US pharmaceuticals major Pfizer is considering moving some of its
activities in Germany to the UK due to government health reforms;
meanwhile, Merck & Co has shelved plans to open a new R&D
facility in the country.
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has ordered
companies to stop producing over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals
containing phenylpropanolamine (PPA), linked to an increased risk
of haemorrhagic stroke.
BASF has put forwards environmental and safety standards that will
see it comfortably meet and exceed the pledges for greenhouse gas
emissions laid down by the Kyoto Protocol. The firm stresses the
need for a voluntary system of control,...
The European Commission has issued its long-awaited response to the
G10 Medicines Report, intended as a blueprint for improving the
European pharmaceutical industry's competitiveness while ensuring
high levels of public health...