We found 38 records for "Purchasing / procurement"

Articles

Sovaldi and the politics of high-priced drugs: are we asking the right questions?

21st August 2014

 Sovaldi and the politics of high-priced drugs: are we asking the right questions?Articles

There has been a lot of discussion about the high price of Gilead's Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi, and a variety of strong opinions expressed. But are agencies around the world...

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How multinational pharmaceutical companies deal with bribery and corruption risks in China

25th June 2014

 How multinational pharmaceutical companies deal with bribery and corruption risks in ChinaArticles

Recent investigations by Chinese authorities into bribery and corruption allegations in multinational pharmaceutical companies in China show an increased commitment to crack down on corruption.Since 2009, China has accelerated its...

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Riding the IT technology wave: priorities, pitfalls and promise

5th June 2014

 Riding the IT technology wave: priorities, pitfalls and promiseArticles

To meet the next wave of challenges, players in the life sciences must develop new technological capabilities to support their commercial operations, says Neil Levinson.New cloud-based business intelligence applications are...

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Solving pharma’s supply chain issues in sub-Saharan Africa

12th May 2014

 Solving pharma’s supply chain issues in sub-Saharan AfricaArticles

As IMS Health launches a new white paper exploring supply chain issues relating to medicines in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), lead author Daniel Rosen explains how more efficient private sector distribution...

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News

European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'

18th September 2014

 European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'News

A debate in the European Parliament on access to life-saving medicines has heard that while there is widespread concern about the affordability of new therapies the European Commission (EC) has...

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NICE backs limited use of prostate cancer drug

28th January 2014

 NICE backs limited use of prostate cancer drugNews

The NHS's health technology assessment body the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended the use of Astellas Pharma's prostate cancer drug enzalutamide (Xtandi).The recommendation for NHS...

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Amgen enters oncology joint venture in China

10th May 2013

 Amgen enters oncology joint venture in ChinaNews

Amgen, Zhejiang Beta Pharma sign joint venture agreement to provide patients in China with greater access to Amgen's colorectal cancer drug. ...

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Cervical cancer vaccine prices cut for developing countries

9th May 2013

 Cervical cancer vaccine prices cut for developing countriesNews

GSK and Merck have been awarded a large portion of the UNICEF human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine tender in order to provide a sustained supply of cervical cancer vaccines. ...

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Events

Healthcare World Asia 2014

29th September 2014 - 2nd October 2014

Healthcare World Asia 2014

Healthcare World Asia is the regional industry meeting that senior level healthcare operators attend. This event addresses the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in private healthcare investments, hospital operations & healthcare...

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20th annual European Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement

13th October 2014 - 14th October 2014

20th annual European Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement

Market access remains one of the most significant current and future challenges for the industry. Spiralling drug development costs exert pressure to ensure successful and effective planning of your access...

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V International Exhibition of Pharmaceutical Industry Technologies

14th October 2014 - 16th October 2014

V International Exhibition of Pharmaceutical Industry Technologies

V International Exhibition of Pharmaceutical Industry Technologies PHARMPROM the main professional exhibition for pharmaceutical industry specialists in Ukraine dedicated to equipping, re-equipment and modernization of production companies. The V International Exhibition...

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PHARMAEXPO International Pharmaceutical Exhibition

14th October 2014 - 16th October 2014

PHARMAEXPO International Pharmaceutical Exhibition

As a part of the V International Medical Forum "Medicine innovations - the Nation's health" will be held International Pharmaceutical Exhibition. Structure: 1. Medical remedies: • pharmaceutical products • biological...

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