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May 2002
Pharmaceutical Executive;May2002, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p142
Trade Publication
Highlights several issues critical to the pharmaceutical industry that need to be addressed. Need to balance companies' intellectual property rights with patients' right to access lower-priced generics; Pharmacovigilance and fast-track registration; Biotechnology issues.


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