A lifeline to treatment: the role of Indian generic manufacturers in supplying antiretroviral medicines to developing countries

  title={A lifeline to treatment: the role of Indian generic manufacturers in supplying antiretroviral medicines to developing countries},
  author={Brenda J Waning and Ellen K Diedrichsen and Suerie Moon},
  booktitle={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
BACKGROUND Indian manufacturers of generic antiretroviral (ARV) medicines facilitated the rapid scale up of HIV/AIDS treatment in developing countries though provision of low-priced, quality-assured medicines. The legal framework in India that facilitated such production, however, is changing with implementation of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, and intellectual property measures being discussed in regional and bilateral free… CONTINUE READING
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