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Obama is urged to support India in supplying world with generic drugs

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h866 (Published 20 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h866
  1. Sanjeet Bagcchi
  1. 1Kolkata

Leading American organisations have asked President Obama to support India in providing “high quality” and “low cost” generic drugs that are essential to promoting healthcare around the globe.

In a letter dated 20 January the organisations, which include the Health Global Access Project, the American Foundation for AIDS Research, and Oxfam America, urged Obama to support the interests of people living “in the United States, India, Africa, or elsewhere” who require affordable drugs, instead of promoting the narrow interests of …

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