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International pharma lobby fears India’s policies the most

Mumbai, October 15, 2013: Through the 1990s, millions of Africans were dying as big pharmaceutical groups blocked the import of cheaper generic versions of patented antiretroviral drugs. Filmmaker Dylan Mohan Gray spoke with Rema Nagarajan about his documentary Fire in the Blood,...

India Signs Loan Agreements with World bank for IDA Assistance of US $ 100...

New Delhi, May 31, 2014 - Credit Agreement for World Bank (IDA) assistance of US$ 100 million for Accelerating Universal Access to Early and Effective Tuberculosis Care has been signed between the Government of India and the World Bank here...

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Net Sales up 10%, PAT before Exceptional Items grows 12% in Third Quarter...

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited has announced its financial results for the third quarter ended 30th September 2012. The growth in Net Sales was 10% and Profit After Tax and before Exceptional Items was 12%. The core Pharmaceuticals business grew by...

Former CEC, Dr. S. Y. Quraishi Appointed Honorary Chair of Sightsavers (India)

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Thursday, March 28, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) -- Dr S. Y. Quraishi , former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, has been appointed as the Honorary Chair of the Board of Trustees for Sightsavers (India).

Sightsavers is an international development organization based out of U.K with presence in more than 30 countries and works to eliminate avoidable blindness and for providing equal opportunity to persons with visual impairments.

Great Honour

Expressing delight at the new honour, Dr. Quraishi, soon after taking over as the Chair of Sightsavers (India) Trustee Board, said, "I feel deeply honoured on being appointed the Chair of Sightsavers in India. It also bestows immense responsibilities on me by way of the commitment to the cause of Eye healthcare and mitigation of Visual impairment. I do look forward to working with the members of the Board and its team in India."

Sixty-sixth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

New Delhi, September 08, 2013: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is organizing 31stMeeting of Ministers of Health of Countries of the WHO South-East Asia Region and 66th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia at...

Taro Provides Third Quarter and Fiscal Year to Date Results

Favorable Performance Over 2011 Periods Continues

Hawthorne, New York, United States, Tuesday, February 05, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) –

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TARO) ("Taro" or the "Company") today provided unaudited financial results for the three and nine month periods ended December 31, 2012.

Vice President Inaugurates 5th International Conference on Translational Cancer Research

New Delhi February 7, 2014: -The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Cancer is a dreaded disease which evokes fear and a sense of resignation in all of us. It is a killer ailment which also...

Sun Pharma and Taro Announce Termination of Proposed Transaction

Hawthorne, New York, United States and Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Monday, February 11, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) –

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TARO) ("Taro") and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUNPHARMA, BSE: 524715) (together with its subsidiaries, "Sun Pharma") has announced that they have mutually agreed to terminate their merger agreement, announced in August 2012, pursuant to which all shareholders of Taro (other than Sun Pharma and its affiliates) would have received a cash payment of $39.50 per share upon the closing of the merger.

Dr Reddy’s launches anti-depressant generic in US

HYDERABAD, July 05, 2014 : Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories has launched Duloxetine delayed release capsules in the US market. The anti-depressant drug is the generic equivalent of Cymbalta. The brand and generic had a sales of $5 billion...

HealthCare at Home launches complete range of Cancer homecare services on World Cancer Day

To provide chemotherapy, palliative care, neutropenic care, end of life care at home via skilled oncology nurses To extend diet support through trained dieticians; and emotional healing via experienced counselors   New Delhi, February 5,...