Combating Covid Pandemic: When ‘Something Is Better Than Nothing’

As the new Coronavirus overwhelms the world, since its global outbreak, up until November 29, 2020, over 1,458,305 people have died from this pandemic. Understandably, the Governments in all countries are frantically searching for some robust remedial measures to prevent these unfortunate deaths, besides protecting … 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

Covid-19: A Paradox: Impact On Demographic Dividend: Vaccine Rush

Not so long ago, on September 25, 2019, while delivering the keynote address at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York, Prime Minister Modi talked about the future direction of India’s growth story. He emphasized, this story was built on four pillars, … Continue reading

Covid-19 Drugs: Accessibility, Affordability And Availability

Covid-19 continues refusing to unravel the key to neutralize its destructive power – for bringing human life and the socioeconomic fabric of a country back to the old normal again. Just as India, all other countries are, apparently, awaiting a … 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

Immunization Still Remains A Low-Budget Neglected Area In India

Although India is a leading producer and exporter of vaccines, the country has the greatest number of deaths among children under 5, and the majority are from vaccine-preventable diseases. Less than 44 percent of India’s young children receive the full … Continue reading

NDDS as New Drug: Good for Patients, Great for Pharma

The Ministry of Health of India has reportedly decided to amend Rule 122 (E) of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 to categorize the New Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS), including ‘Controlled Release (CR)’ or ‘Modified Release (MR)’ formulations, whether a … Continue reading

Vaccines Development: Is it Just a Business Based on Fear?

‘Vaccination – A Business based on fear’, is the title of a book written by Dr. Gerhard Buchwald M.D, a German medical doctor and a vaccination critic. This book talks about: “The damage and the deaths caused by vaccination are written … Continue reading