) came on Friday afternoon.

The drug has proven to be a breakthrough for people with cystic fibrosis. In the past, the treatment has cost just over 2 million a year per patient.