Pharma

Sep 20 2016

How “Brexit” might affect the pharmaceutical industry

#pharmaceutical industry # How “Brexit” might affect the pharmaceutical industry Anne Gulland. journalist, London, UK agullandbmj.com Big UK based drug companies have said they want Britain to remain in the EU, but would exit affect access to medicines? Anne Gulland examines the key questions Will new drugs take longer to reach the British market? This depends how the UK negotiates its exit from the EU. The UK could become part of the European Economic Area, like Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland. These countries are covered by the European Medicines Agency and still have access to the single marketing authorisation, meaning that …

Sep 20 2016

The Pharmaceutical Journal news, information and learning resources on pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences

#pharmaceutical news # People visit pharmacies to seek advice on everything from hay fever to stomach bugs and sprained wrists. While it is known that people also ask their pharmacist about dry eye, we know little about the frequency of such complaints or how knowledgeable pharmacists are in providing quality care, since they receive little formal training on the condition. The Pharmaceutical Journal has joined forces with UK health company RB and surveyed members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to gauge how commonly dry eye is seen in the pharmacy and devise an independent editorial campaign to address the learning …

Sep 20 2016

Injury statistics in the pharmaceutical industry

#pharmaceutical industry statistics # Injury statistics in the pharmaceutical industry How big is the problem in the pharmaceuticals industry? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) collate ergonomic injury data submitted through reportable accidents and diseases (RIDDOR reports). This data has been analysed to show the most common types of injury occurring within the pharmaceutical industry. The following graphs relate to the RIDDOR reports submitted to the HSE between 2001 2004 from the pharmaceuticals sector. Incidence of reported occupational injury Manual handling incidents were the most frequently reported RIDDOR, with upper limb disorders being third most frequent. Incidence of reported upper …

Sep 20 2016

Russian and Chinese pharmaceutical companies are ready for greater cooperation

#chinese pharmaceutical companies # Russian and Chinese pharmaceutical companies are ready for greater cooperation The direction on a strategic partnership between Russia and Chiba is not a temporary campaign but rather a policy that was precisely evaluated over the history of our cooperation. It is time to consider a more deep partnership in several erase such as education, science, and production of a globally competitive goods, said ARPM Director General, Victor Dmitriev at the Russia- China Dialogue that took place at the Russian Chamber of Commerce. Trade and economic relationships between the two countries have been developing over decades. Today …

Sep 20 2016

EFPIA – The Pharmaceutical Industry in figures – Edition 2015

#pharmaceutical industry statistics # The Pharmaceutical Industry in figures – Edition 2015 THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY: A KEY ASSET TO SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL PROGRESS Thanks to advances in science and technology, the researchbased pharmaceutical industry is entering an exciting new era in medicines development. Research methods are evolving and we have many promising prospects on the horizon – from the possibilities offered by personalised medicines, to the potential offered by harnessing the power of big data. The innovative pharmaceutical industry is driven by, and drives, medical progress. It aims to turn fundamental research into innovative treatments that are widely available and …

Sep 20 2016

Former Pharmaceutical Company Employees Arrested For Participating In Fentanyl Kickback Scheme

#pharmaceutical companies in nyc # Justice News Former Pharmaceutical Company Employees Arrested For Participating In Fentanyl Kickback Scheme Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Diego Rodriguez, Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and Scott Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General’s (“HHS-OIG”) New York Region, announced that JONATHAN ROPER, a former District Manager at a pharmaceutical company (“Pharma Company-1”), and FERNANDO SERRANO, a former sales representative at Pharma Company-1, were charged today with …

Sep 20 2016

AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Signs Collaborative Research and Development Agreement With Chinese Pharmaceutical Company

#chinese pharmaceutical companies # AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Signs Collaborative Research and Development Agreement With Chinese Pharmaceutical Company Agreement Is Significant Step Toward Marketing Docosanol in China SAN DIEGO, Jan 16, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — AVANIR Pharmaceuticals (Amex: AVN) announced today the signing of a collaborative research and development agreement with Shanghai New Asiatic Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd. a division of Shanghai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. the largest state-owned pharmaceutical conglomerate in the People’s Republic of China. The agreement is considered a preliminary step in the process toward marketing AVANIR’s docosanol 10% cream in the People’s Republic of China, including Hong Kong and …

Sep 20 2016

ComplianceOnline Dictionary- Pharmaceutical Compliance

#pharma compliance # Pharmaceutical Compliance Processes of Complying with Pharmaceutical Compliance Any pharma company need to follow the below given processes to be complaint with the pharmaceutical compliant: Written policies and procedures implementation; Organizing effective training and education for the employees; Appointing compliance officer and forming compliance committee monitoring progress towards compliance; Regular internal monitoring and auditing; Establishing effective communication; On time responding to address detected problems and taking up corrective action; and Enacting standards and disciplinary guidelines. Significant Aspects of Pharmaceutical ComplianceProduct Safety It is vital that product safety information is collected, reviewed, assessed and reported to the highest …

Sep 20 2016

Pharmaceutical GMP – NSF International

#gmp pharma # Pharmaceutical GMP Course Overview “Well planned. Professional tutors. It has been a pleasure. Good with the group works and the social arrangements.” Mie Weibel / PEC, Denmark “It is a fun and relaxed way of knowing much more about GMP.” Elma Snijder / Solvay, The Netherlands “Up-to-date knowledge from (in) good presentations. Well built, easy to understand, good examples.” Tibor Erdös / Beckton Dickinson & Co, Hungary “The standard of lecturers/presenters was excellent, very impressed with the quality and completeness of the material covered.” Gerrard Kemmy / Covidien, Republic of Ireland “Superb, enjoyable and expertly delivered. Many …

Sep 20 2016

Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor – The help to keep in Compliance

#pharma compliance # In The Headlines August 15, 2016 Ilyssa Levins | Center for Communication Compliance (CCC) This article delivers a clarion call to the pharmaceutical industry to recognize, support and champion the medical affairs professional as the cornerstone for reigniting trust in our industry. Medical affairs professionals are the face of our industry to healthcare professionals (HCPs) globally; rebuilding and maintaining trust among HCPs is vital The primary domains of the medical affairs function data, quality and safety – are foundations for trust building, according to 2016 data on trust in the pharmaceutical industry The three elements for building …