‘Fake Drugs Kill More People Each Year Than Terrorism In The Last 40 years’

In this article, I shall deliberate on ‘fake medicines’ that we may at times land up into buying, without any inkling that instead of curing or managing the ailments, these products can push us into serious health hazards, quite contrary … Continue reading

Dissapointing: No proposal of ‘Healthcare Reform’ in the Union Budget of India for 2011-12: China rolled it out in 2009.

January 15, 2011 issue of ‘The Lancet’ in an article titled, “Learning from others” states the following: “Having universal coverage through a public commitment does have costs, including public costs. The proportion of national expenditure on health that is met … Continue reading

New Drug Policy 2009 – suggesting key elements for a strategic shift in the policy framework

The new drug policy of the Government of India (GoI) is long overdue. Despite so many reform measures taken by various Governments over last two decades, Indian Pharmaceutical Industry has not seen a new ‘drug policy’since 1995.As an individual who … Continue reading