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World needs generic drugs but their quality must be guaranteed: Journalist Katherine Eban

Jun 09, 2019 - The Economic Times

The role of the generic drug industry in providing affordable medicines is indisputable. But while branded drug makers have been accused of price gouging and corruption, generic drugs manufacturers have come under fire for poor quality of drugs, falsification of data and sub-par manufacturing practices. One of the most high-profile cases was that of Ranbaxy, ordered to pay a record $500 million penalty in the US. In her new book Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom, New York...