‘Diversity And Inclusion’: A Missing Link For Indian Pharma

Inadequate access to affordable health care to a vast majority of the population has been a favorite topic of debate, since long, globally. This discourse is generally centered around the least developed and the developing world, such as India. However, … Continue reading

Beyond ‘The Magic Moment’ of New Drug Marketing Approval

“Uncontrolled clinical trials are causing havoc to human life. There are so many legal and ethical issues involved with clinical trials and the government has not done anything so far.” This is exactly what the Supreme Court of India observed … Continue reading

Missing the woods for the trees – Yet another golden opportunity to rewrite the Drug Policy of India

Long overdue the new ‘Drug Policy’ of India, since a long while, has been languishing as the ‘prisoner of indecision’ of the policy makers, while the outdated ‘1995 Drug Policy’ continues to remain operational since over a decade and half, … Continue reading

Making quality medicines available at an affordable price – Are we ‘missing woods for the trees’?

On August 4, 2010 the Parliamentary standing committee for Health and Family Welfare in its 45th report, recommended the following to the ‘Rajya Sabha’ of the Parliament of India for ‘Making quality medicines available at an affordable price’ to the … Continue reading