Since last few years, some small yet very significant steps are being taken, mostly by the respective Governments, in and outside India, to provide affordable healthcare in general and affordable medicines in particular, for all. It is well recognized that … Continue reading
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Creating an IPR friendly robust ‘Echo-System’ and ‘Improving Access to Affordable Medicines’ are not either/or situation in India
Last year, though the growth of the Global Pharmaceutical Industry with a turnover of US$ 752 billion significantly slowed down to just 6.7% due to various contributing factors, the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry continued to maintain a robust of growth of … Continue reading
The Union Budget 2010-11…the issue of improving access to healthcare…encouraging innovation… and beyond
The Primary role of the pharmaceutical industry in India, like in many other countries of the world, is to make significant contribution to the healthcare objectives of the nation by meeting the needs of the ailing patients through improved access … Continue reading
Telemedicine – one of the unsung advances towards improving access to healthcare services in India.
Telemedicineis gradually becoming popular in India, like in many other countries of the world. This emerging technology based healthcare service, will surely meet the unmet needs of the patients located in the far flung areas, by providing them access to … Continue reading
Improving ‘Access to Modern Medicines’ in India –Public Private Partnership (PPP) is the way forward.
Despite various measures being taken by the Government of India (GoI) from time to time, around 65% of Indian population are not having access to modern medicines. It appears, GoI is of the view that the reason for poor ‘access … Continue reading