Hope springs with new sub­sidy

Kalamunda Reporter - - Front Page -

Mt He­lena res­i­dent Toby (8) now has more hope of liv­ing a longer life af­ter the de­ci­sion to make Orkambi, a rev­o­lu­tion­ary drug for cys­tic fi­bro­sis, pub­licly avail­able. Mum Melissa Gib­son said prior to the drug be­ing made avail­able on the PBS it cost $250,000 a year. She said Orkambi would change her son’s life. Re­port, page 3

Pic­ture: David Baylis

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