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Feb 20, 2018
Margins on drugs as high as 1,192% in four private hospitals: NPPANon-scheduled drugs and diagnostic services constituted major components of charges billed to patients in four private hospitals with margins as high as 1,192 percent, drug pricing regulator NPPA said on Tuesday
Jan 28, 2018
Researchers have developed a marking system to clamp down on all types of piracy in manufacturingThis system is "the safest in the world" when it comes to clamping down on all types of pirate manufacturing, according to head of the researchers.
Jan 23, 2018
India could soon lose ‘Pharmacy of the world’ tag as the drug industry becomes increasingly dependent on ChinaIndia now depends on China fully for ingredients to make not only an advanced drug but also essential drugs like paracetamol, metformin, aspirin etc.
Jan 10, 2018
Cabinet nod for 100% FDI in single brand retail via automatic route; 49% in Air India through approvalForeign investment(s) in Air India including that of foreign Airline(s) shall not exceed 49 percent either directly or indirectly
Jan 07, 2018
Eight Chinese pharma cos to be blacklisted for quality issues, may lead to shortage of medicinesThe Indian government has issued show cause notices to, and may soon blacklist, eight Chinese pharmaceutical companies found to be supplying poor quality raw material to drug manufacturers in this country
Jan 04, 2018
Infosys and ValGenesis partner to bring paperless validation to the pharmaceutical and biotech industryThrough this Infosys said it would help biopharma and medical devices customers transform to next generation of automation driven quality.
Dec 27, 2017
Govt's cheaper medicare drive pinches pharmaceutical sector, private hospitals in 2017While the government's directive to doctors to prescribe only generic names unsettled pharma companies, the NPPA's (National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority) move to cap prices of medical devices such as stents and knee implants created discomfort for the manufacturers.
Dec 26, 2017
Clinical testing of drugs on dogs is a cruel practice, doesn't add value or provide data that is applicable to humansThe primary objection to the specific use of dogs in testing is thus simple — the data derived from dogs is not predictive enough to be applied to the case of humans
Dec 22, 2017
NPPA sets deadline to lower prices of syringes and needles; manufacturers volunteer, set trade margin at 75%Syringe and needle manufacturers set trade margins at maximum 75 percent in an attempt to self-regulate prices; NPPA sets deadline to 26 January
Dec 15, 2017
Gurugram child dies of dengue: NPPA says Fortis overcharged patient's family by margin as high as 1700%Fortis hospital at Gurgaon charged as high as 1,700 percent margin on consumables and medicines used for the treatment of a dengue patient who subsequently died of the illness, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said