R&D: Is Indian Pharma Moving Up the Value Chain?

It almost went unnoticed by many, when in the post product patent regime, Ranbaxy launched its first homegrown ‘New Drug’ of India, Synriam, on April 25, 2012, coinciding with the ‘World Malaria Day’. The drug is used in the treatment … Continue reading

Small Steps, yet Giant Leaps: In Pursuit of Affordable Medicines for All

Since last few years, some small yet very significant steps are being taken, mostly by the respective Governments, in and outside India, to provide affordable healthcare in general and affordable medicines in particular, for all. It is well recognized that … Continue reading

Nine Major Challenges Constraining Indian Pharmaceutical Industry From Taking a Quantum Leap

Among the developing nations of the world, India has already carved out a special niche for itself in many business verticals of the pharmaceutical industry and is currently being recognized as the ‘pharmacy of the world’ for the generic medicines. … Continue reading