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More Than 10k Transcriptions Required Each Yr

The $250-million medical transcription (MT) industry in India is on a roll. With replacements hard to come by for transcriptionists moving out of service in the US, the largest market, the MT industry in India is upbeat. India needs more than 10,000 MTs every year, and the industry is growing at around 50% annually...

Marck Biosciences To Inject Rs 72 crore For Kheda Unit

Marck Biosciences, and IV fluids maker, has planned an investment of Rs 72 crore at its existing Kheda facility. The fresh investment is towards creating additional capacity especially in small volume parenterals (SPV) which is used in ophthalmic and respiratory products...

Centre Extends Application Deadline For Import, Registration of Medical Devices to June 29

The Union ministry of health and family welfare, which came out with the guidelines for licensing of import and manufacture of medical devices with a deadline of sixty days with effect from March 1, 2006, has now postponed the deadline to June 29, 2006...

Guideline For Medical Devices May Hurt Industry : CII

The new guidelines for import and manufacture of medical devices will affect the medical devices manufacturing sector in India, as some of the stipulations will create bottle-necks to the logistics of medical devices and the new players in the field, observes Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)...

Axa Sets Up IV Fluids Facility At Roorkee

Axa Parenterals Ltd. is setting up a new sterile manufacturing facility at Roorkee in Uttaranchal for manufacturing sterile formulations. The plant will start production within two-three months...

Punjab Government Plans To Introduce Medical Engineering Courses At University Level

The Punjab State Department of Medical Education and Research has asked the universities of the state to introduce new courses meant to groom biomedical and hospital engineers...

Korean Co Nuga Medicals Enters Indian Market

The Korean medical and health equipments manufacturer and medical service provider, Nuga Medicals Co. Ltd., has entered into Indian market with an exclusive collaboration with a Mumbai based company named Nuga Best Therapy (Maharashtra) Pvt. Ltd...

Health Ministry To Lay Down Quality Standards For Medical Devices Soon

A national level study, commissioned by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has highlighted the importance of comprehensive regulation of medical devices. The study called for the preparation of an inventory of products and product groups of various medical devices and equipment that are available in the market...