Posts In: Pharma

DCGI extends deadline till April 30, 2021 for allowing import of drugs with residual shelf life less than 60%

December 30, 2020 Pharma

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has extended the deadline till April 30, 2021 for allowing import of drugs with residual shelf life less...

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Container shortage are delay pharma exports, affect sector’s financial performance: Industry

December 30, 2020 Pharma

The pharma industry in India is facing a severe container shortage, and unavailability of space on vessels across the country is impacting the pharma export...

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India’s indigenous solution to COVID-19 in progress

December 30, 2020 Pharma

To fight the Novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, the virus behind the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 disease, a Nagpur based Indian biotechnology company, GeNext Genomics (GNG), is...

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Messenger RNA gave us a COVID-19 vaccine. Will it treat diseases, too?

December 23, 2020 Pharma

The dramatic success of two COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials last month marked a triumph for a previously unproven medical technology. The vaccines, one of...

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Hyderabad emerges as the COVID-19 vaccine capital of the world

December 23, 2020 Pharma

Amid the gloom caused by COVID-19, one sector which provided a ray of hope was life sciences and turning the challenge into an opportunity, Hyderabad...

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29,000 cold chain points, 41,000 deep freezers: How India is prepping for Covid-19 vaccination

December 23, 2020 Pharma

As the Indian government prepares for a mega Covid-19 vaccination drive in the coming months, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today informed about...

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Vaccination drive in India may start in January, says Adar Poonawalla as Serum Institute hopes to get nod by December

December 16, 2020 Pharma

Pune’s SII is preparing to manufacture enough vaccines for the government as well as private makers. Serum Institute of India’s CEO Adar Poonawalla has said...

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Biological E’s typhoid vaccine gets WHO prequalification

December 16, 2020 Pharma

Biopharma player Biological E Ltd said its Typhoid Conjugate vaccine (TCV) TYPHIBEV has received World Health Organisation (WHO) prequalification, making BE one of the only...

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Atmanirbhar Bharat: This woman entrepreneur’s company is offering RT-PCR testing for COVID-19 at an affordable cost of Rs 499

December 16, 2020 Pharma

Certified by ICMR and NABL, aviation company Spicejet’s subsidiary SpiceHealth recently launched affordable RT-PCR testing for COVID-19, priced at Rs 499. Nearly a year after...

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