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Jason Kamm, managing consultant with Tunnell Consulting discusses the challenges and opportunities for pharmaceutical manufacturers in ICH Q10, the draft guidance on pharmaceutical quality systems issued by the International Conference on Harmonization.
In a nation of more than 1 billion people, the importance of vaccines goes beyond healthcare-it is a matter of national security. Armed with this belief and a philanthropic vision that most Indians could be protected against hepatitis, DT–Polio, and other afflictions, Dr. Varaprasad Reddy entered the nascent Indian biotechnology sector in 1992 and has since managed to threaten the monopoly of large laboratories. That year, the Hepatitis B vaccine cost $33 per shot, and yet some families were subsisting on less than $1 a day. Meanwhile, India was importing only 180,000 doses per year.
This article presents collaborative positions among excipient manufacturers, drug product manufacturers, and members of the US Pharmacopeia on key issues pertaining to the control of pharmaceutical excipients stemming from a recent Pharmaceutical Quality Research Institute workshop.
When it comes to research, the United States scientific community is still way ahead of the game, but we're not sharing our findings as often as we should. According to a new National Science Foundation (NSF) report, the number of science and engineering articles by US-based authors published in major peer-reviewed journals has plateaued.
US and China Crack Down on Regulation after SFDA Chief Executed; Xcellerex Receives US Grant for Biopharmaceutical Production; New FDA Guidance on Polymorphic Compounds in Generic Drugs; Comment Periods Open for ICH Q10 and Biologics Guidelines