Here's a proactive measure to address a big problem in cancer treatment in India - cancer detected too late to be cured. The ministry of health is collaborating with PromOTE India, a non-profit initiative, to take practical oncology training and education to hundreds of medical colleges all over the country. The idea is to train … Continue reading Catch it young : Efforts to improve early diagnosis of cancer in India
My colleague Vikas Dandekar of Pharmasianews reports on a potentially pathbreaking event. Swiss drug maker Roche has struck a manufacturing deal with Pune's Emcure to produce some portion of its blockbuster biologic Herceptin for breast cancer and Pegasys for hepatitis B and C in India for India. Of course, it doesn't look as if Emcure … Continue reading Roche’s Emcure deal – thumbs up for market economics?