Wishing All My Readers A Very Happy, Healthy, Peaceful and Prosperous 2021 Just a few days left for the year 2020 to merge with history. It will be remembered by all – as a year of all-round catastrophic global disruption. … Continue reading
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Pharma Not To Let Go This Never Before Opportunity To Reposition Itself
‘While the COVID-19 pandemic has placed unparalleled demands on modern healthcare systems, the industry’s response has vividly demonstrated its resilience and ability to bring innovations to market quickly.’ This appeared in the McKinsey & Company article – ‘Healthcare innovation: Building on the gains … Continue reading
Taming Two Critical Covid Uncertainties For Pharma’s Sustainable Growth
The reasons behind a great urgency of the Governments, besides high expectations of the general public, to have the ‘ultimate solution’ very soon, against the ongoing pandemic, are understandable. However, various media-hyped narratives on their clinical trials, and timeframe for … Continue reading
Honing Patient Outcomes With WHDs
On November 01, 2019, San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google LLC for approximately US$ 2.1 billion. Many believe, though, the value of Fitbit lies in the health data that its … Continue reading
Deadly Climate Change Impact On Human Health: How Prepared Is India?
It’s not uncommon to find many people, including heads of countries, expressing their serious apprehensions in public, about the scary impact of climate change. Just the last year, on November 26, 2018, BBC News captured one of such incidences with the astonishing … Continue reading
Biosimilars: Creating new vistas of opportunities for Indian Bio Pharmaceutical players in the global market.
Biosimilar or follow-on biologic drugs market is fast evolving across the world with varying degree of pace and stages of developments. The global market for Bio-pharmaceuticals was around US$ 120 billion in 2008, as reported by IMS. However, total turnover … Continue reading
A brief history of the Indian Patent System from Indian Pharmaceutical Industry perspective, the concerns and opportunities.
Although a comprehensive Act on Patents and Designs allowing product patents of drugs came into force in India in 1911, the first Patents Act of India was enacted in 1856.This Act gave a head start to the global pharmaceutical companies … Continue reading
CRAMS opportunities – India is strongly poised, a time to leverage
Cost containment pressures due to various factors have prompted the global pharmaceutical companies to contract out various research related and manufacturing activities, over a period of time, from Europe and North America to low cost destinations like India and China. … Continue reading