2015: Pharma Industry Achieved Some, Could Achieve Some More

Wish You And All Your Near And Dear Ones Peace, Happiness, Good Health And Prosperity in The Brand New Year 2016  The year 2015 witnessed several noteworthy developments in the pharma industry, just as many other years before. That said, … Continue reading

Public Healthcare Space: Evaluating Three Fresh Edicts

Medicines constitute a significant cost component of modern healthcare systems across the world. However, in India the situation is even worse, where as per recent studies, drugs contribute as high as around 70 percent of the total treatment cost. This … Continue reading

Supreme Court Suspends New Drug Trials in India…Time to Shape Up?

On September 30, 2013, with a damning stricture to the Drug Regulator, the Supreme Court, in response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by the NGO Swasthya Adhikar Manch, stayed approvals for 162 applications for local Clinical Trials (CTs) of new … Continue reading

Collaborative commercialization of inexpensive smaller incremental innovation in Chemistry will play an important role in bringing affordable new drugs or new drug delivery systems

It started in the 17th century: Alchemy, a medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy aiming to achieve the transmutation of the base metals into gold, searching for a universal cure for disease and indefinitely prolonging life, not considered a science … Continue reading

Increasing socio-economic inequality within the healthcare delivery systems of India

Increasing inequality between the wide diversity of population of ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ in the socio-economic and cultural set up of India, clearly gets reflected in the healthcare delivery system of the country. Many research studies on this subject have established … Continue reading