India launches first indigenously developed anti-Malarial drug Synriam

India in a major breakthrough in its fight against Malaria, has indigenously developed an anti-Malarial drug ‘Synriam’. Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad held that it is land mark accomplishment in the whole pharmaceutical sector. Mr Azad urged the manufacturing company to keep the price of the drug at affordable levels so that poor and needy people are able to access the drug in remote and backward districts of India.
Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad held that India’s pharmaceutical industry is now the third largest in the world in terms of volume and 14th in terms of value.

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