Pharmaceuticals: Resources

Assessing the Risks of Counterfeiting and Illicit Diversion for Health Care Products

Assessing the Risks of Counterfeiting and Illicit Diversion for Health Care Products is a paper series published by the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection at Michigan State University. The paper addresses the threats of counterfeit products in the healthcare industry and how they affect businesses within the industry. Additionally, the report examines the global supply chain and counterfeit threats of pharmaceuticals. This resource opens as a PDF.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: May 25, 2016

Tags: Healthcare

BioSpace

BioSpace serves as a web venue for industry professionals to share ideas and products related to the pharmaceutical industry online. The website includes a career network, news, hotbeds, career fairs, company profiles, and a list of events. A registration as a job seeker or an employer is required to fully access all features of the website.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: May 25, 2016

Drugwatch

Certified by the Health On the Net (HON) Foundation, Drugwatch aims to educate the public about prescription and over-the-counter medications, drug recalls, medication interactions, and current developments in the pharmaceutical field. Drugwatch contains a complete, alphabetically index of drug profiles, lawsuits, recalls, health information, and a search section to find out what drugs may cause reactions with others.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: May 25, 2016

IMS Health

IMS Health provides information and consulting services to the global healthcare market. The website provides a detailed description of the pharmaceuticals industry, as well as news headlines, events and webinars, and market insights in the industry.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: May 25, 2016

International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH)

The International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) brings together the regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical industry of Europe, Japan, and the U.S. to discuss scientific and technical aspects of drug registration. The ICH oversees the standards of drug development and registration.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2016

Tags: Healthcare

International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA)

The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) advocates research of and access to medicines that save lives and improve overall quality of life. The site offers news, resources, and event listings pertaining to the research-based pharmaceutical industry. Press releases and publications are available here as well as detailed information on a variety of topics that pertain to global health, innovation, quality, and ethics.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

McKinsey & Company: Health Systems & Services

A product of McKinsey & Co., the site features in depth articles on several different industries including health care and pharmaceuticals. Articles present companies with advice and suggestions along with industry trends. Interviews with leading industry professionals are also provided.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Pharma Live

Pharma Live provides news and articles on the pharmaceutical industry. The site also includes information regarding the research and development of pharmaceutical drugs as well as a number of useful resources. These resources include white papers, special reports, and webinars.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Pharmaceutical Business Review

Pharmaceutical Business Review provides the latest news and information about the pharmaceutical industry. News subjects include production and manufacturing, drug research, contract research and services, automation, inward investment, packaging, regulatory affairs, and medical devices. A suppliers directory, an events list, and white papers are also included.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting in the US: Differing Dimensions of the Risk

Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting in the US: Differing Dimensions of the Risk discusses drug counterfeiting in the United States. Specifically addressed is the Anti-Counterfeiting and Protection Program at Michigan State University and the efforts being devoted to stopping this dangerous practice. Resource is in PDF format.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: May 25, 2016

Pharmaceutical Technology

Pharmaceutical Technology offers projects regarding the pharmaceuticals industry worldwide. The site offers products and services, a company directory, projects, media, white papers, news, and events.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

PharmiWeb.com

PharmiWeb.com provides information on news, jobs, and events concerning the pharmaceutical industry. This site provides a large variety of posted reports on current breakthroughs in the industry, focusing on research and development in biotechnology.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: May 25, 2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers: Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences

PricewaterhouseCoopers provides background information on industry sectors globally. The Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences section includes an up-to-date industry environment description, challenges facing the industry and potential solutions, free downloadable publications, and events.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

The Health and Economic Effects of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals in Africa

This article describes the negative impact of pharmaceutical product counterfeiting in Africa.  The in-depth analysis provides several cause and effect relationships within the context of the drug industry.  This article and research has been produced by the Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection Program at Michigan State University.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 24, 2016

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