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Anju Ghangurde

Anju Ghangurde is Scrip's Deputy Asia Editor and has about two decades of experience in journalism including stints at India's mainstream financial dailies -The Economic Times, The Hindu Business Line and The Financial Express.  She covers a broad range of issues including competition and collaboration between generics and innovator firms, drug pricing and the evolving regulatory and legal framework in the region. She is also a recipient of the British Chevening Scholarship for Young Indian Journalists (2000-01) awarded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
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Commercial Strategy

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