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Slow approvals put India's clinical trials at risk

Feb 13, 2013

Slow approvals put India's clinical trials at risk

Drugs firms complain that sluggish bureaucracy in New Delhi and a lack of legal clarity on how to conduct clinical trials have created a climate of regulatory uncertainty in the market. #HowThisWorks #Pharma #Drug trials #Litigataion #Drugmakers
Illegal drug trials: Human rights body issues notice to Centre

Feb 07, 2013

Illegal drug trials: Human rights body issues notice to Centre

The National Human Rights Commission Thursday issued notice to the union ministry of health and family welfare over the alleged clinical drug trials on 3,479 children in the last five years in three government hospitals in Delhi. #NewsTracker #illegal drug trials
India's poor: Pharma industry's favourite 'guinea pigs'?

Nov 28, 2012

India's poor: Pharma industry's favourite 'guinea pigs'?

India's poor, willingly and unwillingly, have turned out to be the favourite guinea pigs for pharma companies in India and abroad. #HowThisWorks #Pharmaceutical industry #human drug trials

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India's poor: Pharma industry's favourite 'guinea pigs'?

Sep 18, 2014

Appeals court reconsidering Barry Bonds conviction

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds may yet overturn his obstruction of justice conviction. Several members of an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals expressed skepticism Thursday over the sole count that baseball's career home run l...
India's poor: Pharma industry's favourite 'guinea pigs'?

Sep 18, 2014

UK university starts Ebola vaccine tests

A healthy British volunteer has become the first person to receive a new vaccine for the Ebola virus in a trial at the University of Oxford. The testing began on Wednesday as Britain announced it would increase aid to Sierra Leone to provide 700 trea... #Barack Obama #Africa #Senegal #United Kingdom #University of Oxford #Sierra Leone #Liberia #World Health Organisation #GlaxoSmithKline Inc #National Institutes of Health #Republic of Guinea
India's poor: Pharma industry's favourite 'guinea pigs'?

Sep 18, 2014

UK's first volunteer 'absolutely fine' after Ebola vaccine trial

A HEALTHY British woman yesterday became the first volunteer to receive a potentially life-saving new vaccine to tackle the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa. Ruth Atkins, a communications manager in the NHS from Marcham in Oxfordshire, Engla... #West Africa #Europe #Barack Obama #Senegal #University of Oxford #National Health Service #Sierra Leone #Liberia #Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf #Republic of Guinea