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OPPI launches campaign calling for ideas to improve healthcare

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Industry body Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of (OPPI) today launched a digital campaign, ThinkForHealth, calling for ideas to improve access to in

The initiative launched in partnership with the government will provide a platform for young minds and social and health-tech entrepreneurs to share their ideas on the mentioned topics and the three winning ideas will be given a platform to be heard, the OPPI said in a statement.

The government has expressed keenness to extend multi-faceted support to ideas which hold the potential to transform the lives of ordinary people, it added.

"Make ideas in is the most important thing for India. We should not wait for innovation to happen outside India. We need to start looking at how do we innovate in India," OPPI and Pharmaceuticals MD India & Vice - South told

There is a need to generate lot of patents in India which are specific to Indian population, he added.

"The ThinkforHealth digital campaign of the OPPI in collaboration with Government of is an initiative that will give further impetus to innovation and consolidate the position of as bio-pharmaceutical innovation hub," Telangana for IT, Industries, MA & UD, NRI Affairs K T said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 17:25 IST