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India, Sweden and The Netherlands form HIV/AIDS research partnership

May 22, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development AIDS, HIV, India, Sweden, The Netherlands, pharma

A first-of-its-kind collaboration has been announced by the governments of India, Sweden and The Netherlands with the goal of advancing …


FDA issues warning letter over potential for poisoning at India plant

May 15, 2018
Manufacturing and Production FDA, India, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

The FDA has noted a number of failings at a plant in Gujarat, India, but mostly significantly was the finding …


Medical waste in India to hit 775.5 tonnes daily by 2022, study suggests

March 23, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications India, medical waste, pharma

A new report has shed light on the worrying state of medicinal wastage in India, indicating that the levels of …


India’s Narcotics Control Bureau seizes 55,000 zolpidem tablets in drugs bust

March 19, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing India, Narcotics Control Bureau, pharma

India’s drug agency, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), has shut down an illegal trafficking racket in the country in a …


Study reveals “concerning” low standards of type 2 diabetes drugs in India

March 7, 2018
Research and Development India, diabetes, pharma, regulatory, type 2 diabetes

In what they believe is the first study of its kind, a team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts …


64% of FDC antibiotics in India are unapproved, report reveals

February 5, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Antibiotics, India, antimicrobial resistance, pharma

The majority of fixed dose combination (FDC) antibiotics that are made and sold in India are still unapproved, despite promises …

Pfizer teams up with Indian Government to battle antimicrobial resistance

January 31, 2018
Medical Communications, Research and Development India, Pfizer, antimicrobial resistance, pharma

Pfizer has entered into a partnership with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in an effort to fight antimicrobial …


Lupin scoops up women’s health specialist Symbiomix for $150 million

October 11, 2017
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing India, Lupin, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Symbiomix, US, acquisition, pharma

The US arm of Mumbai’s Lupin Pharmaceuticals has announced that it is has acquired US-based gynaecologic treatment specialist Symbiomix Therapeutics …


China’s Fosun Group grabs 74% stake in India’s Gland Pharma for $1.1 billion

September 18, 2017
Sales and Marketing China, Fosun Pharma, Gland Pharma, India, pharma, pharmaceuticals

Chinese conglomerate Fosun has agreed to acquire 74% of India’s Gland Pharma for $1.1 billion, sealing a previously unsuccessful deal …


Over 3% of all drugs in Indian market not up to standard

July 24, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing India, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) tested drugs to determine whether they were of standard quality but found that …


Problematic facility inspection puts Biocon’s biosimilar EU approvals on hold

July 10, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Biocon, India, biosimilars

Indian firm Biocon has been hit by regulator criticism which has forced its European biosimilar programme on hold following a …


AstraZeneca appoint new MD for India

July 7, 2017
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, India

AstraZeneca announced a new Managing Director for AstraZeneca Pharma India, with Gagan Singh Bedi beginning the role on 3 July. …


FDA locks down import from 3 Indian IPCA facilities

June 21, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development FDA, India, Ipca

More drama in the Indian pharma sector as the FDA announces it has enforced a ban on the import of …


Research provides clues about Zika virus damage to foetal brains

June 2, 2017
Research and Development India, Zika, Zika virus

The Zika virus has been documented since 1947 and was first discovered to have infected a human in 1952. The …

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