Happenings – Express Pharma Pulse

CCMB to set up lab for preserving endangered animal species
The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) is setting up a lab for preserving endangered species of animals in a seven-acre complex at the Nehru Zoological Park for providing facilities like sperm bank, IVR technique, cloning, etc, said Dr Lalji Singh, director of CCMB.

Pharma Retailers Association to bring transparency into retailing
Pharma retailing in Bangalore, more or less disorganised like any other retailing is on the verge of growing into an organised sector.

Ranbaxy in workshop to shape up SCMS
KEEN on optimising operational efficiencies at all levels, Ranbaxy Laboratories has embarked on a supply chain management exercise that would translate into about 35 per cent cost reduction.

BDMA to hold seminar on IPR
BDMA, an all-India association representing the bulk drugs manufacturers, is organising a seminar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Hyderabad on June 20.

G-8 pledges greater efforts to fight HIV/ AIDS
THE Group of Eight major industrialised nations on June 2 reaffirmed earlier international agreements on the importance of improving public health and pledged to strengthen efforts in the fight against HIV/ AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, according to a release issued by the Bureau of International Information Programs, US Department of State.

Portal for cleaner production in pharma industry launched
PharmaCP.com, a dedicated portal to cleaner production in Karnataka’s pharmaceutical industry was launched here by J Alexander, chairman of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board recently.

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