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Access to Medicines in India

By: Selvaraj, Sakthivel (Ed.).
Contributor(s): Abrol, Dinesh (Ed.) | Gopakumar, K.M. (Ed.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Academic Foundation in association with Institute for Studies in Industrial Development, 2014Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789332701441.Subject(s): Pharmaceutical industry - India | Pharmaceutical policy - India | Drug accessibility - IndiaDDC classification: 338.476 Summary: This book is a detailed look at the critical barriers to access to medicines in India despite the country ascending towards the role of “pharmacy of the global south.” It highlights several themes, considered as impediments to access to medicines while at the same time proposing viable policy options. Some of these themes include inadequate investment in public health care, inefficient and unreliable procurement and distribution of drugs, unaffordable drug prices and pharmaceutical patents.
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This book is a detailed look at the critical barriers to access to medicines in India despite the country ascending towards the role of “pharmacy of the global south.” It highlights several themes, considered as impediments to access to medicines while at the same time proposing viable policy options. Some of these themes include inadequate investment in public health care, inefficient and unreliable procurement and distribution of drugs, unaffordable drug prices and pharmaceutical patents.

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