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  • Community Pharmacist: Back Bone of Health Care Profession

    Prabodh V Sapkale
    Department of Ph. Chemistry,
    Shellino Education Society's, Arunamai College of Pharmacy, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India

    Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) states that B.Pharm graduates should register under state pharmacy council and become registered pharmacists. However, in spite of being registered as pharmacists, they are not eligible for pharmacist vacancies in most of government health care sectors.

  • Why generic drugs not so popular?

    India, a global market leader in the export of generic drugs to countries such as the United States and Japan, as well as to countries in Africa and Europe. Generic drugs have the same chemical composition as branded drugs. But they are sold under the chemical names which are not familiar with the general public. Popular branded drugs are too expensive. Facilitating usage of generic medicines instead of expensive branded drugs is perhaps one of the most effective ways bringing down the medical costs. This will be beneficial for large section of population.

  • Cosmetics Product Testing: A Must for its Success

    Vinay Kumar Singh.
    Chief Research Officer
    Parammount Cosmetics India Limited,
    Bangalor, Karnataka

    Product is successful when it sells in the market and brings profit and revenue for the manufacturer. For a successful product, quality is an important factor for consumer to accept it. In order to ascertain quality of a product, it must be tested on various parameters. Without testing the product, one can not be sure of its quality, safety and efficacy. Before any new product is put in the market, it must be thoroughly tested.

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  • Best Calibration Methods and Frequency

    Calibration is important for industrial plants as the safety and production of good quality products is required. Without proper calibration, some technical problems can arise which can be disastrous for your plant. This makes calibration very important for an industrial plant.

  • Role of Pharmacist to minimize impact of Medical Errors on Families & Professionals

    Surgeries and hospital stays are designed to improve a patient’s health. When patients are harmed by a preventable medical error, they can feel robbed of that natural expectation of help and healing. These errors really cast a very, very long shadow. What was supposed to be a safe place turned out to be a very dangerous place.

  • Ultrasound Technology – An emerging tool for bioprocessing

    “Several processes that take place in the presence of cells or enzymes are activated by ultrasonic waves. High intensity ultrasound can break cells or denature enzymes, however low intensity ultrasound can improve mass transfer of reagents and products through the boundary layer or through the cellular wall and membrane.

  • Is there any hope of improving health care services in rural India?

    In India, instead of huge growth orientated policies adopted by the government, the health status of Indians, is still a cause of main concern, especially that of the rural population. About 75% of health infrastructure, medical man power and other health resources are concentrated in urban areas where 25% of the population live. Contagious, infectious and waterborne diseases such as diarrhoea, amoebiasis, typhoid, infectious hepatitis, worm infestations, measles, malaria, tuberculosis, whooping cough, respiratory infections, pneumonia and reproductive tract infections dominate the morbidity pattern, especially in rural areas.

  • Substantiating Cosmetics Product Claims

    Vinay Kumar Singh.
    Chief Research Officer
    Parammount Cosmetics India Limited,
    Bangalor, Karnataka

    The success of a product in Today’s market place is less a function of the product performance and more a function of how it is promoted to the public. Although the cosmetic industry appears to be dominated by marketing agents, chemists play a key role in supporting their company in its choice of claims used in product promotion




    Komal Saini
    Department of Pharmaceutics,
    University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
    Panjab University,
    Chandigarh, India.

    Nanomaterials and nanotechnology play pivotal roles in emerging science and technology, and are poised to have a broad and fundamental impact on the global economy.

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