Traditionally, pharmaceutical industry, across the world, is mostly reactive – rather than proactive or predictive in its strategic approach – spanning across all its business domains. A large number of pharma players – both innovators and generic drug makers, formulate … Continue reading
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Come Covid-19 Drug And Vaccine, Pharma Will Get Back To The Traditional Mode
‘Corona will remain a part of our lives for a long time. But at the same time, we cannot allow this to happen that our lives will be confined only around the corona. We would wear masks, follow two yards … Continue reading
Blockchain: A Game Changer For Safe Medicines
‘Your medicine box may have fake drugs’ was the March 18, 2018 headline of a popular pan Indian news daily. Just the year before, the 2017 report of the World Health Organization (WHO), also flagged that around 10.5 percent of all medicines in … Continue reading
In a Quandary of Drug Quality, Price Control, Innovation and Patient Interest in India
The patients in India have every reason to apprehend, whether the prescription drugs that they consume are efficacious, safe and conform to the government approved prices, alongside another important question: Do they affordable access to the fruits of innovation? The … Continue reading
Even Smaller Countries Now Question Indian Drug Quality Standard
India has over 135 US-FDA approved pharmaceutical manufacturing units, at present. This number is very significant ranking second behind the United States, and was driving the growth of generic drug exports in the top pharma market of the world. Riding … Continue reading
Drugs From The Same Indian Plant: Safe For Europe, Unsafe For America, Why?
Good number of stories on US-FDA banning several drug manufacturing facilities of major domestic players of India over serious quality related issues, have been doing the rounds since about a year and almost at a regular interval. The quagmire has … Continue reading
Are We Taking Safe and Effective Medicines?
The above headline is in no way intended to mean that this discussion is on spurious or counterfeit drugs. Today’s deliberation is on the licensed drugs, which are manufactured in India, for the patients of the country, by the manufacturers … Continue reading
Big Pharma Demands Transparency, Keeping their ‘Black-Boxes’ Tight and Safe?
Pharmaceutical Industry across the globe wants absolute transparency in all government laws, policies, guidelines, transactions and overall governance. They also expect the trade environment should be predictable, non-manipulative and business-friendly. These expectations are indeed well justified and deserve whole-hearted support … Continue reading