Neopharma and GSK Partnership Produces First Line of Medicines Packaged in UAE

Neopharma, a leading global pharmaceutical company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) the global science-led healthcare company, have announced the launch of the first ever locally produced batch of medicines, as a result of their partnership to create localization and manufacturing opportunities in the UAE. The partnership, announced in April 2019, established Neopharma as GSK’s third-party manufacturer for handling the secondary packaging process (the final manufacturing stage) for six of GSK’s most prescribed medicines in the UAE. This first batch includes thirty-five thousand packages of medicine, which have been manufactured at Neopharma’s manufacturing plant in Abu … Continue reading Neopharma and GSK Partnership Produces First Line of Medicines Packaged in UAE

Daman recognises firms introducing wellness programs to increase employee productivity

Employee wellbeing is becoming a major focus for organisations, and with firms introducing innovative initiatives to promote happiness, and in turn employee productivity in the workplace, the outcomes, while sometimes unexpected are notably impactful. .  With the UAE government announcing initiatives such as the ‘Happiness Agenda’, one key pillar of which involves developing a unique scientific approach to measuring and sustaining happiness, it is no surprise that a large number of companies are increasingly implementing corporate health and wellbeing programs.  Organisations are taking great strides to cultivate a corporate environment that promotes healthy living, fosters creativity and teamwork, while reducing … Continue reading Daman recognises firms introducing wellness programs to increase employee productivity

Neopharma forms JV with Elevar Therapeutics for Commercialization of Oncology NCE

Abu Dhabi based pharmaceutical manufacturer Neopharma and US based Elevar Therapeutics entered into an agreement to establish a joint venture in UAE with 50:50 partnership. The company plans to establish a specific sales network for Rivoceranib, a targeted anticancer drug and conduct clinical trials for other pipeline candidates. Neopharma a global pharmaceutical company will undertake commercializing responsibility through its presence in various countries of MENA & India.    Suresh Kumar Nandiraju, Chief Operating Officer of Neopharma said, “This joint venture is an embarking step to critical care complex oncology candidates and symbolizes our commitment towards addressing unmet treatment needs of patients. We are … Continue reading Neopharma forms JV with Elevar Therapeutics for Commercialization of Oncology NCE

Daman Awards recognise UAE organisations driving wellbeing in the workplace

The sixth edition of the Daman Corporate Health and Wellness Awards announces eleven winning companies in the UAE for their efforts in prioritising employee health and wellbeing.  The gala dinner hosted at W Dubai – The Palm in collaboration with MEED, celebrates the companies that recognise employee wellbeing is linked with business performance and economic growth and have taken tangible steps to create a healthier, happier and more productive workforce. Fuelled by a greater awareness of the relationship between employee welfare and organisational growth, this year’s participants each demonstrated their commitment to their workforce which results in improved bottom lines.  The … Continue reading Daman Awards recognise UAE organisations driving wellbeing in the workplace