Tag: Pharmaceutical


Jamaica Gets First Certified Pharmaceutical Laboratory

According to a press release from the Jamaica Information Service (JIS), the Caribbean Public Health Agency-Drug Testing Laboratory in Jamaica (CARPHA-DTL) has been certified by the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), as the first pharmaceutical laboratory in the island. Accreditation of CARPHA for laboratory testing and calibration techniques follows the ISO 17025 standard and marks a significant endorsement of […]


Actavis Before The Court For Alleged Product Hopping

Actavis, the global pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, markets a wide portfolio of products that cover treatments in many different areas such as the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics, gastroenterology, women’s health, urology, cardiovascular, and anti-infective therapeutics. The company also operates the world’s third-largest global generics business. In its quest for growth, however, the company has found […]


60 Minutes Shines Light On Price Gouging By Big Pharmaceutical Drugs Company

In a riveting and heartrending interview among medical practitioners, CBS’s 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl pulls the plugs on big drug companies and the astronomical price they imposed on cancer patients through medical doctors. The fact is one would be hard pressed to find families without a member who at one time or another has not suffered or died from […]