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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Why Drugs Should be Coded to the Brand

In the Philippines, we have the Generics Law which requires doctors to write prescriptions only in generics. It also prohibits government agencies to use brands in the procurement process. This “procure-by-generics” rule is very important because it assures fair competition amongst sellers of that generic drug. Contrast that to a “procure-by-brand” rule which practically ensures […]