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Big-pharmaceuticalisation: Clinical trials and Contract Research Organisations in India.

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The World Trade Organisation's Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights [TRIPS] agreement aimed to harmonise intellectual property rights and patent protection globally. In India, the signing of this agreement resulted in a sharp increase in clinical trials since 2005. The Indian government, along with larger Indian pharmaceutical companies, believed that they could change existing commercial research cultures through the promotion of basic research as well as attracting international clini...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Ravindran, D More by this author
Jeffery, R More by this author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Publication date:
2014-11-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:988b8c18-bfa7-4b04-aaf0-15c415f74be6
Source identifiers:
493403
Local pid:
pubs:493403

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