Industry News

Roche Bangladesh celebrates World Cancer Day


To mark the World Cancer Day, international pharmaceutical company- Roche Bangladesh- organized a roundtable at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Thursday. Cancer specialists Prof Mofazzel Hossain, Prof Selim Reza, Singers Bappa Majumder, John Kabir, Elita Karim, members of cancer survivor family, Roche Bangladesh officials and media personals, …

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Orion Pharma conducted Medical Scholarship


Orion Medical Scholarship as a continuation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Orion Pharma Ltd., one of the leading Pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh conducted “Orion Medical Scholarship Program” at Orion House on 02 Feb 2016 presided by Company Director Mrs. Arzuda Karim. Orion Phama always appreciates the ‘going-to-be-doctor’ who already got …

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Bangladeshi, Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers sign MOU for cooperation


Bangladeshi and Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreeing to supplement each other’s initiatives to exploit their full potentials as an international Pharmaceuticals exposition was underway in the city. Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI) signed the MoU with Indian Pharmaceutical Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPMMA) on …

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Asia Pharma expo-2016 draws huge crowd


Confident about bright prospects of Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical sector, several international companies participated in the ongoing 8th Asia Pharma Expo with a view to expanding their footprint in the country. Day-2 of the expo saw health-conscious visitors and entrepreneurs making a beeline for booths displaying medical equipment. Even as representatives of …

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API in open market, behind Drug manufacturers


A news titled “কাঁচামাল খোলাবাজারে নেপথ্যে ওষুধ কোম্পানি” published on The Daily Samakal today. Here also said that 2500 shops are active in the Mitford market. The General Secretary of “Chemical & Perfumery Merchant Association” Mr. Belayet Hossain is also an owner of a pharmaceutical company. He said about the …

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Rapid Keen buys out Zuellig’s Bangladesh subsidiary


Rapid Keen Holdings, a British Virgin Islands entity, has bought out the entire stake in Zuellig Pharma Bangladesh Limited (ZBPL). ZBPL is the Bangladesh subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant Zuellig Pharma, which is Asia’s leading healthcare service provider. ZPBL distributes Novartis, Sandoz, and GSK products exclusively in Bangladesh since it was …

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Pharma sales to treble by 2024


(Md Fazlur Rahman): Sales of generic drugs in Bangladesh will treble to Tk 30,300 crore a year by 2024, thanks in part to the recent extension of the medicine patent waiver, which will make quality products more accessible. On November 6, the WTO-TRIPS Council granted the least-developed countries an exemption until …

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