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    Humane Approach To Health Care

    It’s been a week of accolades for scientist and chairman of Cipla, Dr Yusuf K Hamied, who received the Indore Management Association Lifetime Achievement Award for 2018 last Friday. “It was attended by 5,000 management students and 1,000 business executives, and was really quite impressive,”he said, when we spoke. Dr Yusuf K Hamied (third from […]

    January 24, 2019
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    Of Patents and Patients

    Pharmaceutical giant Cipla’s archive is worth emulating for all legacy companies. This diarist toured it last week and was surprised to see the effort gone into chronicling the company’s eight-decade-long journey. A visitors’ book from 1939, signed by both Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel; a 1939 photograph of a Cipla-monogrammed van, against the Great […]

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    In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children With Malaria

    Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals. During malaria season, children who live in remote villages are at tremendous risk. When parasites transmitted by mosquitoes swarm into the brain, the disease can kill within 24 hours. Often […]

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    A first in Morocco: CIPLA MAROC opens an inhaler manufacturing plant in the Rabat region for an investment of 60 MDH

    Inaugurated by MM. Anas Doukali and MM. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, the plant will produce 1.5 million metered-dose inhalers annually Rabat, Morocco, October 13, 2018: Cipla Maroc, subsidiary of the leading global pharmaceutical company Cipla Ltd, today announced the official opening of its manufacturing plant for metered-dose inhalers in Ain Aouda in the Rabat region. A […]

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    Child malaria deaths dramatically cut by suppository drug, shows Zambia study

    Internally administered medicine allows crucial window of time for children in remote areas to reach healthcare facilities A suppository form of a malaria-fighting drug could provide a lifeline to children in rural areas, drastically cutting the number of deaths caused by the disease. A study in rural Zambia found that suppository drugs administered by community […]