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Generic Drugs: International Trends and Policy Developments in Australia

Lofgren, Hans (2002) Generic Drugs: International Trends and Policy Developments in Australia. Working Paper. Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

The use of relatively inexpensive generic drugs is a topical theme in pharmaceutical policy and regulation internationally. This paper addresses, first, the role of generics in international markets, and the experience of reference pricing programs. Second, the paper examines the development of generics policy in Australia, and seeks to delineate, in broad terms, present policy challenges.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: PBS, generic drugs, Australia, generics
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
FOR Classification > 1402 Applied Economics
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES)
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2010 22:32
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15918
DOI: No. 10
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