Wastes from health-care activities; For
instance, immunizations, diagnostic tests, medical treatments, and laboratory
examinations - protect and restore health and save lives. But what about the wastes
and by-products they generate?
problem with China's pharmaceutical industry; In 2003, the
production of pharmaceutical industry in China maintained a growth rate of over
15% for 25 years in succession, and each major indicator of industrial production
shows a sustainable, healthy and rapid increase.
branding is becoming an increasingly predominant feature in
pharma company agendas, but have they got what it takes to make it work? However,
in the pharmaceutical sector it seems that brands contain much less perceptual
value. Pharma companies live and die by their products, but even then
in Pakistan & Around the world; 9 million people suffer
from diabetes in Pakistan. This was stated by Dr M. Tayyab Badsha while delivering
a lecture on "Diabetes" at the Shifa International Hospital here. The
disease is common in people over 40 years of age, he added. diabetes was common
in the younger generation
Pharmaceutical 'Free Ride' Might Not Be So Free after All; Europe's
Pharmaceutical 'Free Ride' Might Not Be So Free after All; European Drug Prices
Are 25-35% Lower Than the US -- but a New Study from Bain & Company Suggests
Americans Might Be Getting the Better Deal.
you can get your R&D and marketing teams to talk, you're onto a winner; Over
the past several years, the pharmaceutical industry has mired itself in a productivity
drought. New drug approvals plummeted from 53 in 1996 to just 26 in 2002. At the
same time, R&D spending nearly doubled from $17bn in 1996 to $32bn in 2002.
Murder by Complacency; AIDS has always been a controversial
subject in North America. Here it is usually tied in the public imagination to
the gay community and IV drug use. Many still agree with Pat Buchanan's assertion,
made in the early 1980's, that AIDS is "Nature's revenge on homosexuals."
Buchanan was wrong, of course, not just for being homophobic, but for assuming
that AIDS is a homosexual disease.
and community noise; The hubbub of the city -- the phrase
conveys the excitement, the hustle and bustle of urban life, the throng of crowds
and traffic, traders, shoppers, rowdy diversion and entertainment. In ancient
Rome the clatter of iron wheels of wagons on the stone pavements disturbed the
sleep and so annoyed citizens that legislation was enacted to control movement.
companies need to maximise on their web presence in order to communicate more
effectively with their customers; The pharmaceutical industry
has spent millions of pounds on its web presence since the mid 1990s. Many did
so because "everyone else had a web presence" and they wanted to go
one better. It could almost be described as an online manifestation of the herd
sector may face US sanctions; US body wants Pakistan on IPR
watch list; ISLAMABAD: The country's pharmaceutical sector may face US sanctions
as the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PHRMA) has demanded
of the US government to put Pakistan on a special watch list for violation of
intellectual property rights (IPR).
Drug Delivery Industry Will Be A $12 Billion Industry; By
the year 2005, the drug delivery industry will be a $12 billion industry, a figure
that certainly makes investors sit up and take notice of an industry that only
started to emerge in the last 20 years. The materialization of drug delivery companies
has moved the discovery of novel delivery systems out of Big Pharma,and into small,
happens when children live in unhealthy environments? Over
five million children per year die from illnesses and other conditions caused
by the environments in which they live, learn and play. Around two million children
under five die every year from acute respiratory infections, the largest killer
of young children. These infections are aggravated by environmental hazards such
as indoor air pollution.