Focus On Core Competencies – Regardless of Generic Or Innovative Drug Business

On February 11, 2021, by two different Press Releases, two global pharma majors – GSK and Novartis simultaneously made interesting announcements. Both were related to three generic cephalosporin antibiotics. GSK revealed, ‘it has reached an agreement with Sandoz – a … Continue reading

Still Evolving: Pharma’s New Pathway For Digital And F2F Customer Engagement

Last year – probably left with no better choice – the pharma industry, in general, had to take an unprecedented interest in digitalization of business processes. It happened faster than ever, especially in the marketing domain, along with a few … Continue reading

More Challenges For Brand Launch Success In The New Normal

The drug manufacturers’ life blood to drive business growth has always been successful new product launch. However, this task has always remained a tough challenge to crack, since last so many years for various reasons. According to McKinsey & Company: “About two-thirds of drug … Continue reading

Aptness Of Pharma Marketing Audit In Covid Days And Beyond

That, Covid-19 pandemic has changed the operational dynamics of many areas of the pharma industry, as compared to the old normal, is being felt by many. These changes generally fall into two categories. Some are broad industry specific changes, giving … Continue reading

Covid-19 Vaccines – A Multifaceted Perspective

Even after the destruction of millions of lives, livelihoods, social fabric and national economy of almost all countries – the mayhem of the Coronavirus pandemic continues, unabated. Echoing what many other global experts, the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director has … Continue reading

Shift from Disease Centered Care To Patient-Goals Directed Care In The New Normal

In the initial days of the first quarter of 2020, no one could fathom that just within the next 4 months over two million fellow citizens will get infected by an unknown virus, recording over 45,500 deaths. Many authorities may … Continue reading

In Pharma’s Moment of Truth “What You Do is Who You Are”

It’s a time when pharma industry will be tested, both by its external and internal customers – more than ever before. Looking back, in search of footprints on the sand is no answer either, as there isn’t any. But, a … Continue reading

The Stakeholder-Mix Has Changed, But Pharma Marketing Has Not

“We try never to forget that medicine is for the people. It is not for profit. Profits follow, and if we have remembered that, they never fail to appear.” In 1952, George Wilhelm Herman Emanuel Merck, the then President of … Continue reading