Tag Archives: Novartis

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Ineffective Self-Regulation in the European Pharmaceutical Industry

  The European health system of voluntary self-regulation in the pharmaceutical industry is being called into question by the findings of a study, published in the medical journal PLOS Medicine in February 2015, which revealed that European drug makers are regularly violating marketing practice codes. Data from 2004-2012 found that major pharmaceutical...
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Outsourced Drug Safety Monitoring Feeds a Growing $2 Billion Industry

A Wall Street Journal investigation has uncovered an industry-wide practice of pharmaceutical companies outsourcing drug safety monitoring, which may potentially affect the level of safety oversight in the market. Drug giants like AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Novartis have started farming out these functions, such as analysis of side effect reports, to companies located...
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Novartis Facing Suspension in Japan for Rampant Illegal Activity

In a precedent-setting regulatory action by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare, Novartis’ pharmaceutical business is facing suspension in that country after committing repeated legal violations, including false advertising, clinical trial failures, and illegal reporting delays. This is the first time the Japanese health ministry will take disciplinary action of this kind...

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