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Ramdas Athawale launches Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana in Mumbai



Union Ministry: Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana (PMJAP) launches by Union Minister Ramdas Athawale in Mumbai

Ramdas Athawale (Union Minister for the state for social justice and empowerment) has launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana (PMJAP) on 30 October 2017.

The PMJAP launched during the fourth workshop of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana in Mumbai. The workshop was organized by Pratishtha and Sanjivani trust.

The main aims of the PMJAP include promote greater awareness about cost-effective drugs and their prescription and make available unbranded quality generic medicines at affordable prices through the public-private partnership.

It will encourage doctors, more specifically in the government hospital to prescribe generic medicines and to enable substantial savings in health care, especially in the case of poor patients and those suffering from chronic ailments requiring long periods of drug use.


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