India Not To Vaccinate All For Covid Control: Upsides And Unknowns

With 9.46 million cases and 137,621 deaths, India has currently the world’s second-highest number of coronavirus infections, behind only the United States, reported Reuters on December 01, 2020. Fathoming seriousness of rapidly unfolding Covid induced all round disruptions across the nation, on … Continue reading

Vaccines Development: Is it Just a Business Based on Fear?

‘Vaccination – A Business based on fear’, is the title of a book written by Dr. Gerhard Buchwald M.D, a German medical doctor and a vaccination critic. This book talks about: “The damage and the deaths caused by vaccination are written … Continue reading

First ever ‘Code of Pharma Marketing Practices’ by the Government: A strong signal to “Shape Up”!

After a protracted debate on the alleged ‘unethical marketing practices’ by the pharmaceutical companies, in May 2011, the Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) came out with a draft ‘Uniform Code of Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (UCMP)’ to address this issue squarely and … Continue reading

‘India Taskforce’ takes the first step in an arduous task to bridge the trust deficit.

To prepare a comprehensive long term strategy to unleash the growth potential of the Pharmaceutical Industry of India considering all its current issues, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced constitution of a taskforce on March 15, 2011 involving … Continue reading

The First Pharmaceuticals Census of India – a commendable initiative by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)

Currently there is indeed a crying need for the pharmaceutical industry to generate a robust data base to formulate not only various healthcare related policies, but also to measure the level of their effective implementation. In the absence of such … Continue reading