The first long-acting injectable PrEP option proven superior to daily oral FTC/TDF in reducing HIV acquisition, has been approved in the European Union (EU).
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The first fixed dose combination (FDC) formulation containing dolutegravir that is suitable for certain paediatric HIV patients globally, has been deemed safe and effective by US researchers.
Sublicence agreements signed by the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and three generic manufacturers could enable millions to access a long-acting HIV medicine.
The world‘s first international trial into second-line HIV therapy has shown two simplified treatments are at least as effective as standard of care.
Under a new agreement, licenced manufacturers will be able to supply generic versions of ViiV’s long-acting cabotegravir HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication to developing nations.
Survey reveals that many patients feel pharma company’s environmental, social, governance (ESG) activities are irrelevant to them.
Europe launches the EU Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) initiative, while GSK and Novartis promise millions to support drug R&D for neglected tropical diseases and malaria.
Ambitions to reach greater numbers of patients with unmet need have fuelled some benevolent plans from bio/pharmaceutical companies ViiV Healthcare and Sandoz.
US FDA approves Cabenuva (cabotegravir, rilpivirine) based on results from the ATLAS-2M Phase IIIb trial which showed every-two-month dosing was non-inferior to once-monthly dosing.
NICE has published draft guidance recommending cabotegravir, the first long-acting injectable treatment for HIV-1 infection in adults.
Dovato demonstrated non-inferior efficacy compared to TAF-based regimens in virologically suppressed adults with HIV-1 in Phase III study.
In this article, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour explores some of big pharma’s latest developments in HIV treatment, with commentary from ViiV Healthcare’s Head of Research and Development, Kimberly Smith.
ViiV Healthcare is licencing Halozyme’s Enhanze® drug delivery technology to help develop ultra-long acting versions of its long-acting HIV pipeline products.
In this article, learn from GlaxoSmithKline’s and ViiV Healthcare’s team as they discuss the key elements that enabled them to build and set up a dedicated manufacturing facility for Rukobia in only 15 months.