One step forward, another back

One step forward, another back The latest milestone in the evolution of India’s nascent patent regime seems to suggest that the Indian judiciary values patient rights over the rights of […]

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OPPI launches ethics code

OPPI launches ethics code Sushmi Dey – New Delhi In an attempt to promote drugs in an ethical manner, Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) launched its revised code […]

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No more perks

No more perks Doctors are definitely not celebrating. And so are certain pharma companies. But rest of them (including me) are all game for the new code of conduct for […]

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Designing a foolproof trial

Designing a foolproof trial In contrast to the ingeneous aspects of discovery, clinical trials approach science by validating the promise of a cure. Since it has to answer logical questions, […]

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STOP! Before it GATS too Late

STOP! Before it GATS too Late GATS will definitely enhance the quality of healthcare services in corporate India. However, there are certain risks involved. Dr Sanjiv Malik assesses the impact […]

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Value Added

Value Added At the helm of sunrise The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, estimates that the Indian biotechnology sector will achieve $5 billion in revenues by 2010 (CAGR […]

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How Wipro’s values came to be

How Wipro’s values came to be In the mid-1970s, Premji decided to formalise the company’s belief system. Wipro was still a tiny company, with 450 laborers and 75 white-collar staff […]

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Desperately Seeking Timely Care

Desperately Seeking Timely Care Emergency Medical Service (EMS) facilities in India are almost non-existent. Nayantara Som and Sushmi Dey express concern over the healthcare system’s failure to sustain EMS and […]

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