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Discount pharmacies in India will reduce financial burden on patients

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6394 (Published 26 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6394
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. 1Mumbai

Two pharmacy units that will dispense drugs for heart diseases and cancer at highly discounted rates have been inaugurated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).1

At these Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) pharmacies, patients will soon be able to purchase about 186 cardiovascular drugs, 148 types of …

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