Industry News

US FDA issues final guidance for selection of appropriate Package Type terms for labeling injectable medical products

  • Posted on: 30 October 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

US FDA has issued the final guidance for Selection of the Appropriate Package Type Terms and Recommendations for Labeling Injectable Medical Products Packaged in Multiple-Dose, Single-Dose, and Single-Patient-Use Containers1 for Human Use.

New global commitment to primary health care for all at Astana conference

  • Posted on: 30 October 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Countries around the world today agreed to the Declaration of Astana, vowing to strengthen their primary health care systems as an essential step toward achieving universal health coverage.

The Declaration of Astana reaffirms the historic 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata, the first time world leaders committed to primary health care.

Novartis announces planned acquisition of Endocyte to expand expertise in radiopharmaceuticals and build on commitment to transformational therapeutic platforms

  • Posted on: 22 October 2018
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Novartis announced that it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger with Endocyte, a US-based biopharmaceutical company focused on developing targeted therapeutics for cancer treatment. Under the terms of the agreement, Novartis would acquire all outstanding shares of Endocyte common stock for USD 24 per share. This offer values Endocyte's equity at USD 2.1 billion.

FDA’s new steps to help produce farmers, processors more effectively comply with food safety requirements

  • Posted on: 22 October 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Fruits and vegetables are a key part of a healthy diet. But because of the way produce is grown, handled and consumed – often raw – it can become contaminated with foodborne pathogens that may make consumers sick. Farmers understand the importance of food safety when they grow their crops. So did Congress when it passed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This law, for the first time, charged the FDA with establishing science-based standards for the safe production and harvesting of produce.

SCHOTT announce the launch of a new glass tank in its Indian manufacturing plant at Jambusar, Gujarat.

  • Posted on: 22 October 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

SCHOTT AG, a global pioneer in manufacturing pharmaceutical glass and packaging, has announced the launch of a new glass tank in its Indian manufacturing plant at Jambusar, Gujarat. The German technology group is further growing its production capacity through this new tank facility with a total investment of more than 20 million euros. The invest comes at a time when the company is celebrating 20 years of operations in India.

EMA is hosting workshop on “Regulatory science Strategy to 2025”

  • Posted on: 18 October 2018
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

EMA is hosting a workshop on Wednesday, 24 October to gather insight from stakeholders on the key areas in human medicines to be covered in its ‘Regulatory Science Strategy to 2025’, a proposed new high-level plan for advancing its engagement with regulatory science.

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