Illegal restriction of generic
competition is one of the most common forms of overcharge abuse.
Genepharm's experienced regulatory team works closely with the TGA and expects registration for these generic
drugs to be completed beginning in the last quarter of this financial year," said Mr Dennis Bastas, CEO and managing director of Genepharm.
organized a March 29-30, 2004 conference in Gaborone, Botswana to try to build international consensus that the generic
versions, already in use by tens of thousands of patients in many countries, were not reliable and needed additional testing--which would have undermined the WHO Prequalification Project and the low-cost medicines it had approved.
AM: What are the advantages and challenges of producing and marketing generic
crop protection products?
However, compared to Canada, the most sold generic
drugs are 26 per cent cheaper in the United Kingdom, 32 per cent cheaper in Australia, 68 per cent lower in New Zealand and 24 per cent less costly in Germany.
Editor Ann Latner said the new title is designed to assist pharmacists "foster optimal utilization of generic
for example, recently received permission from a California court to begin producing a generic
version of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Taxol, which it plans to sell at a fraction of the cost in the United States before marketing it in Latin America.
And on average, brand-name drugs cost four times more than generic
Russell: In the fight for treatment access, generic
drugs for HIV treatment need to be talked about as a key tool that poor countries can use to translate the desire for sustained access to affordable medication into reality.