• Pharma
  • January 3, 2024
‘70% of admitted patients given antibiotics’

NEW DELHI: Nearly 7 out of 10 admitted patients are prescribed antibiotics, a survey carried out in 20 public hospitals across the country has revealed. A survey carried out in 20 public hospitals…

  • Pharma
  • December 16, 2023
With over 4,000 manufacturing units, Gujarat flag bearer of India’s pharma industry: State govt

Gujarat has been the flag bearer of India‘s pharma industry and a hub for pharmaceutical manufacturing and exports for years, the state government has said as it gears up to host the…

  • Pharma
  • October 14, 2023
CDSCO approves India’s first CAR-T cell therapy against certain blood cancers

ImmunoACT is an IIT Bombay incubated company-backed by drug maker Laurus Labs on Friday said it has received approval from Indian drug regulator the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) for its…

  • Pharma
  • August 21, 2023
Generic drugs issue: Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya to meet IMA, NMC brass today

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya has called a meeting on Monday to discuss the newly-notified regulation – National Medical Commission Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 2023 – which, among other things,…

  • Pharma
  • August 12, 2023
Trans-fatty acids killing 5.4 lakh a year: Govt

NEW DELHI : High intake of trans-fatty acids increases the risk of coronary heart disease, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya told Lok Sabha on Friday. In a written reply to a Parliament question, Mandaviya said industrially…

  • Pharma
  • August 8, 2023
Lok Sabha approves bill to expand J&K pharmacists’ job opportunities

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill allowing those qualified or registered under the Jammu & Kashmir Pharmacy Act to be registered as pharmacists under the Pharmacy Act, thus doing away with…

  • Pharma
  • July 29, 2023
Indian-made cold syrup sent to Iraq contains poison, test shows

A cold medication made in India and sold in Iraq is tainted with toxic chemicals, a test commissioned by Bloomberg News shows, the latest in a series of alarming revelations about syrup medicines used by children…

  • Pharma
  • July 26, 2023
India produces over 60,000 generic drugs, highlights MoS Bhagwant Khuba

India‘s pharmaceuticals industry is the third largest by volume and the 13th largest by value in the world producing more than 60,000 generic drugs across 60 therapeutic categories, stated Minister of State (MoS) for…

  • Pharma
  • May 13, 2021
Job Openings for Pharmacists at MCL

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited is one of the major coal producing company of India. It is one of the eight subsidiaries of Coal India Limited. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited was carved out…

  • Pharma
  • May 11, 2021
Bharat Biotech begins direct supply of COVAXIN to 14 states

Bharat Biotech has commenced direct supply of its C-19 vaccine ‘COVAXIN’ to 14 states, including Delhi and Maharashtra, with effect from May 1, according to the company’s Joint Managing Director…