‘Diversity And Inclusion’: A Missing Link For Indian Pharma

Inadequate access to affordable health care to a vast majority of the population has been a favorite topic of debate, since long, globally. This discourse is generally centered around the least developed and the developing world, such as India. However, … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Disease: Robs Memory: Steals Dignity: Escapes Treatment

At a well reputed Mumbai Club, quite unexpectedIy, I bumped into Sumeet (name changed). It has indeed been a long while since we met at his home in South Mumbai. He came there with his wife Shilpa (name changed). Sumeet, was … Continue reading

Revised Mashelkar Committee Report recommends inclusion of ‘incremental innovation’ under patentability criteria.

In 2006, the Government of India appointed a Technical Expert Group (TEG) chaired by the eminent scientist and the then Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, with the following terms of reference:1. … Continue reading