Pharma News

Eminence Business Media presents Pharma Authors Roundtable at JW Marriott, Mumbai

  • Posted on: 4 February 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Eminence Business Media organized “Pharma Authors Roundtable” on January 22nd, 2020 at Hotel JW Marriott, Mumbai inviting all the young writers & authors to present their ideas, success stories, case studies on how did they manage/handle a project successfully. This event was Eminence Business Media’s initiative towards creating a platform for established & new authors to get their names featured as the co-author of an upcoming book on project management by Mr. John Robert.

FDA requests withdrawal of bacitracin for injection from market

  • Posted on: 3 February 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has requested that all current manufacturers of bacitracin for injection voluntarily withdraw their product from the market. Bacitracin for injection is currently FDA-approved to treat infants with pneumonia and empyema (a collection of pus in the space between the membranes lining the lungs) caused by staphylococci, a type of bacteria, shown to be susceptible to the drug.

Gilead Sciences remdesivir is breakthrough treatment for coronavirus ?

  • Posted on: 3 February 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Gilead is working closely with global health authorities to respond to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak through the appropriate experimental use of our investigational compound remdesivir. Together with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the China CDC and National Medical Product Administration (NMPA), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the U.S. National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and along with individual researchers and clinicians, Gilead is focused on contributing our antiviral expertise and resources to help patients and communities fighting 2019-nCoV.

FDA Continues Strong Support of Innovation in Development of Gene Therapy Products

  • Posted on: 1 February 2020
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

This is a pivotal time in the field of gene therapy as the FDA continues its efforts to support innovators developing new medical products for Americans and others around the world. To date, the FDA has approved four gene therapy products, which insert new genetic material into a patient’s cells. The agency anticipates many more approvals in the coming years, as evidenced by the more than 900 investigational new drug (IND) applications for ongoing clinical studies in this area. The FDA believes this will provide patients and providers with increased therapeutic choices.

WHO, China leaders discuss next steps in battle against coronavirus outbreak

  • Posted on: 1 February 2020
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, today met President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China in Beijing. They shared the latest information on the novel coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) outbreak and reiterated their commitment to bring it under control.

FDA launches mobile-friendly database with information on life-saving HIV drugs as part of ongoing mission to empower the public through increased access to information and data

  • Posted on: 1 February 2020
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of an interactive database that will offer a wealth of critical information about antiretrovirals (ARVs) eligible for purchase under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program. This launch is an important step in our ongoing commitment to address the global HIV epidemic and is consistent with our efforts to modernize and improve access to information and unleash the power of data.

Pharmacy colleges involved in malpractices to shutdown, due to efforts of GSPC and PCI

  • Posted on: 1 February 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

For a long time Gujarat State Pharmacy Council (GSPC) had been receiving so many doubtful applications for registration of pharmacist. There were so many irregularities found in studies, study after a long age gap, and 10th and 12th science done from UP board or Open Board and the taking admission in Diploma Pharmacy.

FDA Announces Key Actions to Advance Development of Novel Coronavirus Medical Countermeasures

  • Posted on: 31 January 2020
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced critical actions to advance development of novel coronavirus medical countermeasures.

As with any emerging public health threat, the FDA will collaborate with interagency partners, product developers, international partners and global regulators to expedite the development and availability of medical products needed to diagnose, treat, mitigate and prevent such outbreaks.

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