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

Have the successive ‘Drug Policies’ of India delivered? If not, why not?

January 11, 2011 edition of ‘The Lancet’ in its article titled, “Financing health care for all: challenges and opportunities” commented as follows: “India’s health financing system is a cause of and an exacerbating factor in the challenges of health inequity, … Continue reading

‘Swine Flu’ – why create so much of scare to disturb public life?

Why has so much of scare been created on ‘Swine Flu’ in India? Who are responsible for creating and spreading such panic?Any attempted answers to these question perhaps will remain baffling to many of us when we read that out … Continue reading

Why is China surpassing India almost in all the verticals of Pharmaceutical industry?

To make India a major hub for Pharmaceutical outsourcing of all types, the country has all the required ingredients. India has indeed the potential to be a contender for global supremacy, in these fast growing sectors. However, despite all these, … Continue reading

Growing menace of counterfeit drugs in India: why is the domestic pharmaceutical industry still so apprehensive with the new Amendments of the ACT?

The growing menace of Counterfeit drugs has remained a serious threat to the healthcare space of India. Do we have any credible data to assess the magnitude of this menace in India? No we do not have, as yet. At … Continue reading