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Abbott India Sun Pharma Lupin GlaxoSmithKline Cipla in tight contest at Pharmaleaders 2014

Posted by : Sangeeta Singh on | Dec 02,2014

Abbott India, Sun Pharma, Lupin, GlaxoSmithKline & Cipla in tight contest at Pharmaleaders 2014 Awards in top categories

The race to the coveted & credible award for India’s Most Admired & Powerful Brand, Corporate Practice, Investor Relations intensifies at 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit & Awards 2014 with a big voting in top four categories to select the Pharma leader in Indian Pharma industry

Tuesday,2nd November 2014, Mumbai, Maharashtra : Pharmaleaders is back again like every year with a bang & this time with a yet another message. The Message is very loud & clear. Healthcare has no substitutes & Pharmaleaders means business. With the new Modi Government at the Centre, Pharmaleaders is hopeful of a plethora of reforms to see india smiling both by companies & patients. Pharmaleaders voce the opinion of Less Regulation, Less Bureaucracy & more & more easing of business transactions. Unlike last year, this Summit is debating on two important Sessions. in a uniquely positioned full day program encompassing two themes “Make In India – Healthcare Reforms , Insurance,Innovations,Investments & Infrastructure” & Empowering India’s Developing Healthcare System - Investing the Healthcare Solutions of Tomorrow in difficult Times at the Sahara Star, Mumbai International Airport in Mumbai, India, on December,26th , 2014. This historic Summit is supported by the Government of India at the Centre & is actively supported  by the Ministry of Health &  Family Affairs, Govt of India, Ministry of Commerce Pharmaceuticals , Government of india & host of other trade bodies. With more than 20 categories in voting by the stakeholders which includes the professionals of the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare analysts, consumers, stock analysts, medical Practitioners, Consultants, Hospital & Nursing Homes, india’s top Pharma majors with a significant command in the market share such as Abbott India Limited, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Glaxo Smithkline, Cipla are running neck to neck to chose the selection.

Speaking on the awards & process mechanism that follows the voting trends, Satya Brahma, Chairman & Editor-In-Chief Pharmaleaders said,” Pharma Leaders Awards has an established record of leadership in research, innovation and in ongoing improvements to health services through strong healthcare leadership. These Awards seek to recognise outstanding health leadership by an individual or team resulting in positive change across the global health system. Pharma Leaders Awards attempt to  recognize outstanding individual and team contributions across priority areas selected by the Pharmaleaders Jury. The Pharma leaders  Award recognises outstanding leadership, by an individual or Companies for a distinctive recognition in a clear exhibition of top performances in various verticals.Now in its 7th year, Pharma Leaders Awards received entries from healthcare corporations, hospitals, Medical Professionals, Research Scientist, and other allied disciplines listed in the award categories.”

“Pharma Leaders Awards Grand Jury is comprised of a panel of international industry experts,  representing the top creative minds in the field of healthcare, pharma academia, policy formation & the representatives from the  government. Each year, in addition to online judging sessions, the Pharma Leaders Awards organizes live judging  sessions around the globe to review digital based works as well as collateral materials that support a campaign and which cannot be judged online. These live sessions hosted at prominent international healthcare communication agencies, allow jurors to examine in detail multi-paged works including: sales kits, direct mail, brochures, point of purchase displays, and annual reports. The live voting can be seen at http://pharmaleaders2014.in/vote.php”.

Indian Pharma industry is very competitive & the Road ahead For the Indian Pharma Sector is very tough given the regulatiory & pricing issue  Remaining  the Biggest challenges.Althe five players are strong in their respective therapeutic segments mainly consolidated after the biggest takeovers by Abbott India, Sun Pharma, Lupin, GlaxoSmithKline barring Cipla which continue to focus on internal branding of home grown products. Abbott India Limited is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceutical, nutritional, hospital, and diagnostic products. It has six divisions. The Company’s products and therapeutics include Thyroid, Diabetes and Urology products includes Hytrin, Obimet, Thyrocab, Thyrocal D3 and Thyronorm; Pain Management products includes Brufen, Brugel and Bruspaz; Vitamins, include Multi- Vitamins combinations for diverse patient population; Anti-infectives products include portfolio comprises of various Antibiotics; Anaesthesia products includes Sevorane for induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia in adult and paediatric patients, for in-patient an outpatient surgery; Neonatology products includes Survanta and Others, include Allergy, Anti Coagulant, Cardiology, Immunology and Virology.

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals product portfolio includes prescription medicines and vaccines. Its prescription medicines range across therapeutic areas, such as anti-infectives, dermatology, gynaecology, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and respiratory diseases. It also offers a range of vaccines, for the prevention of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive disease caused by H, influenzae, chickenpox, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and others. Revolade is for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in adults with the blood disorder chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura. The Company has two research and development (R&D) units, which include Chemistry Research & Development and Pharmaceutical Research & Development.

Cipla Limited introduced a number of new drugs and formulations, such as Adgain (vital nutritional supplement for hair loss); Capnea (caffeine citrate injection and oral solution) for apnoea of prematurity in infants; Caspogin (caspofungin acetate injection) for new antifungal for life-threatening fungal infections; Endobloc (ambrisentan tablets); Esomac (esomeprazole tablets); Evocort (formoterol and mometasone rotacaps)-new once-daily asthma controller therapy; Isablac (lactulose and isphaghula husk granules), and Ivabeat (ivabradine tablets) drug for coronary artery disease and chronic heart failure. In July 2013, the Company acquired Cipla Medpro South Africa Limited. In November 2013, the Company’s wholly owned step down subsidiary Meditab Holdings Limited, acquired an additional 14.5% interest in Quality Chemical Industries Limited (QCIL) and now held 51.05% interest in QCIL.

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries manufactures and markets pharmaceutical formulations as branded generics, as well as generics in India, the United states and several other markets across the world. The Company’s business is divided into four segments: US Generics, Indian Branded Generics, International Branded Generics (Rest of the world, except the US and India) and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). Its brands are prescribed in chronic therapy areas like cardiology, psychiatry, neurology, gastroenterology, diabetology and respiratory. It makes specialty APIs, including peptides, steroids, hormones and anticancers. The Company manufactures 170 APIs. It’s API products include Acamprosate Calcium, Alendronate Sodium, Amifostine trihydrate, Budensonide and Carvedilol. In July 2014, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd acquired Pharmalucence Inc.

Lupin produces a range of generic and branded formulations and bulk drugs. The Company along with its subsidiaries has manufacturing locations spread across India and Japan with trading and other incidental and related activities extending to world markets. The Company’s product basket consists of formulations from Cephalosporins, CVS, CNS, Anti-Asthma, Anti-TB, Diabetology, Dermatology, GI, and other therapy segments . The Company’s products include Cephalexin, Cefaclor, Ethambutol, Prasugrel, Rasagiline Mesylate, Lacosamide, and Febuxostat. Its brands include AKT 2, AKT3, AKURIT3, BUDAMATE 100 TRANSCAPS, BUDAMATE 100 HFA TRANSHALER, BUDATE 100 HFA TRANSHALER (MDI), and BUDATE 200 HFA TRANSHALER (MDI). The Company’s Drugs and products reach over 100 countries in the world. Effective February 2014, Lupin Ltd acquired Nanomi BV, a manufacturer of pharmaceutical products.

The Award ceremony is scheduled at 07.00 PM on 26th December 2014 onwards at the Grand Jade Room of Hotel sahara Star, Mumbai, India. Like every year, this will be attended by more than 300 power packed Healthcare Leaders in all disciple in the glittering award night followed by cocktail & Dinner.

Pharmaleaders is  India’s first opinion based & research driven bi-monthly magazine & has a decade of relentless reporting in Pharma Journalism in an unbiased, fearless & independent way. Over the last one decade, The Magazine has covered some of the biggest voices in healthcare Industry. Available both in digital & printed format, Pharmaleaders has emerged out as a leading title in voicing the opinion of the healthcare industry to the statutory Authorities like Ministry of Health & Family Affairs, Dept of Chemicals & Fertilizers, DCGA, FDA & many other institutions to present the pressing demands of the healthcare industry. Network 7 Media Group Media Outfit, a unit of Pharmaleaders, is a result of emergence of an extreme thought process in the form of some of the biggest & exclusive media properties that arose due to the frustration & disappointment of the present status-quo of the society in existence in the form of a careless & extremely insensitive administration of a large set-up. Network 7 Group has continuously strived to expose the misdeeds of the corrupt administrative fabrics or poor legislation or failure of a large entity in corporate governanance. Distinctively standing out of other media initiatives, Network 7 group has been in the forefront of championing the cause of good governance , fair, unbiased & independent reporting in national & international fields. Driven by the objective to address & deliberate some of the burning issues, sometimes neglected causes, Pharmaleaders is pioneering the concept of introducing a fierce democratic process in the form a mass resistance in bringing into the forefront of issues that matter most in the form of digital, printed, published, conclaves, summits & even in blogs & letters shoot out to the authoritative.  Headquartered in Mumbai, Network 7 Group Media Outfit is backed & operated by some of the biggest think-tanks of the contemporary society whose ideas & actions are reflected in the form of editorials & exclusive news findings. Network 7 Group Media is present in the form of digital media production, publications, high-profile international events & healthcare communications.

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