The Indian government has revealed details of its plan to establish itself as a supplier of low-cost, high-quality generic medicines. Instead of relying on the big beasts of Indian generics production, the government is to source its drugs from small and medium-sized players.
The GlaxoSmithKline officials accused of orchestrating its $489 million Chinese bribery scandal may have dodged prison sentences in the country, but a Shanghai health official linked to the British pharma won't be so lucky.
Teva has been investigating for some time whether its business practices abroad have breached the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and/or local laws. And now, it says it's "likely" they have.
SINGAPORE-- One of the world's most prestigious medical journals called for India to abandon its current proposal to change the way it regulates drugs and come up with a new plan.
SINGAPORE-- China sales of Sanofi's heart and diabetes drugs contributed heavily to sales growth in the country last year, with the market witnessing twice the growth of the rest of the world combined.
SINGAPORE-- Aurobindo Pharma's U.S. unit, AuroMedics Pharma USA, says that if the U.S. FDA manages to speed up its approval process for generic drugs in the coming fiscal year, its earnings could shoot up by half.
Amid rapid growth in China's medical device sector, investors are looking to cash in on the market with a string of M&A deals.
Cipla, which has been building beachheads and production capacity in hot spots where most Western drugmakers are loath to go, will now create a joint venture in Morocco and build a drug manufacturing facility there.
South Korea's Celltrion will start sales of Remsima, its biosimilar of Johnson & Johnson's Remicade (infliximab) in a dozen European countries in February, according to Joon Seok Kim of Celltrion Public Relations on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE-- Cellular Biomedicine Group has bought chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapies from the Chinese PLA General Hospital in a deal valued at RMB12 million ($1.9 million) to be paid in three installments.