Continues ‘The Cat And Mouse Game’ In Pharma Business?

Many are already aware of the critical factors that make generic drugs so important for patients – virtually for all. These don’t just facilitate greater access to health care – offering affordable alternatives to high-priced off-patent innovative drugs. This is … Continue reading

Slugfest in Pharma Land: Isn’t ‘The Pot Calling the Kettle Black?’

Close on the heels of detention of a British Citizen, an American citizen too has  been reportedly detained, for the first time, by the Chinese Government in connection with unfolding mega corruption scandal in the country’s pharma industry involving even ‘third party’. A slugfest … Continue reading

To Curb Pharma Marketing Malpractices in India Who Bells the Cat?

Bribing doctors by the pharmaceutical companies directly or indirectly, as reported frequently by the media all over the world, including India, to prescribe their respective brand of drugs has now reached an alarming proportion, jeopardizing patients’ interest, seriously more than … Continue reading

Allegation of ‘Marketing Malpractices’ in the pharmaceutical Industry of India has assumed a huge proportion– who will ‘bell the cat’?

Sometime back, in its January – March, 2004 issue, ‘Indian Journal of Medical Ethics’ (IJME)in context of marketing practices for ethical pharmaceutical products in India commented:“If the one who decides, does not pay and the one who pays, does not … Continue reading