India Reaches Out to US Companies Over Investment in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices Sector

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India has reached out to top American pharma companies seeking investment in the country’s pharmaceutical and medical devices sector, which gains urgency in view of a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has held virtual meetings with Alberta Bourla, the CEO of Pfizer, Thermo Fisher CEO … Read more

India reaches out to US companies over investment in pharmaceutical, medical devices sector | India News – Times of India

India reaches out to US companies over investment in pharmaceutical, medical devices sector | India News - Times of India

WASHINGTON: India has reached out to top American pharma companies seeking investment in the country’s pharmaceutical and medical devices sector, which gains urgency in view of a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has held virtual meetings with Alberta Bourla, the CEO of Pfizer, Thermo Fisher … Read more

American Pharmaceutical Company Signs Pacts with 5 Indian Drug Firms for Oral Candidate for Covid-19

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Drug firm MSD has decided to enter into voluntary licensing agreements for investigational oral antiviral drug candidate “molnupiravir”, which is being studied for the treatment of Covid-19, with Indian drug firms Sun Pharma, Cipla, Dr Reddy’s, Emcure Pharma and Hetero Labs, its Indian arm said on Tuesday. Molnupiravir is an investigational oral antiviral agent, currently … Read more

‘Understand India’s pharmaceutical needs’: US to consider lifting ban on Covid-19 vaccine raw material supply

Image Source : PTI US promises to consider reviewing lifting ban on Covid-19 vaccine raw material supply The Biden administration has conveyed to New Delhi that it understands India’s pharmaceutical requirements and promised to give the matter a due consideration, observing that the current difficulty in the export of critical raw materials needed to manufacture … Read more

Chinese Pharmaceutical Firm Seeks Bangladesh To Co-financing Trials For COVID-19 Vaccine: Officials

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Dhaka: Sinovac Biotech, the private Chinese pharmaceutical company that is planning to conduct mass trial of a coronavirus vaccine in Bangladesh, has sought the country’s Sheikh Hasina government to co-finance the initiative, officials said on Sunday. In a letter to the Bangladesh government on September 22, Beijing headquartered Sinovac Biotech said the phase 3 … Read more

Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority Issues Warning on Black Marketing of Medical Oxygen

A medical worker stands next to an oxygen cylinder at the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on September 15, 2020. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi)

A medical worker stands next to an oxygen cylinder at the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on September 15, 2020. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi) Medical oxygen is a scheduled drug and that strict action must be taken under the provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act and also the Essential Commodities Act to prevent black-marketing and hoarding, the … Read more

Will Covid-19 vaccine be ready by this year? Trump promises defy the lessons of pharmaceutical history – world news

Then, on Wednesday, Paul Mango, deputy chief of staff for policy at the Department of Health and Human Services and one of the senior leaders of the Warp Speed program, said every American could be vaccinated by the end of March.

Every effort to develop a new medicine is like launching a ship across the ocean to hunt for riches. Over the years, we’ve improved the hulls and masts, the maps are better, the sailors more experienced. But even so, vessels get turned back or new lands are barren. And, sometimes, a squall takes down the … Read more

Kodak, now a pharmaceutical company, to make drug ingredients on large scale

Image Source : PIXABAY Kodak, now a pharmaceutical company, to make drug ingredients on large scale  With camera sales on the decline, as smartphones now come equipped with high-tech camera technology, Kodak, the famous maker of cameras and shooting equipment, has moved on to drug making. Recently, the company received a loan of $765 million … Read more

JioMart to Expand in Electronics, Fashion, Healthcare, and Pharmaceutical Retail: Mukesh Ambani

JioMart to Expand in Electronics, Fashion, Healthcare, and Pharmaceutical Retail: Mukesh Ambani

JioMart will be expanding its inventory with electronics, fashion, healthcare and pharmaceutical products, announced Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the company’s Annual General Meet today. Apart from assisting customers with fast and safe delivery of products, the online grocery platform also announced partnerships with kirana shop owners, helping them transact digitally and also transform … Read more

India to reduce over-dependence on Chinese pharmaceutical raw materials – business news

India is considering importing certain active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and intermediaries from alternative sources such as the United States, Italy, Singapore and Hong Kong, leading to ramping up domestic capacity in a bid to reduce dependence on China, two officials aware of development said. Over 63 per cent of India’s pharmaceutical imports are API and … Read more

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