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Australian industry calls on government to save the PBS

Australian industry calls on government to save the PBS


Medicines Australia has called on the Australian government to save the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme…


South Africa sets out intellectual property policy, with focus on public health


South Africa’s government’s policy on intellectual property (IP), which is currently under discussion,…

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Health activists in South Africa urge govt to “stop blindly handing out” pharma patents

Health activists in South Africa urge govt to “stop blindly handing out” pharma patents


Marching in Pretoria yesterday in support of government-proposed patent law reforms, Medicines Sans Frontieres,…

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Indian citizens lack free access to essential generic medicines, while policies risk undermining new drug research funding


Modern India has the third largest national economy in the world in purchasing power adjusted terms.…


Government health care reforms foster development China's Pharma market, says F&S


Rising incomes, improving health care infrastructure and enhanced insurance systems have propelled the…

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Ahead of 2013 federal election, trade group makes plea for fixing Australia's PBS listing system


Pharma trade group Medicines Australia today (May 27) launched its 2013 Federal Election document, calling…


US lobby group pressures Greek government to introduce compulsory licensing of drugs


USA-based not-for-profit lobby group Essential Inventions has written to Greek Health Minister Andreas…


Saudi Arabia aims to improve national health care with patent and drug approval changes


Saudi Arabia is taking back control of its health care industry, states a new report by the business…

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ABPI warns social contract between UK's NHS and Pharma is breaking down


The UK trade group the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABP) has warned that the social…


China and India challenge Pharma giants to boost their health care systems


Mature pharmaceutical markets such as the USA and European Union countries are showing relatively little…


Global medicines spending set to rebound, reaching nearly $1.2 trillion by 2016, says IMS


Following several years of slowing growth, the global market for medicines is poised to rebound from…

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What lies ahead: pharma and health care trends for 2012?


In what probably comes as no surprise, many of the challenges now faced by the pharmaceutical industry…

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Economics of Generics, according to Zacks


Besides the multitude of the world’s poor, the aging population (2 billion people of 60 years or…

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US Senators Kohl and Grassley urge “Super Committee” to encourage generic competition


As the USA’s Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction - dubbed the “Super Committee”…

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