Pharma Focus Asia Magazine

This Pharma Magazine is the source for a plethora of unique Pharma articles. Several notable figures from top pharma organisations are featured in the R&D, Manufacturing and Clinical Trials sections, with their expert knowledge of the field.

Foreword

Treating COVID-19

Global pharma makes early strides

The COVID pandemic hit industries across the globe as countries adopted various measures that included travel restrictions border closures to imposing nationwide lockdown in a bid to contain or slowdown the spread of virus Almost six months after the novel corona virus was first diagnosed in China the number of patients currently standing at milli...

Manufacturing

BIOSIMILARS IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH SECTOR

Measures to promote the use

Healthcare systems in many countries provide universal health coverage which entails a high impact on health system budgets from therapeutic decisions Sustainability demands that clinical judgments be balanced in part by budget restraints

SBV Technology and Eradicating the Risk of Contamination in Aseptic Manufacturing

The global CMO Market is growing at a CAGR of per cent between and The growth is attributed to increased outsourcing of generic drugs by Big Pharma companies Additionally medium and small pharma and biopharma companies who do not possess adequate infrastructure will also outsource thereby driving the market Presently nonsterile drug manufacturin...

Next Generation Biorepositories for Transformative Medicine

For centuries naturalist collected and curated various flora and fauna from around the world with the idea that these collections would provide important information about natural world Biobanking was started with a similar purpose like collection of biospecimen as an inventory to be utilised for scientific research

Sustainable Packaging

Pharma to take care of the planet

The top five drivers of this move to sustainability according to the Packaging Sustainability A Changing Landscape report from PMMI The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies include brand perception competitive pressure environmental advocates topdown company culture and good stewards of the planet

FINDING A PATH TO GLOBAL END-TO-END LABELLING

Operating in one of the most demanding and highly regulated environments pharmaceutical companies face the constant challenge of managing medicinal product information for regulatory labelling submissions that comply with regional and national agency requirements

BIOLOGICS

RESHAPING PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET

The biotherapeutics market is booming Currently annual growth rate of biologics is double that of conventional pharma and is forecasted to grow rapidly Increase in incidence of chronic diseases like cancer diabetes autoimmune diseases genetic conditionsetc and acceptance of biotherapeutics because of their high efficacy and safety are some of the m...

Research & Development

Intelligent Nanomaterials in Pharmaceutical Analysis

A vision of future

Nanotechnology has brought a revolution in the area of medicine and an exponential development was reported in the nanotechnology relatedpatents for the pharmaceutical applications in the past twenty years The pharmaceutical companies are deeply focused on the nanotechnology to overcome the drawbacks and find out the solutions for the challenges in...

INTEGRATIVE ASSOCIATIVE CLASSIFICATION FOR CANCER BIOMARKER DISCOVERY

Biomarkers or biological markers cover a wide range of substances that can be measured from body tissues cells blood or fluid For instance a cell expresses genes when they are required for biological processes and the measurement of gene expressions under different physiological conditions provide essential clues of gene functions Therefore bioma...

Strategy

VIRUS OUTBREAK

IMPACT ON PHARMA INDUSTRY

Viral outbreaks are not new to the world Before COVID we had other outbreaks such as Ebola in Swine Flu HN in and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS outbreak in But the COVID outbreak became a pandemic and broke the record of all viral outbreak in past years forcing the World Health Organization WHO to declare health emergency globally

COVID-19

FROM A CHALLENGE TO AN OPPORTUNITY FOR INDIAN PHARMA TO BECOME SELF-RELIANT

China and India are the leading players in bulk drugs and manufacture more than per cent of global bulk drug China is the largest bulk drug supplier in world and India is second As reported by ministry of commerce India exported drugs formulation and biologicals of billion USD in which increased to billion USD in increase

COVID-19 PANDEMIC

RISK ASSESSMENT AND FUTURE CONTROL

There is a widespread panic around the world about COVID caused by the novel Coronavirus In late December China health Officials reported an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown origin in Wuhan Hubei province The World Health Organisation WHO originally called this disease Novel Coronavirusinfected Pneumonia NCIP and this novel coronavirus was provisi...

Advertorials

Meeting the Logistics Needs of Asia Pacific’s Growing Clinical Trials

A growing middle class and aging population has fueled the ascent of the Asia Pacific region in the global healthcare industry Now the pharmaceutical sector is responding by tapping more patients in the region for new drug development trials

TISSUE ENGINEERING

Choosing low-endotoxin gelatins for cell cultures

The process requires three essential components an appropriate threedimensional scaffold to support transplantation and growth of cells cells which can be reparative cells that are able to form a functional matrix and biologically active molecules such as cytokines and growth factors that promote the formation of the desired tissue type

TOC for Cleaning Validation Getting started…

Analytical methods for cleaning validation can be broadly classified into two categories specific and nonspecific methods

DELIVERING A COMPLETE SOLUTION TO CUSTOMERS

A notable trend in the APAC region is that the market for traditional medicines remains as strong as the market for western chemical API driven pharma products As a result were dealing with significant differences in regulatory and quality demands as well as supporting different approaches to brand marketing for example the nutrition market is ver...

FPS SWAB TESTING STATION

Performs the swab for COVID-19

FPS is an Italian company specialised in the design and manufacture of micronisation solutions and containment isolation systems for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients it is mainly addressed to chemical pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies all over the world