Mondaq All Regions - India: Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences
Rajeshwari & Associates
Internet has silently crept into our lives to an extent that not just household items, but drugs and other wellness products can be purchased online easily.
Khaitan & Co
The healthcare industry in India has seen an impressive growth trajectory in the past few years and the Indian medical devices market has been the sunrise segment in the healthcare space.
Clyde & Co
India is at the cusp of establishing a robust and organized food sector. Many global players such as Amazon (USA), Nestle (Switzerland), Unilever (United Kingdom) and Yakult (Japan) are playing a key role...
Clyde & Co
This edition brings to our readers a featured article titled "Foreign Investment in the Food Sector – the Present and the Road Ahead".
PSA Legal Counsellors
E-pharmacies or online pharmacies have been a subject matter of debate in India for the last 3-4 years. Their offline counterparts have been lobbying to get a blanket ban on any online sale of drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter.
Nishith Desai Associates
After the recent move to fix the price of the coronary stents, the Indian government has imposed a price ceiling on knee replacement systems for a period of one year by way of a notification dated August 17, 2017.
Remfry & Sagar
Trastuzumab - a breast cancer drug manufactured by Roche and Genentech Inc., is imported and marketed in India by Roche Products (India) Private Limited under the brand names Herceptin, Herclon and Biceltis.
Nishith Desai Associates
On June 23 2017, the Government of India notified an amendment to a law that regulates contents of labels of all pre-packaged goods sold in India.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
On May 21, 2003, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (hereinafter referred to as the ‘FCTC Treaty') was adopted by the 56th World Health Assembly.
Kochhar & Co.
The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 ("Packaging Rules") regulate pre-packaged commodities in India and inter – alia mandate certain labeling requirements prior to sale of such commodities.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (hereinafter referred to as "FSSAI") is responsible for regulating genetically modified (hereinafter referred to as "GM") food products.
Singh & Associates
Drug Repurposing, the emerging trend resulting from increasing cost of new drug discovery, researches, trails and generic competition.
Khaitan & Co
The purpose of the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (PCR) is to regulate pre-packaged commodities. Under the PCR, pre-packaged commodities must comply with certain mandatory labelling requirements.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The ‘medical devices' sector has largely enjoyed a free hand from the regulators in India, as the sphere has largely gone unregulated thus far.
Singh & Associates
The Uniform Code of Pharmaceuticals Marketing Practices, 2014 ("UCPMP Code") is a voluntary code issued by the Department Of Pharmaceuticals ("the Department") relating to marketing...
LexOrbis
Rich and varied biodiversity, accompanied by an extensive traditional and contemporary knowledge system makes India one of the most diverse nations in the world in this regard.
Khaitan & Co
Access to affordable and safe medicines is the cornerstone of a vibrant public health framework.
Duane Morris LLP
New Purchased/Referral Care (PRC) regulations give the Indian Health Service (I) , Tribal Organizations (T) and Urban Indian Organizations (U) the ability to cap payment rates...
SKP Business Consulting LLP
Since the government declared medical devices as one of the 25 focus sectors in 2014, the industry has been undergoing significant changes in terms of new policy measures and strengthening of the regulatory framework.
Singh & Associates
The calculation methodology of the fixation of price for drugs is a complicated one and recently we have come across yet another case of using incorrect methodology for price fixation...
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
On May 21, 2003, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (hereinafter referred to as the ‘FCTC Treaty') was adopted by the 56th World Health Assembly.
Remfry & Sagar
Trastuzumab - a breast cancer drug manufactured by Roche and Genentech Inc., is imported and marketed in India by Roche Products (India) Private Limited under the brand names Herceptin, Herclon and Biceltis.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The ‘medical devices' sector has largely enjoyed a free hand from the regulators in India, as the sphere has largely gone unregulated thus far.
Kochhar & Co.
The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 ("Packaging Rules") regulate pre-packaged commodities in India and inter – alia mandate certain labeling requirements prior to sale of such commodities.
Singh & Associates
The report highlighted for the need for a central legislation for registration of clinical establishments in the country and uniform standards need to be developed for the entire country.
Khaitan & Co
The purpose of the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (PCR) is to regulate pre-packaged commodities. Under the PCR, pre-packaged commodities must comply with certain mandatory labelling requirements.
Nishith Desai Associates
On June 23 2017, the Government of India notified an amendment to a law that regulates contents of labels of all pre-packaged goods sold in India.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), India's food regulator has issued new norms for the import, labelling and packaging of products imported to India...
Deloitte
In 2014 we published a report on End of Life Care in the UK and subsequently have written a number of related blogs on this important subject.
Singh & Associates
The Core-Committee (Committee) constituted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW), Government of India, reviewed and revised the National List of Essential Medicines...
SKP Business Consulting LLP
Since the government declared medical devices as one of the 25 focus sectors in 2014, the industry has been undergoing significant changes in terms of new policy measures and strengthening of the regulatory framework.
Khaitan & Co
At present, the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 (Drugs Rules) regulate 15 categories of medical devices as drugs.
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