Medical Device Sector Pleads Govt To Implement MoH Certification For
The medical device
sector wants the Ministry of Heath and Family Welfare to implement the
Ministry of Health certification (MoH) in the country soon. The
industry is hopeful that this certification will give lot of
credibility to the industry both within the country and outside.
Healthcare To Acquire Pathway Medical Technologies
announced that its affiliate, MEDRAD, Inc. has acquired Pathway
Medical Technologies, Inc., of Kirkland, Washington. Financial terms
of the agreement were not disclosed. With this acquisition, Bayer
HealthCare is strengthening its MEDRAD Interventional business by
expanding its presence in the field of vascular intervention
Lifecare Steps Into Retailing Of Medical Devices
PUBLIC sector HLL
Lifecare Ltd, which is emerging as a full-spectrum healthcare company
beyond its mainstay portfolio of contraceptives, has ventured into the
retailing segment to sell medical devices and essential drugs.
Pharma, Medical Devices As Priority Sectors For 12th Plan
The Planning Commission
(PC) has placed pharmaceuticals and medical equipment sectors as
priority areas where India is enjoying a definite competitiveness and
having a higher potential to contribute to the overall contribution of
the manufacturing sector during the next Five year plan period.
Gujarat : Leading The Medical Device Sector In India
Apart from being hailed
as the pharmaceutical hub of the country, another sector that is fast
caching up the frenzy of this industry-friendly state is the medical
device sector. Suja Nair shirodkar taps the latest in this sector from
In spite of having huge
growth potential within the country, medical device sector still
remains to be one of the fields that yet has to be explored by many.
Only a handful of the states in the country has taken active
initiative to push this niche but highly dependable sector at a growth
Medical Device Industry Needs More R&D Boost From Government
LACK of research and
development (R&D) facilities specifically dedicated for medical device
sector is posing as a major impediment for development of this sector.
The government needs to take proactive steps towards developing a
proper infrastructure in the country for R&D to level up with the
benchmark set up by the global market, said D L Pandya, who is a
senior medical device industry consultant from Gujarat.