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India

Patanjali targeted by INC as it hurts Sonia Gandhi family’s benefactor?

Patanjali is in competition with many pharma firms that are looking for a vaccine for COVID to which Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donates

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India

Cipla launches generic remdesivir for COVID-19 patients in India

In May, Gilead Sciences Inc extended a voluntary non-exclusive license to Cipla to manufacture and market generic version of remedisvir called Cipremi

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Health

Therapy based on antibodies better way than vaccine to fight COVID?

Manufacturers not needing a steady supply of antibody-rich blood to produce monoclonal antibodies makes this therapy easier to scale up

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Health

Cancer aggravates due to Bangladeshi drugs

Cancer drugs, like other drugs, are sold not through retailers but distributors; it will be easy to identify the people in the business

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India

Generic drugs can’t be called ‘counterfeit’: WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organisation has ruled that the term ‘counterfeit’ can be used only for protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), and not as a descriptor for low-cost generic medicines. Instead, the word ‘falsified’ can be used for medicines of lower quality. In July this year, EU’s instruction to its 28 member countries to withdraw […]

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Sci-Tech

Strategic alliance to deal with metabolic disorder

Bengaluru: Jubilant Biosys Ltd, a Bengaluru-based subsidiary of Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd, and Sanofi Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, announced a strategic alliance to discover and develop small molecule inhibitors for multiple targets in the metabolic disorders therapeutic area. The research alliance is aimed at developing therapeutic small molecules that will address the unmet needs in diabetes and obesity. The collaboration […]

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India

Inter-ministerial cooperation for skill development

New Delhi — After the emphasis on Digital India, the country is now seeing Union Ministries coming together to give shape to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a “Skilled India”. In a strategic tie up to scale up skill development and entrepreneurship initiatives in the country, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) here […]