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India's generics project can bring down medicine costs globally, says WHO India chief
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India's generics project can bring down medicine costs globally, says WHO India chief

India is already the world's pharmacy, exporting quality generic medicines and vaccines, said Henk Bekedam, WHO India head.

WHO India backs government plan to make medicines cheaper, says global impact will be positive
India

WHO India backs government plan to make medicines cheaper, says global impact will be positive

As the government gears up to push generic medicines to bring down costs for patients, World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in India, Henk Bekedam has stated that the move, if successfully implemented, will not only reduce the cost of medicines within the country but also globally.

Generic medicines in India: The myth and the truth behind the healthcare issue
India

Generic medicines in India: The myth and the truth behind the healthcare issue

The story of generics versus branded medicine being used to treat patients all over the world is not new.

Narendra Modi govt may make rules for doctors to prescribe generic drugs soon
India

Narendra Modi govt may make rules for doctors to prescribe generic drugs soon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday indicated that his government may bring in a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe generic medicines, which are cheaper than equivalent branded drugs, to patients.

Minister promises supply of generic medicines in Himachal
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Minister promises supply of generic medicines in Himachal

"Supply of generic medicines, which are much cheaper than branded medicines, would be made available as pilot project at IGMC Shimla and RPMC Tanda in Kangra and subsequently extended to all zonal hospitals soon," State Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur said.

Lupin's net profit beats forecast on generic launches
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Lupin's net profit beats forecast on generic launches

Drugmaker Lupin on Monday beat estimates with a 42 percent growth in quarterly net profit and announced the acquisition of a Netherlands-based company that provides technology to develop injectable products.

Just because Indian meds cheap, not fake: WHO
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Just because Indian meds cheap, not fake: WHO

A senior official in the union health ministry Friday said the World Health Organisation's (WHO) India Representative Nata Menabde had written to the ministry denying that any report from WHO claimed that a third of cheap generic drugs produced in India were counterfeit.