Thursday, May 13, 2021

OPINION: Beware the Amazon threat

  Paul Adams warns pharmacies need to act now to ensure they don’t become the next sector to be made redundant by more convenient solutions… How companies...

Michelle Riddalls is PAGB’s new chief executive

The consumer healthcare association PAGB has appointed Michelle Riddalls as its new chief executive. Riddalls succeeds John Smith, who has led Proprietary Association of Great...

LAW: Balancing act of medicine supply

  Do community pharmacies have to provide medicines in compliance aids, and can they charge for the service? Noel Wardle shares his take… The Equality Act (which...

Clenil Modulite 100mcg may run out of stock

Pharmaceutical giant Chiesi today said its Clenil Modulite 100 microgram pressurised metered dose inhalers are expected to face intermittent supply problems over the next...

Novartis, US drug regulator agree to malaria drug trial to fight Covid-19

Novartis has won the go-ahead from the US Food and Drug Administration to conduct a randomized trial of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19 disease, the...

‘Cash is king’ in a crisis

Accountants tell us that turnover is vanity, profit is sanity, but cash is king. This is so true in a crisis and even more so...

US backs Roche’s Covid-19-flu differentiation test

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche said Friday (September 4)it had received the green light in the United States for emergency use of a diagnostic test...

India might produce Covid-19 vaccine for the world: Cipla Boss

By Amit Roy INDIAN businessman Yusuf Hamied believes that a vaccine for coronavirus will be tested on humans in six months, and when it does...

CMA joins global partners to protect consumers from any anti-competitive pharma mergers

Competition and Markets Authority has joined forces with counterpart organisations in the US, Canada, and Europe to consider its approach to investigating pharmaceutical mergers. The...

Novartis profits climb despite Covid-19 sales swings

Swiss pharma giant Novartis reported Tuesday (July 21) higher profits in the first half of the year despite the coronavirus pandemic causing swings in sales. During the...