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Smt. Santosh Chowdhary attends WHO High-Level Meeting on implementation of WHO traditional medicine strategy:...

China October 29 2013:Governments must adopt multi-dimensional and broad-based policies and strategies to accommodate traditional medicine in the development of health infrastructure and services says Smt. Santosh Chowdhary Smt. Santosh Chowdhary, Minister of State for Health & Family...

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited intends to make a recommended public offer for OctoPlus N.V.

Hyderabad, India

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (NYSE:RDY) (“Dr. Reddy's”), together with its subsidiaries, announces the intended public offer to acquire the issued and outstanding shares of OctoPlus N.V. (Euronext Amsterdam: OCTO) (“OctoPlus”), a service based specialty pharmaceutical company, for an offer price of € 27.39 million (cum dividend) in cash, representing 100% of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares. The offer price represents a premium of 30% over the closing price of OctoPlus as of the EoD October 19, 2012 .

Dr. Reddy's currently holds an irrevocable commitment from shareholders representing over 50% of OctoPlus's issued and outstanding shares. Further, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of OctoPlus have unanimously recommended the Offer to the remaining shareholders.

This deal will help expand the expertise and scientific capabilities of Dr. Reddy's.

Cipla Palliative Care Centre completes 15 years of caring for advanced stage cancer...

~Announces another major price reduction on select cancer drugs~

India, Mumbai:

Cipla has always been committed to the treatment and care of cancer patients. As part of this commitment, in 1997, it established the Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre in Pune, to provide care to advanced stage cancer patients. Today, it is one of the few centres in India offering the best-in class palliative care to cancer patients. The Centre provides free treatment and has cared for over 8,000 patients till date. It has also trained a large number of nurses in advanced palliative care. For more information on the Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre, please visit www.carebeyondcure.org

In continuation with its commitment to make medicines affordable and accessible, particularly in anti-cancer medication, in May 2012, Cipla announced a dramatic price cut in three major anti-cancer drugs - Sorafenib (SORANIB), Gefitinib (GEFTICIP) and Temozolomide (TEMOSIDE).

Ammas Cure a Bitter Pill for Pharmacies

  With 100 Amma Medicals expected to come up,pharmacy owners say their margins will be hit VIDHYA SIVARAMAKRISHNAN & SANGEETHA KANDAVEL CHENNAI Chennai, March 19,2014 - Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa may have promised to take...

Sh Ghulam Nabi Azad to Chair Partners in Population and Development (PPD) Meeting in...

The Union Health Minister, Sh Ghulam Nabi Azad will chair the 18th Annual Board Meeting of the Partners in Population and Development (PPD) at Beijing on 23rd October. India is the chair of Partners in Population and Development and...

Zydus Wellness ropes in Sanjeev Kapoor

Ahmedabad November 30, 2013:  Ahmedabad-based Zydus Wellness has roped in celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor to spice up its brand name. The brand ambassador will go beyond appearing at promotions, featuring on product packs and in television commercials...

“Bangalore INDIA BIO 2013 ” Inaugurated today

Bangalore, Monday 04th February 2013: The 13th edition of Bangalore India Bio (BIB) was inaugurated by Jagadish Shettar, Chief Minister, Karnataka. The event, organised by the Department of Information Technology, Bio-Technology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka and the Vision Group on Biotechnology, is being held at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore.

Retain ‘buy’ on Lupin, target Rs 1,053

New Delhi March 8, 2014 : We retain ‘buy’ on Lupin and assign our target price of Rs 1,053 based on 20 times one-year forward (blended FY15-16f) earnings of Rs 52.7 per share. On our EPS estimates, the stock...

Give your mother a glow shot this Mother’s Day with Restylane Vital

Sacrifice and Mother could be synonyms as she compromises with everything for the sake of her children. The multifarious demands steal the sheen of her face. But she still is content with it. This Mother’s Day gift her...

Christmas Gifting Options from OSIM

New Delhi, Dec 16, 2014:Christmas is the time for merriment, sharing and gifting.With Christmas around the corner, the season for love and gifts is here. It’s never too early to start shopping for Christmas gifts! This Christmas, OSIM brings...