India Seeks Partners With Pharmas, Hospitals To Make HIV Drugs
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Indian health authorities are requesting public-sector drug makers to manufacture low-cost drugs against HIV. The government has plans to join with major pharmaceutical companies and hospitals to develop other vital drugs at affordable prices. Indian drug makers already have offered to cooperate with the government, but have expressed a desire for a public-private partnership to develop the drugs. The proposed link with the private sector and hospitals would expand the HIV effort to include anti-cancer and other drugs for life-threatening diseases, but which are considered too expensive since they are to be taken over a long term. (Click here for more
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