Tag Archives: generics
By Guest Blogger | Published: September 2, 2014
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 […]
By Jill Wechsler | Published: August 20, 2014
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 […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: May 22, 2014
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 […]
By Pharm Exec | Published: March 28, 2014
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.
By Reflector | Published: March 10, 2014
The plan to accelerate generic pricing and reimbursement has become another tragic European casualty, writes Brussels correspondent Reflector.