Lobby group pushes bigger uptake in generic drugs

Medicines for Ireland wants reform of government’s medicines policy

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
18th June, 2017
Minister Simon Harris

A new national organisation seeking reform of the government’s existing medicines policy will launch this week.

The group, called Medicines for Ireland, results from a merger of large pharmaceutical suppliers and includes members of the Healthcare Enterprise Alliance and the Irish Generic Manufacturers Association.

Accord Healthcare, Consilient Healthcare, Clonmel Healthcare, Fannin Healthcare, Mylan, Pinewood Healthcare, Rowa Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals are among the members.

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