Improper use causing antibiotic resistance

2014-01-21 05:00

Antibiotic resistance is being allowed to spread through an entirely preventable means – improper use of antibiotics.

GSK sells thrombosis drugs to Aspen for $1bn

2013-09-30 14:16

UK drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to sell its thrombosis drug brands and a related factory to Aspen Pharmacare for £700m.

EU regulator digs in for drug data fight

2013-05-01 11:36

Europe's medicines regulator is digging in for a fight over data transparency after being stopped from releasing information from two US companies by a court ruling.

Cabinet moots health product regulator

2011-11-24 13:28

The cabinet has agreed to the setting up of an SA Health Products Regulatory Authority to police items for humans and animals.

Merck sells local unit

2011-05-04 18:15

Pharmaceuticals firm Merck South Africa has sold its manufacturing operations to Nkunzi Investment Holdings.

Adcock seeks more partnerships

2010-06-24 13:14

Partnering with reputable multinationals will aid the credibility of Adcock Ingram Holdings as it explores business opportunities outside SA, says its CEO.


Improper use causing antibiotic resistance

2014-01-20 13:45

Antibiotic resistance is being allowed to spread through an entirely preventable means – improper use of antibiotics.

Adcock gets proposals for 100% aquisition

2013-05-09 16:24

Non-binding proposals that may lead to the selling of Adcock Ingram as a whole, or a controlling stake thereof, have been received, the company says.

Cipla Medpro's India deal on hold

2013-02-11 13:16

The acting CEO of Cipla Medpro says the firm has not received any communication from its Indian suitor Cipla that an acquisition deal has been put on ice.

Adcock eyes higher earnings

2011-10-28 15:49

SA's largest pharmaceutical maker says it expects headline earning per share for the year to be at least 29% higher.

EU to probe pharmaceutical industry

2010-12-03 14:26

The European Commission says it will be inspecting the pharmaceutical sector amid suspicions companies are colluding to block the development of cheaper generic drugs.

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