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Wait for cheaper drugs might get longer

Lobby group tells USTR it has got assurance from India on compulsory licensing. While the Budget is supposed to be aiming for mass availability of low-priced indigenous drugs, indications from US......

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......
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MSF urges India to continue pushing generic drugs

In a report presented on HIV drug pricing released at a conference in Durban on Thursday, the international medical humanitarian organisation... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-msf-urges-india-to-continue-pushing-generic-drugs-2236821
New FDI norms in pharma sector could spell trouble for public health

The Centres new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy is set to bring about unprecedented levels of investment in the pharmaceutical industry. Up... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/health-news/new-fdi-norms-in-pharma-sector-could-spell-trouble-for-public-health-1466787846.html
Health groups appeal to RCEP negotiators to remove harmful IP proposals from discussions

Even as negotiators from 16 countries have gathered in Auckland, New Zealand for the 13th round of negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive... ...

http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=95723&sid=1
'Remove harmful IP provisions from RCEP trade deal which threaten access to affordable medicines'

MUMBAI: Health and patient organisations have raised concerns about the inclusion of "harmful" intellectual property proposals in the Regional... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Remove-harmful-IP-provisions-from-RCEP-trade-deal-which-threaten-access-to-affordable-medicines/articleshow/52744632.cms
Why Narendra Modi's US visits make the sick and poor in India anxious

Each time Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to engage with the US, public health activists and observers in India get really anxious. And it's... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/why-narendra-modi-us-visits-make-the-sick-and-poor-in-india-anxious-2820870.html

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