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  • Pharma
  • July 22, 2024
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Health Facilities Employing Unqualified Staff, Verify Credentials: Delhi Medical Council

New Delhi: Flagging that many health facilities, including hospitals and nursing homes, were employing unqualified or underqualified medical staff to deal with patients, the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) Saturday asked the…

  • Pharma
  • July 22, 2024
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Pharma MNCs Seek Relief From Price Control For Patented Drugs

New Delhi: The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI), which represents prominent multinational pharma companies, has sought exemption for patented and orphan drugs from the government-set price controls, people…

  • Pharma
  • July 22, 2024
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India Paves Way For A Cheaper Anti-TB Drug For Kids

New Delhi: The Indian Patent Office’s rejection of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) application for the paediatric version of its anti-tuberculosis (TB) drug, bedaquiline, is likely to have broader implications for access…

A Boy’s Favorite Shrimp Salad turned deadly on the playground

New Delhi: Mix of food and play can turn deadly for some. That is exactly what happened with 12 year old 6th standard student Aryan. Fortunately for him, he was…

  • Pharma
  • July 20, 2024
  • 216 views
Telangana Medical Council Officials Raid Clinics Operated By Quacks In Karimnagar

Hyderabad: Officials of the Telangana Medical Council (TGMC) raided three clinics operated by quacks in Karimnagar and found that they were writing prescriptions, administering antibiotics and steroids along with running…

  • Pharma
  • July 20, 2024
  • 214 views
Bhavnagar-Based Factory Caught Selling Fake Cosmetic Products On Amazon

Bhavnagar: Acting on a tip-off, the Food and Drug Administration uncovered a factory in Bhavnagar that was manufacturing various cosmetic soaps without permission and selling them online on websites as…

  • Pharma
  • July 20, 2024
  • 246 views
Boehringer Ingelheim Offers Humira Biosimilar At 92% Discount

Washington: Boehringer Ingelheim will sell an unbranded version of AbbVie’s reference drug at a 92% discount to gain traction in the Humira (adalimumab) biosimilar market. Patients will be able to purchase…

  • Pharma
  • July 20, 2024
  • 224 views
Quack Arrested In Gurugram For Running Clinic Without Degree

Gurugram: A fake doctor running a clinic without a degree was arrested with modern medicine and injections in his possession in Molahera village here, police said on Friday. The arrest was…

  • Pharma
  • July 19, 2024
  • 353 views
Dr. Reddy’s Signs Non-Exclusive Patent Licensing Agreement With Takeda To Commercialise Vonoprazan

Hyderabad: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.; along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”), today announced that it has entered into a non-exclusive patent licensing agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company…

  • Pharma
  • July 19, 2024
  • 329 views
Mankind Pharma And EQT Compete To Acquire BSV Group For Rs 14,000 Crore

New Delhi: Mankind Pharma is contending with a consortium led by Europe’s largest buyout group EQT and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) to purchase BSV Group (formerly Bharat Serums and…

  • Pharma
  • July 19, 2024
  • 345 views
FPME Seminar On New EBRC System Focuses On Quality Assurance In Pharma Products

Mumbai: The Federation of Pharmaceutical and Allied Products Merchant Exporters (FPME) hosted a seminar on July 17 in Mumbai with the focus on developing a comprehensive certification framework for assuring quality…

  • Pharma
  • July 18, 2024
  • 294 views
Union Health Minister JP Nadda Reviews Regulation Of Drugs, Cosmetics And Medical Devices

New Delhi: “For India to become the global leader in drugs regulation to match our global reputation of ‘Pharmacy of the World’, we need to have a world class regulatory framework…

  • Pharma
  • July 18, 2024
  • 208 views
Indian Rubber Gloves Association Calls For Ban On Chlorinated Gloves

Mumbai: Industry body Indian Rubber Gloves Manufacturers Association (IRGMA) on Wednesday called for a ban on the import of chlorinated gloves. The aim is to improve safety in hospitals and protect…

  • Pharma
  • July 18, 2024
  • 284 views
Mankind Pharma inks pact with Takeda to commercialise acidity drug in India

Delhi-based Mankind Pharma Limited has signed a non-exclusive patent licence agreement with Takeda Pharmaceuticals for commercialising acidity drug Vonoprazan in the Indian market. The agreement allows Mankind Pharma to launch…

  • Pharma
  • July 18, 2024
  • 211 views
Consumer Commission Fines BigMuscles Nutrition For Misleading Health Claims

Mumbai: The consumer commission in Mumbai has deemed BigMuscles Nutrition guilty of service deficiency for using ‘unknown’ amino acids to boost protein content in one of its health supplements. This practice,…

  • Pharma
  • July 17, 2024
  • 279 views
CCPA Slaps Rs 10 Lakh Fine On Firm Selling Ayurvedic Oil Through ‘Misleading’ Advertisements

NEW DELHI: Continuing its crackdown on misleading advertisements, Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has imposed Rs 10 lakh fine on a company selling an ayurvedic product claiming it as “magic oil”…

  • Pharma
  • July 17, 2024
  • 243 views
Medical Devices Import Grows 13 Per Cent In 2023-24

New Delhi: Imports of medical devices into India has grown around 13 per cent during the fiscal year 2023-24, with the growth in the imports of disposables growing almost 17.6…

  • Pharma
  • July 17, 2024
  • 372 views
Fake Cancer Drugs Case: Accused Worked For Top Hospitals, Eight Patients Traced: Delhi Police

New Delhi: Three months after a fake cancer drugs racket was busted, Delhi Police has said in its charge sheet that eight patients who consumed the spurious medicines were traced as…

Healthcare Leaders Expect Major Reforms in Upcoming Union Budget of Modi 3.0

New Delhi: As India anticipates the first comprehensive Union Budget under the Modi 3.0 government, the healthcare sector stands at a pivotal juncture. The interim budget has laid out a…

  • Pharma
  • July 16, 2024
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First Toll-Free National Anti-Narcotics Helpline To Be Launched

NEW DELHI: The first-ever national toll-free telephonic helpline – 1933 – along with an email is expected to be launched this week by Union home minister Amit Shah that will…