Pharma News

Can corporate India leverage the inherent tenacity and leadership quality of the educated disabled to benefit both business and society?

  • Posted on: 11 February 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(Business Wire India); India has a very unique talent pool of an estimated 2-3 million educated disabled. What makes them so unique? The educated disabled have demonstrated tremendous resilience and have been toughened by the day to day challenges of inadequate school facilities, lack of accommodating transport infrastructure and yet have graduated from high schools and colleges. This segment of society reflects an enormous “can-do” attitude and is equipped with tremendous staying power which corporate India can leverage.

India brace up to achieve worm-free status

  • Posted on: 10 February 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda launched the National Deworming initiative aimed to protect more than 24 crore children in the ages of 1-19 years from intestinal worms, on the eve of the National Deworming Day, at Jaipur. Also present at the function were Shri Rajendra Rathore, Health Minister, Rajasthan. They administered the deworming tablets to some school going children.

U.K. subsidiary of Cipla enters into a joint venture with Cooper Pharma and PHI

  • Posted on: 10 February 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Cipla Ltd., a global pharmaceutical company which uses cutting edge technology and innovation to meet the everyday needs of all patients, today announced that it’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cipla (EU) Limited, U.K. has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Cipla’s existing business partners in Morocco – Societe Marocaine De Cooperation Pharmaceutique (“Cooper Pharma”) and The Pharmaceutical Institute (PHI).

Need for innovation in systems for effective healthcare delivery - Shri J P Nadda

  • Posted on: 9 February 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

There is a need for innovation in the systems and practices in delivery of healthcare to enhance their effectiveness. There is an equal need for sharing of best practices between the various stakeholders in the health sector in order to benefit from the prevalent knowledge and experience in different quarters. Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda stated this at the Third Biennial International Conference and Advanced Live Laparoscopic Workshop- ENDOLAP 2014, organised by the Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, on 7th Feb.

Separate Regulator for alternative medicine streams planned

  • Posted on: 9 February 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

A separate regulator for alternative medicine streams like Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani is being planned by the government under a new health policy to be unveiled shortly. Minister of State for Health Shripad Yesso Naik said a Cabinet note is being finalised for new regulations of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) products under the new AYUSH health policy.

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