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China as India’s main bulk drugs supplier: Helplessness or cautious evolution?
Aug 09, 2017

China as India’s main bulk drugs supplier: Helplessness or cautious evolution?

There is indeed no room for complacency while dealing with China, but as a big market for Chinese goods, that should not prevent India from using Chin

Decoding the ban on irrational fixed-dose combination drugs in India
Nov 29, 2018

Decoding the ban on irrational fixed-dose combination drugs in India

In September this year, the Government of India banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 Fixed-Dose Combination drugs (FDCs) after a protracted legal battle with manufacturers. The ban followed a report by a Supreme Court-mandated experts’ panel that not only was there no therapeutic justification for the ingredients in these drugs, but they can in fact pose health risks. This paper argues that the move against “irrational” and

The war against drugs in Jammu and Kashmir
Jan 31, 2023

The war against drugs in Jammu and Kashmir

With arms and terror infiltration becoming difficult, Pakistan has now resorted to drug trafficking to destroy Kashmir's youth

War on drugs: Challenges for the Punjab government
May 09, 2017

War on drugs: Challenges for the Punjab government

Most analysts agree that a dangerous mix of demand, supply and currency is responsible for Punjab’s drug menace. Punjab is both a transit point and a market for the drugs smuggled from the so-called Golden Crescent that is Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran. While the heroin produced in Afghanistan is smuggled through the 553-km-long, porous India-Pakistan border, the opium, poppy husk, charas and hashish, among other drugs, come from the neighbour

Decade-long detention: Rohingyas in Myanmar camps
Jul 01, 2022

Decade-long detention: Rohingyas in Myanmar camps

The international rules-based order has failed the Rohingyas who now have spent 10 years in Myanmar detention camps.

Human testing in India sees sense
Jul 29, 2013

Human testing in India sees sense

As the debate on using humans as guinea pigs rages across Asia, the rationale for developing new drugs, new treatments and new research is equally stronger. The solution lies somewhere in between where governments, pharmaceutical companies and those in medical profession have to wear ethical hats and delineate profit from greed.

India and the Post-Pandemic Geopolitics
Jan 26, 2022

India and the Post-Pandemic Geopolitics

As a major beneficiary of economic globalisation, India must actively prevent a breakdown of the international economic order

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections
May 29, 2024

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections

While the results of the elections are difficult to predict, the strong commitment and cooperation in the health sector between India-US should be enh

Indian generic drug policy will benefit all
Jul 16, 2012

Indian generic drug policy will benefit all

The Manmohan Singh government will sponsor a $5.4-billion policy to provide free generic drugs - a decision that could change the healthcare woes in India for millions of poor people.

Indian generics emerge as a life-saver in COVID-hit China
Dec 21, 2022

Indian generics emerge as a life-saver in COVID-hit China

With the rise in COVID cases in China, the popularity of anti-COVID drugs from India seems to have also ratcheted up

Nasal Drug Delivery: A Life Altering Innovation
Sep 30, 2022

Nasal Drug Delivery: A Life Altering Innovation

As a simple, fast, reliable, and practical drug delivery vehicle, the nasal platform offers unmatched efficacy.

National medical stockpile: The need for dynamic stockpiling
Apr 07, 2023

National medical stockpile: The need for dynamic stockpiling

A new model of dynamic stockpiling can be employed to maintain a national medical stockpile to address future health emergencies

Pak Army's Second Kargil
Apr 13, 2004

Pak Army's Second Kargil

Waziristan last month ostensibly to hunt down al Qaida and Talibanelements has been a visible failure which could dramatically alterthe already existing fault lines in the force divided betweenloyalty to Musharraf, nation and religion.South Waziristan is one of the seven areas -Khyber, Kurram,Orakzai, Mohmand, Bajaur, North and South Waziristan - which wereclubbed together as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)by the British who wanted

Private sector protests exemplify fears of Rajasthan’s Right to Health legislation setting off a nationwide ripple effect
Mar 31, 2023

Private sector protests exemplify fears of Rajasthan’s Right to Health legislation setting off a nationwide ripple effect

Rajasthan’s Right to Health law mandating private hospitals to provide free emergency care has irked private medical practitioners who doubt government’s commitment to reimburse costs. But for citizens dreading medical expenses bankrupting them, the state covering for emergencies is a welcome safety net

Right to equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination — if not now, then when?
Apr 09, 2021

Right to equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination — if not now, then when?

The world needs the vaccine today — not tomorrow — to stop the disease and end the pandemic. We need to embrace the access to medicine movement �

Sankararaman Murder Case: What's happening?
May 05, 2005

Sankararaman Murder Case: What's happening?

In yet another bizarre turn to the Sankararaman murder case, the Tamil Nadu police have arrested Mutt manager Sundaresa Iyer and junior pontiffs brother Raghu under the anti-drugs law. They have now been charged with conspiring to murder construction contractor Ravi Subramaniam, who has turned approver in the Sankararaman murder case,

The Case for Waiving Intellectual Property Protection for Covid-19 Vaccines
Apr 06, 2021

The Case for Waiving Intellectual Property Protection for Covid-19 Vaccines

The arrival of vaccines against Covid-19 gives hope in ending the pandemic that has claimed close to 2.84 million lives so far. However, inoculating millions of people all over the world would require the massive production of vaccines, followed by their equitable distribution. An impediment to production and distribution of vaccines is the intellectual property (IP) rights that their developers enjoy. India and South Africa have together propo

The Indian pharma industry can do better than conspiracy theories and ad-hominem attacks
Jun 19, 2019

The Indian pharma industry can do better than conspiracy theories and ad-hominem attacks

In a country like India, where systems to study and document long term effects of poor quality medicines are sparse at best, addressing structural iss

The India–US partnership: Strategic convergences and divergences in Afghanistan
Jun 14, 2022

The India–US partnership: Strategic convergences and divergences in Afghanistan

Both India and the US seek to cooperate on the issue of Afghanistan as they share coinciding strategic national interests, including preventing Afgh

Trouble in Maldives
Oct 28, 2015

Trouble in Maldives

After the arrest of Vice President Ahmed Adheeb following the bomb blast in the official speed boat of President Abdulla Yameen, the police have clamped down on Male gangs that were supposedly connected to him. It will do Maldives a lot of good if the Yameen leadership gives the police a free hand in the matter so they crack down on the gangs. It would also give democracy a boost, and with that a possible reduction in drugs availability as well.

Understanding the fall in Opium production in Afghanistan
Jul 05, 2023

Understanding the fall in Opium production in Afghanistan

The far-reaching implications of the policy changes brought by the Taliban and their unprecedented impact on the region warrant global attention

अफगाणिस्तानातील अफू लागवडीत झालेली घट
Oct 11, 2023

अफगाणिस्तानातील अफू लागवडीत झालेली घट

तालिबान्यांनी आपल्या धोरणात केलेल्या बदलांचे दूरगामी परिणाम आणि त्याचा अफगाणिस्तानवर झालेला परिणाम याकडे जागतिक समुदायाचे लक्ष लागले आहे.

कोविड-ग्रस्त चीनमध्ये भारतीय जेनेरिक ठरले जीवनरक्षक
Dec 28, 2022

कोविड-ग्रस्त चीनमध्ये भारतीय जेनेरिक ठरले जीवनरक्षक

चीनमध्ये कोविड प्रकरणांमध्ये वाढ झाल्यामुळे, भारतातील अँटी-कोविड औषधांची लोकप्रियता देखील वाढलेली दिसते.

जम्मू-काश्मीरमध्ये अंमली पदार्थांविरुद्धची लढाई
Sep 05, 2023

जम्मू-काश्मीरमध्ये अंमली पदार्थांविरुद्धची लढाई

शस्त्रास्त्रे आणि दहशतवादी घुसखोरी कठीण होत असताना, पाकिस्तानने आता काश्मीरमधील तरुणांना उद्ध्वस्त करण्यासाठी अमली पदार्थांच्या तस्करीचा अवलंब केला आहे.

नशे के खिलाफ जंग: पंजाब सरकार के लिए चुनौतियां
Jun 23, 2017

नशे के खिलाफ जंग: पंजाब सरकार के लिए चुनौतियां

ज्यादातर विश्लेषक इस बात से सहमत हैं कि मांग, आपूर्ति एवं

मध्य एशिया में नशीले पदार्थों की बढ़ती तस्करी
Jul 28, 2022

मध्य एशिया में नशीले पदार्थों की बढ़ती तस्करी

मध्य एशिया में नशीले पदार्थों की तस्करी पर कार्रवाई बेहद

रोहिंग्यांचा प्रश्न आणि ड्रग्स
Mar 27, 2019

रोहिंग्यांचा प्रश्न आणि ड्रग्स

स्वतःच्या देशापासूनचे दूरावलेपण, निर्बंध असलेली निर्वासित शिबिरे आणि मूलभूत सुविधांचा अभाव यामुळेच अनेक रोहिंग्यांनी ड्रग्स तस्करीचा मार्ग स्वीकारला आहे.