India’s Draft Plan To End API Reliance On China ‘Needs Work’
India has come up with a draft policy proposal to end the dependence of the country’s generic drug industry on Chinese bulk drug imports but it’s sketchy on measures, at least so far, to promote domestic production and “needs work.”
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Report: India’s huge dependence on Chinese active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), including in high disease burden areas, poses heightened risks to its health security and requires “urgent interventions.”