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CII Concerned About Misleading Reports Portraying Indian Drugs And Devices Regulators In Poor Light

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Medical Technology division, Chairman, Pavan Choudary on Monday expressed concern about the recent misleading reports in certain sections of the media portraying Indian Drugs and Devices Regulators in poor light.

“We believe that the Indian Drugs and Devices regulatory agencies are truly doing a commendable job by effectively monitoring the quality of medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics products...

Gujarat FDCA Proposes To Share Its XLN Software With CDSCO

The Gujarat Food and Drug Control Administration (Guj FDCA) recently made a proposal to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) urging him to consider entering into a tri-party agreement between the state regulatory body, DCGI and Gujarat National Informatics Centre (NIC) for sharing its self-licensing software Extended Licensing and Laboratory Note (XLN) with interested parties...

Biomedical Waste Causes 10-15% Infections Among Public In AP

The biomedical waste generated from hospitals causes 10-15 % infections in Andhra Pradesh, revealed a survey released by Multipurpose Awareness Society in Hyderabad...

Indian Pharma Industry To Make 27% Growth By 2016: Deloitte Report

India’s pharmaceutical sales, worth 22.6 billion dollar in 2012, is expected to register 27 % growth to reach 27 bn dollar by 2016, according to the Deloitte 2014 Global Life Sciences Outlook report...

Interventional Cardiac Devices Market To Reach $6.93 Bn In 2020

The Interventional Cardiac Devices Market, estimated $1.49 billion in 2013 is likely to reach $6.93 billion in 2020, according to an analysis from Frost & Sullivan....

MTAB To Be Set Up To Assess Medical Tech

The Department of Health Research (DHR) will set up a Medical Technology Assessment Board (MTAB) to evaluate all kinds of existing and new medical technologies, in line with the recommendation of the Planning Commission working group for the current Five Year Plan...

Pharmexcil to establish warehousing facility in Nigeria

The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil), is planning to establish a warehousing facility in Nigeria to support Indian exporters in Africa...

GE, IIT Madras Ink R&D Pact To Speed Up Innovation For Healthcare

GE Healthcare, the US$ 18 billion healthcare business of General Electric Company and Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC), a multi-disciplinary R&D centre of IIT Chennai have entered into a three-year collaborative research and development agreement for innovating a range of disruptive and affordable healthcare solutions. GE will provide a grant of Rs.75 lakh to HTIC towards research and development of these disruptive solutions that can benefit all emerging markets....