• 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 […]

  • Morocco Enhances Pharmaceutical Sector with New Production Facility

    Morocco inaugurated on Saturday a new metered dose inhalers’ (MDI) production facility in Ain Aouda, near Rabat. – Rabat The factory that represents a 60 MDH investment, is the first of its kind to open in Morocco, according to state-owned media outlet Maghreb Arab Press (MAP). Cipla Morocco, subsidiary of the Indian pharmaceutical group, Cipla […]

  • Cipla, Putting Social Stigma to Rest

    Abid Hussain Barlaskar , afaqs!, New Delhi In the brand’s latest ad, Priyanka Chopra’s revelation of being an asthmatic is set to dilute the bad buzz around asthma and inhalers. Pharmaceutical company Cipla, in its latest commercial for campaign #BerokZindagi aims at dispelling stigmas around asthma and normalising the use of inhalers in everyday life. […]

  • Cipla eyes next leg of growth from global biz

    In India, the company is by far the leader in the respiratory drugs segment, having a turnover of over Rs 18.93 billion. Sohini Das The company already enjoys a 67-68 per cent share of the respiratory drugs market in India and has potential for a 14-15 per cent growth Cipla, a prominent name in the […]

  • We are determined to make fearless living a habit: Cipla’s Umang Vohra

    Umang Vohra Global CEO, Cipla ‘We are looking to provide end-to-end solutions in the area of disease management for Patients’ Cipla  is looking to make innovation an integral part of its business model. Can you explain what innovation entails for a pharma company? Our innovation philosophy is all about going beyond the pill. Product innovation […]

  • 47% of asthma patients fear social stigma more than the disease itself.” – Nikhil Chopra, EVP and head, India Business, Cipla

    Abid Hussain Barlaskar , afaqs!, New Delhi In the brand’s latest ad, Priyanka Chopra’s revelation of being an asthmatic is set to dilute the bad buzz around asthma and inhalers. Pharmaceutical company Cipla, in its latest commercial for campaign #BerokZindagi aims at dispelling stigmas around asthma and normalising the use of inhalers in everyday life. […]

  • Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited Bell Ringing and First Day of Trading on the Uganda Securities Exchange

    Kampala. Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited (CiplaQCIL), a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Sub Saharan Africa operating in Uganda, today officially listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange. The Listing Day event was graced by the Minister of Trade & Industry of Uganda, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde and held at Kampala Serena Hotel with the ceremonial Bell […]

  • Zambia trial cuts severe malaria deaths by 96 per cent

    [KISUMU, KENYAI] A suppository form of the common antimalarial artesunate has dramatically cut child deaths from severe malaria in a trial in rural Zambia, one of the organisations behind the programme has said. According to the WHO’s world malaria report published in 2017, Zambia’s entire population of nearly 17 million people had an about three […]