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.

Foreword

Continuous Manufacturing

Is the pharma industry ready for a shift?

The pharmaceutical industry has for several decades been reliant on batch manufacturing which dominated the blockbuster drug era

Information Technology

PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN INTELLIGENCE

IT FOCUS

New technologies advanced software systems and the integration of IT within the pharma supply chain are increasingly playing a pivotal part in protecting pharmaceutical payloads worldwide

Manufacturing

CONTINUOUS MANUFACTURING

THE ROAD AHEAD

The pharmaceutical industry is undergoing a transformation It is transitioning from a closed internal integrated discovery and development business model generating blockbuster drugs by large pharmaceutical companies to a more open external collaborative model where drug products are more diversified treatments are personalised demand variability i...

Clinical Trials

Barriers Preventing Clinical Trial Software Development

From transforming the design and execution

Back in August of in the Wall Street Journal Marc Andressen the famous venture capitalist wrote a now classic editorial in which he predicted that software would eat the world that is many traditional businesses and industries would morph from manual enterprises to ones being run using software and delivered as online services

Research & Development

Medicines Management and Drug Delivery

Unique challenges in older age

There is a rising opportunity for the pharma industry to consider developing products and administration devices for older age population The proportion of the elderly population is growing globally

Strategy

Reshaping Pharmacovigilance

ISOP ISRAEL experiencecan

Pharmacovigilance has undergone tremendous changes since the Vioxx story in which triggered the risk management approach worldwide

IS THE INDIAN PHARMA INDUSTRY AS BLACK AS IT IS PAINTED?

Let me put up the disclaimers up front I have been an employee in the Indian pharma industry and currently run a consultancy business where several leading pharma companies are our clients

COACHING BRAND STRATEGY

IMPORTANT BUT DIFFICULT

When researching my latest book life sciences CEOs told me that the most important and fulfilling part of their job was developing the people who worked for them

Promoting Regulatory Collaboration and Convergence in Asia

In the WHO published an article in its Drug Information Bulletin titled Collaboration not competition developing new reliance models The articles authors argued that modern medicines manufacture and distribution were becoming more and more globalized and that as a consequence the manufacturing processes and supply chains of pharmaceutical products...

DRUG REGULATIONS AND PHARMA COMPANIES’ PLAN OF COMPLIANCE

The Pharmaceutical industry has been growing in parallel to human evolution

Self-leadership in Developing Mental Capital

An essential approach for effective multicultural and multidimensional leadership

Leading in todays culturally diverse workplaces with multidimensional processes and stakeholders requires individuals to adapt to new environments learn new skills and manage a range of stresses and strains between the interface of professional and personal life

Advertorials

SUPPLY CHAIN INTELLIGENCE

Challenges and the road ahead

Supply chains in Asia are fast evolving into smarter technologydriven systems for a dynamic healthcare industry

SAFE AND RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION OF DRUGS

AirBridgeCargo Airlines

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is one of the leading industry players to guarantee specialist logistics solution for transportation of pharma products with its dedicated abc pharma product

BRIDGING GAPS IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY WITH TECHNOLOGY

As global population ageing and limited medical resources become alarming issues the healthcare industry is facing many challenges and obstacles

MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2020

Your strategic platform for medical technology solutions

The Asian medical market is booming According to management consulting firm McKinsey Company the company predicts that Asia will become the second highest medical technology market in the world by

SUEZ WATER TECHNOLOGIES & SOLUTIONS

Enabling efficiency & compliance with Sievers TOC Analysers

Faced with these demanding pressures manufacturers turn to technologies and solutions that can help them improve output and increase efficiency SUEZ through its Sievers Life Science product line of TOC Analysers consumables and instrumentation enables efficiency and compliance for compendial water testing cleaning validation and other applications...

COATED LIDDING SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES PACKAGING-RELATED PARTICULATE IN DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS*

New independent study proves

As the demand for prefilled and prefillable syringe applications grows one consideration for many pharmaceutical manufacturers is particulate in particular how particulate can be reduced in the manufacturing process

NEW LANDSCAPE FOR DRUGS STANDARDS

Over the last decade governments have been focusing on making healthcare accessible leading to a decrease in the prices of drugs