Modi’s proposed law on docs using generic name in prescriptions gets MSF vote

Medical Research
May 17, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organisation, on Monday welcomed the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal to bring in a law to make it mandatory for doctors to prescribe generic names.

At present most doctors prescribe drugs using their brand names.

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