The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) will co-host a five day Workshop-cum-Conference on "Pharmaceutical Policies in India: Balancing Industrial and Public Health Interests", during 03-07 March 2014, in New Delhi. It includes several plenary and technical sessions with a focus on industrial policy-health interface. Several national experts, policy makers, civil society groups, academia and media would participate in the five day deliberations. The workshop-cum-conference is expected to deliberate and discuss the ways and means of strengthening the pharmaceutical policies in India and the key challenges it faces.
Some of the broad themes of the workshop-cum-conference would include: i) Access to medicines: policies and institutions for availability, rationality, quality and affordability including medicines pricing; ii) Local production of drugs and pharmaceuticals; iii) promotion and marketing of medicines; iv) R&D, innovation and intellectual property rights and v) Foreign and domestic investment in drugs and pharmaceuticals. Specific issues underlying these themes are expected to focus on the implications for both industrial development and access to essential medicines.
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