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Childhood mortality from diarrhoea falls by third

June 2, 2017
Medical Communications Diarhhoea, India, Nigeria

A study has found that the rates of children dying from diarrhoea worldwide fell by a third through the decade …


Malaria expected to be eradicated from 15 Indian states by 2020

May 15, 2017
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing India, antimalarial drug resistance, malaria

In good news in the fight against antimalarial drug resistance, the Director of the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme …

India to immunise five million using Pfizer pneumococcal disease vaccine

May 15, 2017
Sales and Marketing 13-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine, India, PCV 13, Pfizer

An Indian immunisation programme will make use of Pfizer’s 13-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV 13) to treat around 5.15 million, …

73% of India’s doctors oppose prescribing generics over branded versions

May 9, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing India, generics

Following a recent push by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doctors in the country to prescribe generic drugs over …


Indian government goes to war over 75% stent price reduction

April 25, 2017
Manufacturing and Production India, cardiac stents

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), India’s drug pricing regulator, moved to lower the price of the newest generation of …


Egypt and India ties in pharmaceuticals encouraged

April 11, 2017
Manufacturing and Production Egypt, India, Sun Pharma

India and Egypt have been tentatively trying to build economic links for the last few years, with a particular focus …

India aims to become “a global innovation hub” for biotechs by 2020

March 21, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development India, biotech

The Indian Government has announced its intention to transform the nation into a hub for global biotech activity via its …


FDA warns API manufacturer about river water as ingredient

March 17, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications Badrivishal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, FDA, India

The FDA has issued Badrivishal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals a warning letter regarding numerous violations of manufacturing codes. The most worrying …


Cipla halts HIV drug production due to delayed government funding

March 6, 2017
Sales and Marketing Cipla, HIV, India, Lopinavir

Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla has halted production of its child-friendly antiretroviral HIV treatment Lopinavir (ABT-378) due to the failure by …


Sun Pharma inaugurates first Egypt production facility

February 23, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Egypt, India, Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma

Ranbaxy, a subsidiary of India’s Sun Pharma, has opened its first production facility in Egypt in a bid to further …


WCO seizes 113m fake Indian & Chinese drugs in Africa in 10 days

February 3, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Africa, China, Counterfeit drugs, India, World Customs Organisation

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) has revealed insight into the extent of the global drug counterfeiting crisis with the announcement …


India’s NPPA slashes essential drug prices by up to 50%

January 26, 2017
Sales and Marketing India, nppa, pricing

India’s governmental regulatory agency, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), has addressed the pricing of 33 medicines including antibiotics and …


Leaflets offering gold coins for paediatricians appear at Bengaluru event

January 23, 2017
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing India, PEDICON

Pharmaceutical firms in India are not allowed to offer any kind of reimbursement for privileging certain treatment over others, this …

J&J’s largest India site to finally operate by 2018

December 20, 2016
Manufacturing and Production India, Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson has reportedly announced that its manufacturing plant in Telangana, India, its largest site in the country, is …


Sun Pharmaceuticals hit with recall of over 31 thousand bottles of anti-depressants

October 13, 2016
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing FDA, India, US, america, sun pharmaceutical

Sun Pharmaceuticals have been forced to recall 31,762 bottles of anti-depressants from the US market after the FDA issued a …

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