Gujarat To Bolster Healthcare Sector
Gujarat is now looking for upgradation of
healthcare sector in the state to provide better social life. For the
purpose, the state plans to introduce Public Health Act to streamline
the health sector and address the entire gamut the health related
Organize Seminars On Regulation On Medical Devices
In the wake of DCGI’s warning of strict
action against the medical devices manufacturers, who run their
business without licenses, the CII is making efforts to bring the
regulators and the industry on a single platform to instill awareness
on the issue of regulation on medical devices.....
Conference Theme For Next Delhi IPC: “Regulation For Better
The next Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC),
scheduled to be held in Delhi from December 12 to 14 under the aegis
of Indian Pharmacy Graduate Association (IPGA), will have ‘Pharma
Vision 2020: Regulations for better healthcare’ as the central
Launches Coroflex Please Drug Eluting Stent In India
B Braun Melsungen AG, Germany, one of the
medical devices manufacturing majors, has launched the next generation
‘drug eluting stent’ (DES) - Coroflex Please - in India. The Coroflex
Please is designed to overcome current procedural limitations of the
first generation DES.....
IL&FS Ink Mou For An Integrated Medical Devices And Diagnostic
Hindustan Latex (HLL)has signed a
memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Infrastructure Leasing and
Financial Services (IL&FS) for developing an integrated medical
devices and diagnostic manufacturing park (MediPark) at Chengalpet
near Chennai, Tamil Nadu.....
Finance Center Of Excellence For Medical Textiles
The South India Textile Research
Association (SITRA) based in Coimbatore has been identified by the
Union Ministry of Textiles as the center of excellence for production
of medical textiles products.....
Kehlescope, A Tongue Depressor For Examining The Oral Cavity, Invented
By Indian Doctors
Doctors at a Medical College at
Thrivananthapuram, Dr. V. S. Ajith Kumar, Dr. V. S. Arun Kumar and Dr.
N. Viswanathan have invented compact equipment, named Kehlescope,
which uses eco – friendly components and can be used by doctors as a
tongue depressor for examining the oral cavity.....
Productivity Council finds 40% SSI units shut due to enforcement of
Almost 40 per cent of the small scale drug
units had to close down their operations during the past 3 years as
they were not able to bear the cost of implementing Schedule M norms.
The Union health ministry enforced the Schedule M norms from 2005 as a
step towards improving the operations of the small scale sector in the
new competitive environment.....
to establish offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad soon
To make the inspections and other related
activities in the country more frequent and foolproof, the US FDA may
soon establish its offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad in
Spurious drugs bill to be moved in next session of parliament
The Union health ministry will put on fast
track the much delayed Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Bill, 2005,
stipulating stricter penalties for manufacturing and selling spurious
drugs and will move the bill in the forthcoming monsoon session of
Parliament. The bill has recently received the Union Cabinet's
launches first tele-homeopathic clinic at Mumbai
Dr Batra's Positive Health Clinic Pvt Ltd
(DBPHCPL), the Mumbai-based homeopathic healthcare corporate, has
launched tele-homeopathic clinic to connect its 25 clinics throughout
16 major cities in the country in Mumbai. The company claims that the
clinic is the first tele-homeopathic facility in the world.....
allots Rs 630 cr for medicinal plants cultivation covering one lakh
About one lakh hectares of land will be
covered under medicinal plants through direct financial assistance by
the year of 2011-12 under the centrally-sponsored scheme of national
mission on medicinal plants at a total outlay of Rs 630 crore.....
warns illegal units making medical devices, directs to obtain licenses
With a view to ensure quality in the
medical devices industry, a largely unregulated segment, the central
drug administration is planning to crack the whip against the
manufacturers running business without licenses.....
to establish multi-level complaint redressal system to address
The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI)
will soon put in place a multi-level complaint redress mechanism
including a grievances box to be manned and opened personally, in a
bid to mitigate the irritants of the industry players to the best
develops Labwatch monitoring system for pharma-biotech sector
GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies has
developed the Labwatch monitoring system with real time temperature,
pressure and humidity data controls. The system equipped with RF
ValProbe offers significant economies of scale as it does not require
Software develops two new solutions for Pharma ERP and Medical Rep
After its success with the Laboratory
Information Management System (LIMS) software, CCE Software Pvt. Ltd.
has now developed two products dedicated for the pharmaceutical and
biotechnology production and marketing segments.....
Allyn launches FlexiPort blood pressure cuffs
Welch Allyn, a leading global manufacturer
of medical diagnostic equipment and a complete range of digital and
connected solutions, announced that the company has launched a new
range of FlexiPort blood pressure cuffs, which connect to virtually
any manual or electronic blood pressure device.....
revises communication regulation to drug companies on applications
The US Food and Drug Administration is
revising the way it communicates to drug companies when a marketing
application cannot be approved as submitted.
Under new regulations that govern the drug
approval process, FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
will no longer issue "approvable" or "not approvable" letters