Articles Tagged with ''Daily International Pharma Alert''

FDA Inspections Down in 2006

Domestic and foreign FDA inspections of biologic and drug manufacturing facilities declined in fiscal 2006, from 4,513 in 2005 to 4,237, according to a recent report from the FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs.

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Glenmark Acquires Czech Drugmaker

Glenmark, a wholly owned Swiss subsidiary of India-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, has agreed to acquire a majority share of the Czech firm Medicamenta.

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New Generic HIV Drug Approved for Use Under PEPFAR

The U.S. FDA has granted tentative approval to a generic formulation of the HIV drug efavirenz manufactured by Strides Acrolab under the expedited-review provisions created for the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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MSF Criticizes Failure to Control TB, HIV Epidemics

Despite public commitments by governments and international organizations to tackle the so-called dual epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and HIV, there is little evidence of progress, according to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

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