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We established our Indian operations in 2010. The country boasts one of the largest concentrations of biotech companies in the world. The government wants to expand on this, aiming to increase the number of companies from the present 500 to 2,000 by 2020 by investing US$146.7 million. The government has also been collaborating with Australia on clinical research via the Indo-Australian Boosting Gold Fellowship. By the end of 2017, the biotech market is expected to grow to US$11.6 billion.

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Health Expenditure per Capita
(2014, US$)


Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure Database

Life Expectancy at Birth
(2016 est.)







Source: The World Fact Book;
Central Intelligence Agency

Burden of Disease DALYs Causes % of Total DALYs
(2015, all ages/both sexes)

Ischemic heart disease (7.28%)

Neonatal preterm birth
complication (5.48%)

Neonatal encephalopathy due to
birth asphyxia and trauma (4.91%)

Source: Global Burden of Disease Study 2015;
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

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