Tag Archives: Emerging Markets

Drug Patents Under Fire in Brazil

by Ryan O’Quinn & Sanya Sukduang One of the most promising pharmaceutical markets of the future is Brazil, a nation of nearly 200 million people with a universal healthcare system.  Brazil’s infamously overloaded patent system has undergone a series of recent reforms.  One such “reform,” however, greatly complicates biopharmaceutical patent practice: any Brazilian patent application […]
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Emerging Countries' R&D: A Contest, but No Wipe Out

Emerging country markets are widely viewed as Big Pharma’s ace in the hole to replace declining rates of innovation in the US and Europe, with numerous studies claiming the BRICK nations (the ‘K’ is from South Korea) are at the center of a revolutionary global shift in the source points for new ideas —  what […]
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Can Emerging Markets Emerge Fast Enough?

The IMS Institute’s annual report on global drug spending predicts a slight rebound in developed markets, despite historically low growth rates. In emerging markets, growth continues to be robust, but is it enough to balance the ongoing stagnancy in Europe and the US?
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Tasty Asian Acquisition for Publicis

Publicis Healthcare Gobbles Up Another Asian Agency Publicis continues its expansion into Asia with today’s (Feb 20) announcement of its acquisition of U-Link Business Solutions (UBS), one of China’s leading agencies specializing in healthcare communications. As a part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, the agency will be renamed UBS Saatchi & Saatchi Health. “The Chinese […]
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FDA Finding Fuels Indian Crackdown on Sub-standard Drugs

By Mangesh Sai, Asia Correspondent. A routine monthly inspection carried out by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) authorities in the state of Maharashtra, India, last month noted an increase in the number of sub-standard drug samples raising apprehensions about the availability of safe and genuine drugs in the state. Officials pointed out that 26 […]
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