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India to give free generic drugs to hundreds of millions

 Reuters 30 July 2019

India has put in place a $5.4 billion policy to provide free medicine to its people, a decision that could change the lives of hundreds of millions, but a ban on branded drugs stands to cut Big Pharma out of the windfall. (1047 Words) - By Henry Foy

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8. A pharmacist gives free medicine provided by the government to a patient inside a hospital in Kolkata. India has put in place a $5.4 billion policy to provide free medicine to its people, a decision that could change the lives of hundreds of millions, but a ban on branded drugs stands to cut Big Pharma out of the windfall.  Photo: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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