India to add more AIDS, TB drugs in essential medicines list-sources

April 2, 2015 7:51 AM

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MUMBAI, April 2 (Reuters) - India is likely to add more HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis drugs to a list of essential medicines that are subject to price caps, people directly involved in the process said - a move to improve the affordability of medicines.

The drugs likely to be included in the list are part of the government's HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis control programmes, under which patients suffering from these diseases get free medicines in government clinics, the sources told Reuters.

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