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From the Generic to the Supergeneric Era

By Adeline Siew, Pharmaceutical Technology. Generic drugs save patients and European healthcare systems approximately EUR 35 billion (US$46bn) each year, according to the European Generics Association (EGA). Of the 16 health-related recommendations made by the European Commission for 2014–2015 to EU member states, 11 concerned cost efficiency in the healthcare sector. But, speaking at the EGA […]
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Implementing the Generic Drug User Fee Act: Struggles and Successes

Two years into the Generic Drug User Fee Act (GDUFA) program, enacted in July 2012, FDA officials are striving to meet goals and timelines for speeding new generic drugs to market. Agency reviewers have made some progress in eliminating the huge backlog in abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) pending in the Office of Generic Drugs […]
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What MNCs Can Learn from Generics Companies

In the last three decades, MNCs have contributed greatly to the transfer of knowledge to generic companies in areas such as technology, marketing know-how, working methods, management techniques, R&D, and branding. However, now is the time that MNCs can also learn significantly from generic companies amid the changing global industry landscape. This evolution has enabled […]
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EGA Calls for Removal of Barriers to Generics in Europe

Adrian van den Hoven, Director General of the European Generics Association (EGA), this week called for the removal of barriers to generic medicines across the European Union.
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Europe: Whatever Happened to Faster Reimbursement for Generics?

The plan to accelerate generic pricing and reimbursement has become another tragic European casualty, writes Brussels correspondent Reflector.
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