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Ranbaxy’s fraudulent practices- A deception most foul #Healthcare #Pharma

A deception most foul NARAYAN LAKSHMAN, The Hindu Ranbaxy tablet. Ranbaxy’s fraudulent practices may have jeopardised millions of lives in India, Africa and the U.S. Exactly two weeks ago, the pharmaceuticals industry was rocked by revelations that one of the… Continue Reading →

Drug Patent Rights India Wins First Round Novartis Full Text of Judgement

   APRIL 2, 2013 BY RAMANAN50 The instances of Multinationals stealing indigenous medicines is well-known. So are the capricious overpricing of life saving Drugs, like Cancer Drugs. “ The Intellectual Property Appellate Board rejected the German drug maker’s appeal of the 2012 ruling on Monday. It also ruled… Continue Reading →

#India – Govt has no plans for National Health Bill #WTFnews

PIB RElease, March 22, 2013 The Government has no plans to introduce National Health Bill. In order to provide relief to the common man in the area of healthcare, a countrywide campaign in the name of “Jan Aushadhi Campaign” has… Continue Reading →

Link patented drug prices to per capita income: Panel #patientrights

SEEKING AFFORDABILITY Ag overnment panel has proposed that prices of patented medicines be based on the country’s per capi ta income, a move that would substantially reduce prices of costly drugs made by global pharmaceutical firms.  The proposal, which seeks the… Continue Reading →

#India-State sponsored competition works -Pharmacies to sell medicines at 60% less #goodnews

11 December 2012 statesman news service SILIGURI, 11 DEC: All medicine-shop owners around North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) have decided to sell generic drugs at 60 per cent less than the maximum retail print price. The shops’ owners… Continue Reading →

India- Free medicine scheme gets Rs 1,300 crore boost #rightohealth

Kounteya SinhaKounteya Sinha, TNN | Sep 20, 2012, 02.12AM IST Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has cleared Rs 1,300 crore under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) for states to support their purchase of medicines. NEW DELHI: India has… Continue Reading →

Free medicines for all from October

Kounteya Sinha, TNN | Jun 23, 2012, 01.51AM IST NEW DELHI: India‘s ambitious policy to provide free medicines to all patients attending a government health facility across the country will be rolled out from October. Strongly backed by Prime Minister Manmohan… Continue Reading →

“Free Medicines for All” soon to be a reality in Govt Hospitals

Feb 13, 2012 NEW DELHI: Free medicines to all patients visiting any government health facility across the country could soon be a reality with the health ministry ready to roll out a nearly Rs 30,000 crore ‘free-medicines-for-all’ scheme with the… Continue Reading →

Free Medicines in Rajasthan, India

India is known as the pharmacy of the world but 65% of Indians have no access to essential medicines. Watch this video to see how the State of Rajasthan in India is tackling the problem by promoting generic medicines and… Continue Reading →

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