PROMOTION OF LOW COST MEDICINES: OVERVIEW OF EFFORTS TO INCREASE ACCESS TO MEDICINES IN INDIA
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: GHARAT, Manjiri (Indian Pharmaceutical Association And Prin.K.M.Kundnani Pharmacy Polytechnic.., Community Pharmacy Division, Dombivli, India)
- Co-author(s): Manjiri Sandeep Gharat
As per WHO report, 65% of the Indian population lacks access to essential medicines mainly due to its higher cost. In India more than 0.1 million brands of medicines are available. Among the various brands, low to high cost range is available for many medicines. Efforts are being taken at various levels to promote low cost brands and unbranded.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.