Medicine

China’s Opening-Up Policies Spur Confidence, Novartis China Head Says

China’s Opening-Up Policies Spur Confidence, Novartis China Head Says

The Chinese government’s determination to continue to further open up China gives global companies the confidence and motivation to expand in the country, according to the local head of Novartis.

Nov 5, 2018
Chen Juan
E-Pharmacies, Health Centers Stay Strong in China's Drug Sales Downturn

E-Pharmacies, Health Centers Stay Strong in China's Drug Sales Downturn

Sales of drugs in China have slowed down in the first six months this year while online pharmacies and local health centers have increased their market shares.

Aug 13, 2018
Ma Xiaohua
Health Commission Clears Subpar Shaanxi Clinics of Administering Expired Vaccines

Health Commission Clears Subpar Shaanxi Clinics of Administering Expired Vaccines

Supposedly expired vaccines given to children in Shaanxi province were in date, staff had simply recorded their information incorrectly, China’s…

Aug 10, 2018
Xu Wei
Meinian Onehealth Gets 10 Days to Fire Phony Doctors, Stop Faking Medical Reports

Meinian Onehealth Gets 10 Days to Fire Phony Doctors, Stop Faking Medical Reports

Local regulators in Guangzhou have given China’s leading health check provider Meinian One Health 10 days to rectify issues after…

Aug 6, 2018
Xu Wei
Meinian Onehealth Cries Libel, Denies Hiring Phony Doctors Using Dead Man’s Docs

Meinian Onehealth Cries Libel, Denies Hiring Phony Doctors Using Dead Man’s Docs

Meinian Onehealth Healthcare Holdings has denied accusations that it employed undocumented doctors and issued illegal medical reports, slamming the reports as libel.

Jul 30, 2018
Liao Shumin
Chinese Police Seize Six Tons of Fake Geriatric, Maternity and Other Drugs

Chinese Police Seize Six Tons of Fake Geriatric, Maternity and Other Drugs

Police in China said they have cracked a counterfeit drug case, seizing over six tons of fake finished and semi-finished…

Jul 26, 2018
Xu Zuwei
Police Arrest 15 With Suspected Links to China’s Vaccinegate

Police Arrest 15 With Suspected Links to China’s Vaccinegate

Police officers in Changchun, the city that’s home to the pharmaceuticals maker accused of having falsified rabies vaccine data, have…

Jul 25, 2018
Xu Wei
Cancer Drugmakers Slash Prices as China Pushes for More Affordable Treatments

Cancer Drugmakers Slash Prices as China Pushes for More Affordable Treatments

Pharma firms in China are cutting the price of cancer treatments by up to 10 percent as the country looks to alleviate the cost burden borne by patients nationwide.

Jul 25, 2018
Chen Juan & Liu Jing
Shanghai Pharmas Form Union to Fix Short Supply of Drugs for Rare Diseases

Shanghai Pharmas Form Union to Fix Short Supply of Drugs for Rare Diseases

Shanghai Pharmas Form Union to Fix Short Supply of Drugs for Rare Diseases China’s first union for pharmaceutical manufacturers of drugs…

Jul 20, 2018
Liu Jing & Liao Shumin
Rabies Vaccine Faker Expects Revenue to Halve This Year

Rabies Vaccine Faker Expects Revenue to Halve This Year

Rabies Vaccine Faker Expects Revenue to Halve This Year

Jul 18, 2018
Xu Wei
Cyrcadia Gets Iflytek Backing to Take Breast Cancer Detection Patches to Market

Cyrcadia Gets Iflytek Backing to Take Breast Cancer Detection Patches to Market

Cyrcadia Gets Iflytek Backing to Take Breast Cancer Detection Patches to Market

Jul 18, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tasly to Invest in Australian Stem Cell R&D Firm, Bring New Drugs to China

Tasly to Invest in Australian Stem Cell R&D Firm, Bring New Drugs to China

Tasly Pharmaceutical Group will invest USD20 million in Mesoblast, an Australian stem cell technology research and development company, and introduce…

Jul 18, 2018
Tang Shihua