Corporate Responsibility

Inspiring Hope Ideathon

January 1, 2017

The Inspiring Hope Ideathon is a unique crowdsourcing event, which was co-hosted by INC Research, a global CRO committed to bringing innovation and value to customers, clinical research sites, and patients, and the nonprofit Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP). The event brought together nearly 70 novel ideas to increase the […]

Octapharma donates Nuwiq® to the WFH Humanitarian Aid Program to provide patients with haemophilia A in developing countries access to therapy

December 27, 2016

LACHEN, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Octapharma is proud to announce that the company has made a charitable donation of 4.5 million units of its fourth generation, human cell-line derived recombinant factor VIII product, Nuwiq®, to the World Federation of Hematology (WFH) Humanitarian Aid Program. The lack of access to care in developing countries is an urgent and important […]

Men’s Health Exhibition and Conference 2017

December 5, 2016

We are pleased to have launched the first edition of Men’s Health Exhibition & Conference, the region’s leading congress for men’s healthcare on 15-16 October 2017 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates supported by the Ministry of Health, Emirates Medical Association, Emirates Urological Society, Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Healthcare City. […]

HBAdvantage: Achieving Gender Parity – Fall 2016

November 18, 2016

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s refreshed mission and subsequent strategic plan has been in place throughout 2016. As we move toward our goal of gender parity through gender partnership, we can look to current research to see where we are. We are working toward gender parity in leadership positions. We are partnering with organizations and companies that have parallel missions and vision. We are […]

GSK’s new ‘ethical’ customer approach: Is it delivering?

November 14, 2016

GSK’s move to a new model of customer engagement has generated a great deal of debate. Indeed, many commentators remain skeptical that this ‘ethical’ model – especially the decoupling of sales incentives from prescription volume isn’t robust enough to deliver results in the long-term. A myriad of questions is being asked by onlookers: How does […]

CPhI Worldwide announces the winners of the 2016 CPhI Pharma awards live in Barcelona

October 5, 2016

13 prestigious pharma leaders were picked from 100 entries The 2016 CPhI Pharma Award winner by category: · Excellence in Pharma: API Development – Novel Synthesis of Dronedarone Intermediate, Cambrex · Excellence in Pharma: Formulation and Excipients o    Parteck® SRP 80 Excipient, Merck* [*the life science business of Merck operates as MilliporeSigma in the United States and Canada] (Excipients) o    Using Intrinsically […]

CPhI Worldwide announces the finalists of the CPhI Pharma Awards 2016

September 20, 2016

Amsterdam, 20 September 2016: CPhI Worldwide, organised by UBM EMEA, announces the finalists for this year’s CPhI Pharma Awards. In its 13th anniversary, the awards will honour companies and individuals driving the pharma industry forward through innovations, new approaches, technologies and strategies. Over 100 entries were received by leading companies from the pharma industry, across 12 categories to […]

Merck Publishes 2015/2016 Global Corporate Responsibility Report

September 13, 2016

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today issued its 2015/2016 global corporate responsibility report. The report reflects the company’s performance in the areas of Access to Health, Environmental Sustainability, Employees and Ethics & Transparency. “As we celebrate our company’s 125th anniversary as a global health care leader, we […]

CPhI Worldwide announces the board of Judges for the CPhI Pharma Awards 2016

August 11, 2016

CPhI Pharma Awards’ panel doubles in size and welcomes top experts from around the world Amsterdam, 11 August 2016: UBM EMEA, organisers of CPhI Worldwide, announces the board of judges for the CPhI Pharma Awards 2016. Over 20 pharma experts have been selected to join the judging panel, more than doubling its size from 2015, for […]

Preparing for the Silver Tsunami: The Intersection of Healthcare and Technology

June 1, 2016

With more than 10,000 people a day turning 65 in the United States — equating to more than 2 billion seniors by 2050 — the healthcare industry needs to prepare to meet the demands of this older population. Patient care and technology are converging, and together they have the ability to improve the lives of […]

HBAdvantage: Transforming the Future – Spring 2016

April 28, 2016

Each May, for more than a quarter of a century, the HBA has filled the largest ballroom in New York City to celebrate extraordinary women leaders in the healthcare industry. Over the years, we’ve heard inspirational stories of leadership, transformation and innovation. This year, we thank those attending the Woman of the Year (WOTY) event in […]

HBAdvantage: Transforming the Future – March 2016

March 29, 2016

The HBA is embarking on a bold approach to transform the future of the healthcare industry: achieve gender parity. This issue of HBAdvantage focuses on numerous related issues. This pivot in direction first began in 2015 as the HBA’s board of directions re-evaluated the organization’s strategic plan based on feedback from key members of its advisory […]

How Pharma can turn the trend of the decade into a leadership advantage

March 1, 2016

The World Economic Forum has named collaboration as the key to global growth: public-private partnerships between companies large and small, NGOs, government agencies and academia are the single largest corporate trend of the decade. And why? The world’s problems are increasingly those that can only be solved by the best and brightest from a wide […]

Closing the Skills Gap – Extract & the Process Manufacturing Centre in Huddersfield

February 18, 2016

Kirklees College has got a long record of supporting young people in shaping their career and going the extra mile to provide great training to their students. Since 2012 an initial project group – Nufarm UK Limited, Syngenta, YCF and Kirklees College – has been working together to develop a process manufacturing training centre for […]

Great Information on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs

February 8, 2016

If you work in the rare disease space, you will be very interested in this blog post. Publicis Touchpount Solutions recently published an outstanding white paper on rare diseases and orphan drugs. It’s packed with valuable statistics, research findings, images, and charts. Compared to most white papers, it’s a fairly deep dive, with 25 pages […]