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Generics, Get the Facts Straight- HCP Workshop

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The NAPM held a workshop for healthcare practitioners at the Johannesburg Country Club on 17th October 2013. Entitled Generics, Get the Facts Straight, the workshop discussed the manner in which generic medicines were developed and registered in South Africa. One of the arguments given by detractors of generic medicines is that these medicines are not […]

Increased use of generic medicines could save health sector R400million

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A switch of 5% of the volume of branded medicines to a generic equivalent could save the healthcare industry and patients in excess of R400million per year. While IMS, the international pharmaceutical research company, calculates the private pharmaceutical market in South Africa to be approximately R20 billion per year, there is scope for vast savings […]