Asia

Sinovac files NDA for EV71 vaccine

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Sinovac Biotech’s NDA for its proprietary EV71 vaccine has been accepted by the Beijing Drug Administration, which will conduct an on-site inspection of Sinovac’s clinical trials and submit its  opinion along with the application documentations to the Centers for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) for further review and evaluation.

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GSK deal aims to grow business in Asia

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

DKSH‘s Business Unit Healthcare, a market expansion services provider for healthcare companies seeking to grow their business in Asia, has signed an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline to provide contract sales services in both private clinics and trade channel for its antibiotic product line.

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Covance expands Singapore central lab by 50%

Monday, April 22, 2013

Covance, a provider of drug development services, has completed the expansion of its central laboratory facility in Singapore to enhance the company’s current service offerings and position it to meet current and future growth of drug development in the Asia Pacific region. The expansion is the latest in Covance’s continued investment in Singapore, and an important element of the strategic investment plans for the Asia Pacific region that also includes recent growth in operations in China and Japan.

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Japan establishes global fund for R&D of new medicines, vaccines, diagnostics

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Japan’s first public-private partnership to advance the development of new health technologies for the developing world The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) has officially launched. The GHIT Fund has been established to advance the R&D of new medicines, vaccines and diagnostics to fight infectious diseases in the developing world.

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