The government of Macedonia has agreed to provide Spinraza treatment to all those with spinal muscular atrophy.
The Macedonian SMA organisation STOP-SMA, which has worked on connecting the Macedonian government and the manufacturer, recently announced that the treatment will soon be available to all those with SMA in Macedonia, and the Macedonian Prime Minister has confirmed this.
The Republic of Macedonia is a small Balcan country of 2.1 million people. Its GDP per capita is around 8 times lower than the UK and its government per capita health expenditure around 18 times lower in absolute terms. We sincerely congratulate the Macedonian families on these fortunate developments.