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India slashes health budget, already one of the world's lowest

The United Nations estimates about one third of the world's 1.2 billion poorest people live in India The government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 per cent in its 2014-15 healthcare budget due to......

India battles HIV/AIDS drug shortage as some firms halt supply

India had the third-largest number of people living with HIV in the world at the end of 2013 and accounts for about four out of 10 people living with HIV in the Asian region.India is facing a......

Nestle's cumin extract patent bid raises hackles

The age-old Indian home remedy of dadima ka nuskha (grandma’s advice) using kala jeera or kalaunji to treat many ailments might not be as freely available if a Nestle move comes off. The......

Patent drug pricing to distract from licences

The latest recommendations by a government panel on the proposed patented drug pricing policy are seen as a threat to compulsory licensing, which has just begun in India.The panel of......

Drug patents on the rise: 3,488 in five years

For those who say India is a country of generic drugs, this could be a revelation. India granted as many as 3,488 patents to pharmaceutical products between 2005 and 2010. Compare India's pharma......
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US hepatitis C patients travel to India for cheaper Sovaldi versions

New York/Mumbai: This is how far one Express Scripts Holding Co. executive was willing to go to secure inexpensive versions of Gilead Sciences... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/B1zuQ1onYrhT9IXz0U9HzK/US-patients-get-extreme-to-obtain-Hepatitis-drug-thats-1-t.html
Clauses in pesticides Bill will affect farmers

While the Centre failed to introduce the Pesticides (Amendment) Bill, 2008, in the budget session of the Parliament, which adjourned sine die on... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=114773
Shortage of condoms hits govt's AIDS prevention programme

The National AIDS Control Organization (Naco) needs Rs20 crore to place orders for condoms. Photo: Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times New Delhi: A... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/zICvEHClf7SIrzWpVMgqnI/Shortage-of-Condoms-hits-HIV-programmes.html
Mylan's generic sofosbuvir set to stir the pot

The Indian arm of multinational drug-maker Mylan NV has launched its generic version of Hepatitic C drug sofosbuvir in the country, under the brand... ...

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NDA fund cuts put healthcare on the sickbed

MUMBAI: A truncated health budget, recent bureaucratic decisions of shelving the free drugs and diagnostics scheme (under National Health Assurance... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/NDA-fund-cuts-put-healthcare-on-the-sickbed/articleshow/46926938.cms

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