Hindustan Latex To Open Hospitals
Public sector Hindustan Latex plans to set up low-cost hospitals,
particularly in northern India, to promote good quality reproductive
Hindustan Latex and HLFPPT, a non-profit organization promoted by the
company, have decided to join hands to set up hospitals in Uttar
Pradesh, Bihar and Uttaranchal under the Lifespring Hospital
Dickinson To Make India Base For New Drugs
US based Becton, Dickinson and company, is planning to make its India
facility a manufacturing base for new drug delivery systems (NDDS)
such as pre-filled syringes and oral packs...
Upgrades Facility In India
Brussels based biopharma major, Solvay group has decided to expand and
upgrade its facilities in Panoli in Gujarat.
The expansion will result in the creation of a new, world class
production unit for polyetherether ketone (PEEK) and other materials
in the ultra-performance segment of the specialty polymers business...
Interface Technology Explores India Operations
Washington DC based Nano Interface Technology is looking to capture
the country's booming orthopedic and dental implants market. The
company's president and CEO, Dr C P Singh met with Ram Vilas Paswan,
minister of chemicals, fertilizers and steel to explore the
possibility of establishing a factory in India for orthopedic and
Chemists Prescribe Retail Pill For Survival
Survival of Fittest
Unorganised pharmacists n the country growing @ 8-9%/yr
They command a market share of about 90%
To form All India Chemist and Druggist Association
Plan to launch retail chain co with a common branding
Pilot project to start in Mumbai in 2007
Ernst & Young appointed consultant for the project
New trade model to have centralised purchasing, uniform transport
facility, trade policy, marketing techniques.
Move to help small retailer retain mkt in face of competition from the
organised retail chains. More...
India, Germany Plan Mutual Recognition of GMP Certification
India is likely to sign an agreement with Germany on mutual
recognition of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification for
drug manufacturing units. A high level delegation is currently on a
visit to Germany to work out the details of the agreement...
Chennai Based C&D Assn Moots Medi Linc, A Retail Chain For Small Drug
The Chemists and Druggists Association - retail (C&D Retail), a
Chennai based trade body for small retail drug stores, has launched a
move to bring all small retail drug stores under one brand name by
forming a retail store chain called Medi Linc. The process of
registering the brand name is in progress...
Plans Quality Standards For Blood Banks, Medical Imaging Services
The National Accreditation Board for Hospital & Healthcare Providers (NABH),
set up by Quality Council of India (QCI), is planning to extend its
services into the accreditation of blood banks, medical imaging
services, dental clinics, nursing centres and ayurvedic hospitals
soon. The move is in tune with the increasing demand for accredited
healthcare establishments for promoting healthcare tourism in a big