Aaminah Najmus Sahar*
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad, India
*Corresponding Author: Aaminah Najmus Sahar, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad, India.
Received: May 24, 2022 Published: June 01, 2022
The Indian Pharmaceutical market is thriving. Today, India ranks 3rd in Pharmaceutical production in terms of volume and 14 in terms of value. India is the largest provider of generic drugs globally. India is the innovator of Covaxin, a whole-inactivated virus-based COVID-19 vaccine, and has also supplied lakhs of vaccines to several countries all over the world. The total Annual Turnover of Pharmaceuticals was Rs. 2,89,998 crore for the year 2019-2020. Total pharmaceutical exports and imports were Rs. 1,46,260 crore and Rs. 42,943 crore respectively in the year 2019-20 according to the Annual Report 2020-2021 of the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. Due to its high production and supply of drugs and medical devices worldwide, India is called a “Pharmacy of the world”.
Citation: Aaminah Najmus Sahar. “The Forsaken Fields: The State of Patient-centered Pharmaceutical care in India, and the Way Forward". Acta Scientific Pharmacology 3.7 (2022): 01-02.
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