Lupin, India's third largest pharmaceutical company (turnover USD 1.83 billion), announced that it had acquired the remaining 40% stake in South African generics major Pharma Dynamics for an undisclosed sum...
17 Mar 2015 16:33
The AstraZeneca Research Trust, a non-profit for the disbursement of academic medical research funding is calling for 2015 research proposals, and awarding R1.5 million to local, high-level, non-interventional studies including doctoral and post-doctoral work...
21 Jan 2015 14:30
CEO of listed financial services group Ecsponent, Terence Gregory, says the field of regenerative medicine is exploding, hence the group's investment in Geneva-based biotechnology group, Salveo Swiss Technologies.
12 Jan 2015 17:19
The national Department of Health has announced the names of various pharmaceutical companies that have won the three year tender to supply antiretroviral (ARVs) to millions of patients on treatment in South Africa...
29 Dec 2014 10:05
The economic crisis has had a strong negative impact on drug consumption in Europe, despite an aging population. Governments, as the principal financers, have been forced to curb their health expenditure...
9 Dec 2014 13:35
The acquisition of the Scientific Group's Diagnostics business by Ascendis will contribute immediate bottom-line benefit while simultaneously allowing the company to entrench its specialist product ranges and deliver organic growth benefits through integration synergies.
30 Oct 2014 16:31
Preparations are well underway for the 2016 International HIV/Aids Conference, that will be held in Durban. The city is hosting the conference for the second time.
28 Oct 2014 08:41
Global Holdings Botswana, part of Imperial, has purchased a controlling interest in Fine Pharmaceuticals, a Botswana based pharmaceutical wholesaler.
13 Oct 2014 12:01
The Dube TradePort in Durban is an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), joining three other similar economic zones spread out across the country.
8 Oct 2014 08:08
Drug maker Adcock Ingram reported a headline loss per share of 179.5c for the nine months to June from headline earnings of 271.7c in the prior period.
29 Aug 2014 06:27
The International Generic Drug Regulators Pilot (IGDRP) is promoting the movement to permit pharmaceutical companies to register a product only once in the country of their choice, in order to market it elsewhere in the world.
21 Aug 2014 16:09
Ascendis Health has acquired six leading products from Arctic Healthcare, in a deal valued at R151 million. These are Chela-Fer, Menacal7, Chela-Preg, Chela-Mag, Osteoflex and Supa Chewz.
12 Aug 2014 14:48
Pfizer and North-West University have signed a MOU outlining the basis for potential scientific and technical collaborations.
3 Jul 2014 12:13
The National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers has announced its new exco. Taking over the reigns as the association's chairperson is Desmond Brothers, CEO of Ranbaxy, who will be assisted by the new vice-chairperson, Herman Grobler, COO of Cipla.
1 Jul 2014 11:23