Drug regulators and trial designs should assess benefits that actually matter to people with cancer, says Ajay Aggarwal.

Original Source

Last year, two Union ministers and 10 MPs had forwarded objections from a drug traders’ lobby to HealthMin.

HYDERABAD: It was way back in 2013 that the then government had announced that polluting industries in the city would be shifted out of the city to areas beyond the Outer Ring Road (ORR).

To prevent indiscriminate sale of topical preparations containing steroids and antibiotics without prescription, the Health Ministry has banned over-the-counter sale of around 14 such creams.

There is no definite proposal for a new drug policy before the government at present though some stakeholders have discussed the basic contents that should go into a draft pharma policy, Parliament

About 100 polluting firms to be relocated to outskirts in 3 months.

HYDERABAD: Taking a tough stand, the Telangana Pollution Control Board (TPCB) closed four industries on the outskirts of the city for violating pollution norms.

Invites proposals from the pharma industry to produce affordable medicines

Millions of people, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, lack access to effective pharmaceuticals, often because they are unaffordable. The 2001 Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopted the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) Agreement and Public Health. The declaration recognized the implications of intellectual property rights for both new medicine development and the price of medicines.

NEW DELHI: An analysis of bills from four reputed private hospitals in Delhi and NCR by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has revealed that they are making profits of up to 1,737

Pages