CHECKING THE PULSE LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INDIAN HEALTHCARE AND PHARMA SECTOR

Martin Luther King Junior famously said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.” Echoing this assertion, in the recently concluded parliamentary session there was a significant emphasis on addressing healthcare inequality and fostering innovation within the healthcare industry. Notably, several important bills and policies were passed, highlighting the government's commitment to focus on incentivizing research and innovation in this sector. These recent developments have set the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry on a compelling and promising trajectory that the stakeholders must keep a tab on. This edition of ‘Checking the Pulse’ delves into crucial updates spanning August to September 2023 in the healthcare and pharma sector and briefly talks about major deals which drew attention from the industry.