In recent years there is a huge leap of pharma industry towards rare diseases and orphan drug developments due to the great support from regulatory authorities such as faster approval timelines, supportive regulatory frameworks, financial incentives and many more. Currently, large pharmaceutical companies are extremely active in the orphan drugs market. Novartis, GSK, Roche, and […]

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In a way to support and encourage pharma companies to work upon developing drugs or medical devices in rare disease, several country regulatory agencies are coming up with various benefits such as faster approvals, fee concessions and financial benefits etc. These countries include the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea and most recently, India. Incentives […]

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Financial benefits, faster approvals and less stringent clinical data requirements are some important benefits that regulatory agencies across the world offer as incentives for development of orphan drugs for rare diseases. These countries include the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Brazil and most recently, India. These incentives have been so supportive and convincingly helpful […]

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Clinical supply chain teams manage some typical challenges almost every day of their work in handling clinical trial logistics for local or global clinical trials. These include those related to regulatory compliance, temperature control (or, excursions), labeling, actual shipment or last mile delivery. These challenges are often compounded multi-fold when clinical trials relate to a […]

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Rare diseases are rapidly becoming a high priority therapeutic area for our industry. This is needed, especially when fewer than 5% of approx 7,000 rare diseases have drug therapies available, and many of these provide limited benefit. There is also a business case to this, due to a supportive reimbursement environment, particularly in the US. […]

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