The revelation that 49 infants died during clinical trials in India has sparked anger among the nation’s congress, with some calling for all studies to be stopped while investigations take place despite the trials having an infant mortality rate (IMR)...
US Senator Sherrod Brown has fired off another broadside in his probe into pharmaceutical outsourcing, this time sending a request to Merck & Co “for further information on its heavy reliance on global outsourcing for the manufacture of pharmaceutical...
A service provider called Binto is filling a much needed vacuum in the clinical trial industry in terms of patient tracking, eliminating the need for big pharmaceutical firms to resort to methods such as hiring private investigators to track down "lost"...
European pharmaceutical manufacturers stepped up calls for a
blanket ban on repackaging of pharmaceuticals last week, suggesting
that this would be the single most effective way to seal the supply
chain for counterfeiting drugs.
A US senator has asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a
probe into outsourcing of production for pharmaceuticals, as well
as ways to make drugmakers accountable for products which fail to
meet quality standards.
The US Food and Drug Administration has declared the country's
previously-tainted heparin supply to be "safe" due to
stronger testing and controls that are now in place. Meanwhile,
China continues to distance itself...
Questions are hanging over the role of a Chinese manufacturing
facility in the Baxter heparin scare after it has emerged that the
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has never inspected the