Restructure, reposition and empower the DoP to deliver more to the nation: Break the Silos

A news item on July 25, 2011 reported, “DoP (Department of Pharmaceuticals) moots National Authority for Drugs & Therapeutics (NADT) with Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) under it”. If I recall, some years ago, a Government of India (GoI) … Continue reading

Gone 2010…Comes 2011: Looking Back…Looking Ahead at the Healthcare Space of India

Our country, especially the media and the politicians (perhaps not so much the ‘Aam Aadmi’), appears to be totally engrossed now in uprooting the issue of corruption from the soil of India, once and for all. Politicians of all hues … Continue reading

Create, Deliver and Realize maximum value from a new product launch with an innovative Supply Chain Management system

Like in many other industries, effective supply-chain management (SCM) in the pharmaceutical industry involves a systematic process, spanning from procurement of raw, packaging and other related materials, converting those materials into finished goods stock keeping units (SKUs), inventory management of … Continue reading

The need for urgent healthcare reform in India: The way forward.

If we look at the history of development of the developed countries of the world, we shall see that all of them had invested and even now are investing to improve the social framework of the country where education and … Continue reading