Pharma Focus Asia Magazine

This Healthcare Magazine is the source for a plethora of unique Healthcare articles. Several notable figures in the medical industry, from top med schools and hospitals are featured in the Medical Sciences section, with their expert knowledge of the field.

Manufacturing

Dissolution Prediction of Polymer-Coated Multiparticulates using In-Line Process Analytical Technology

Process Analytical Technology PAT is a mechanism for measuring and controlling process performance parameters and Critical Quality Attributes CQAs with the goal of ensuring final product quality Comprehensive implementation of PAT can compensate for process variability within normal operating conditions to ensure process and product quality is mana...

CLINICAL MANUFACTURING ON TIME AND WITHIN BUDGET

The key to successfully developing and shepherding a drug to the approval stage and beyond lies in careful planning right from the start of development Any and all issues that may arise during the process should be considered during this planning phase

ADVANCES IN SPRAY DRYING FOR THE IMPROVED DELIVERY OF POORLY SOLUBLE DRUGS

Spray drying is an important unit operation first patented in Essentially the technique involves the pumping of a solution through a nozzle into a drying chamber where the solvent is rapidly removed by hot gas to yield a dry powder

Clinical Trials

Speed, Quality and Cost

Leveraging Australia to expedite clinical development

In recent years the pharmaceutical industry has seen tremendous changes in the way it is expected to deliver new drugs to market being under increasing pressure to expedite the development of new therapies to decrease clinical study duration and to drive new treatments through their clinical phases as quickly safely and costefficiently as possible...

ELIXIR FOR SOURCING AND RETAINING CANDIDATES

Visit the science and pharmacy colleges in the vicinity where the vacancies exist talk to the Placement Cell and then finalise a date which is convenient both for the final year students who are awaiting results and also for the Human Resource HR teams and the line managers concerned The HR Department and the line managers concerned should prepare...

Research & Development

PRODUCT DESIGN & DELIVERY

By definition biology is the natural science while biotechnology utilises biological systems and living organisms to develop different products A product could be an article or substance or technology that is manufactured or refined or developed for sale for sure The list of biotechnological products broadly includes medicines medical devices diagn...

Pre-Clinical Assessment of Drug-Induced Hypersensitivity Reactions

Tools and challenges

Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions DHRs belong to type B adverse drug reactions defined by the World Health Organisation WHO as doseindependent unpredictable noxious and unintended response to a drug at dose normally used in humans They include drug intolerance drug idiosyncrasy drug allergy and nonallergic anaphylactic reaction Most of type B reactio...

New and Novel Drug Delivery Technologies

Enhancing product lifecycle

In the recent decades most of the pharmaceutical companies often look for extensions for their patented product to enhance the products life cycle by means of various approaches like a Drug repurposing ie new indication of existing drug b Using different formulation ie by means of using new and novel drug delivery technologies and c Use of new comb...

ADVANCED MODELLING AND SIMULATION

Helps prepare medical countermeasures and optimise response to public health emergencies

What are MCMs MCMs are regulated products that can be used in a public health emergency The emergency could be due to a terrorist attack with Chemical Biological Radiological Or Nuclear CBRN material a naturallyoccurring emerging disease or a natural disaster MCMs can be used to prevent diagnose or treat conditions resulting from those natural o...

Strategy

AN ASIA PACIFIC CRO MARKET ANALYSIS

STEPPING INTO THE FUTURES

The increasing cost of research in the west the ongoing tightening of regulations and pricing policies and major funding cuts for biomedical research have led to an increased interest in the outsourcing of clinical trials Not only is the APAC pharma market growing faster than the rest of the world it has a large treatment nave population and has sh...

WAYS TO CREATE MORE AND MORE CONSISTENT PERFORMERS

In ethically promoting Pharma business field force are the resources who generate prescriptions for the products being promoted thus bring in revenue therefore the figures at the top of the line always depend upon their contribution However not all members of the field force are consistently hitting the numbers If we enable most of the field force...

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TRANSPORTATION PLAYS A VITAL ROLE IN PRESERVING PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL ITEMS.

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HOW CAN I USE IBCS IN A PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITY?

During the planning stage of a new pharmaceutical facility you have a blank sheet of paper anything is possible You have time to carefully consider the layout of your facility time to ensure it has the leanest manufacturing processes using space in the most efficient way You also have the opportunity to ensure the new facility meets all GMP standar...