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SouthViews No. 51, 13 December 2012

India prepares to supply free generic medicines

By Zofeen Ebrahim

As the northern Indian state of Rajasthan rolls out an ambitious universal healthcare plan, the discontent of the state’s doctors stands in stark contrast to the joys of the 68 million people who will benefit from the scheme.


SouthViews No. 37, 22 October 2012

Asian countries act to get cheap drugs

By Martin Khor

Staring with Malaysia in 2003, many Asian countries are now taking actions to promote cheaper medicines through compulsory licensing, with Indonesia being the latest case.


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