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#Kalydeco

# kalydeco - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'In danger of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory': How tension built ahead of Orkambi deal
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'In danger of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory': How tension built ahead of Orkambi deal

Aug 26th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,497 Views 11 Comments

HSE and Vertex employees were working long hours behind the scenes to secure the historic agreement.

# kalydeco - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'We are so, so happy that it's finally here': Cystic fibrosis patients celebrate deal on Orkambi
# End Of A Long Road
# End Of A Long Road

'We are so, so happy that it's finally here': Cystic fibrosis patients celebrate deal on Orkambi

Apr 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,591 Views 9 Comments

Orkambi – as well as the drug Kalydeco – will now be available for CF sufferers from 1 May.

# kalydeco - Friday 1 February, 2013

Kalydeco to be made available to Cystic Fibrosis patients in Ireland
# Kalydeco
# Kalydeco

Kalydeco to be made available to Cystic Fibrosis patients in Ireland

Feb 1st 2013, 2:50 PM 9,367 Views 33 Comments

The decision was announced today by Minister James Reilly after an agreement was reached with the HSE and the manufacturers of the drug.

# kalydeco - Monday 21 January, 2013

Negotiations underway over new CF drug deemed 'too expensive'
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

Negotiations underway over new CF drug deemed 'too expensive'

Jan 21st 2013, 10:33 AM 6,321 Views 23 Comments

Irish health authorities will negotiate the price of a “groundbreaking” new treatment for cystic fibrosis, which would currently cost the State more than €28 million annually.

# kalydeco - Saturday 8 September, 2012

# kalydeco - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Pressure on Health Minister to approve and supply new cystic fibrosis drug
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

Pressure on Health Minister to approve and supply new cystic fibrosis drug

Sep 1st 2012, 3:56 PM 4,016 Views 10 Comments

The Minister and the HSE have been called upon to approve and supply a revolutionary new treatment for certain sufferers of cystic fibrosis.

# kalydeco - Saturday 28 July, 2012

New drug for cystic fibrosis approved by European regulators
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

New drug for cystic fibrosis approved by European regulators

Jul 28th 2012, 12:29 PM 4,272 Views 7 Comments

Regulators in Ireland must now approve the drug ahead of negotiations between the drug’s manufacturer and the HSE regarding pricing.