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Rapidly deteriorating growth for Pharma

Melbourne, 21st January 2011. Growth will slow to just 1.3% to 2015 for the branded prescription pharmaceutical industry’s leading companies, according to latest research from independent market analyst, Datamonitor. Between 2003 and 2009, theses same companies enjoyed robust sales growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1%. Sharp declines in branded sales following…

21 Jan 2011, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Stigma remains over Major Depressive Disorder

Melbourne, 12th January 2011 - Despite there being 39.1 million people suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD) across the seven major markets, only one third of patients will seek help from a physician, finds latest research from independent analyst Datamonitor*. Daniel Chancellor, healthcare analyst at Datamonitor, comments: “This is due to the stigma that is…

12 Jan 2011, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Driven by strong market growth, Big Pharma’s interest in China is set to increase

Melbourne, 15th December 2010 – Rapid population growth as well as the increasing number of elderly people in China have created additional pressure on the government in terms of healthcare provision. In order to improve healthcare access, the Chinese government will spend $124.6 billion on healthcare reforms between 2009 and 2011 according to the latest…

15 Dec 2010, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Informa Interview – Captain Allan Gray on Master Mariners of Australia Congress

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA4RYdKBT00]   We had the opportunity to interview Captain Allan Gray, Federal Master of the Company of Master Mariners of Australia who will be speaking at the inaugural Master Mariners of Australia Congress on the 7th and 8th April 2011 in Fremantle, WA, Australia. 1. The Company of Master Mariners is hosting its inaugural Master…

6 Dec 2010, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Informa Interview – Kevin Taylor on thinking outside the square on rail safety

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xN1onykgfJI] We had the opportunity to interview Kevin Taylor, General Manager of the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) who will be speaking at the 11th Annual Rail Safety 2011 conference on the 23rd and 24th of March 2011 in Sydney. 1. The theme for RISSB's Rail Safety 2011 is 'Thinking outside the square'.…

6 Dec 2010, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Smartphones and tablets will aid consumerisation of healthcare in 2011

Melbourne, 6th December 2010. Consumer-driven healthcare will gather momentum in 2011 as the public takes more responsibility for its own health, with technology playing a key role, according to Ovum. In a new report* the independent technology analyst states that devices such as smartphones and tablet computers will help to drive the consumerisation of healthcare…

6 Dec 2010, by Informa Insights

Business | Social Policy

An unashamedly relevant examination of social media’s capacity for revenue generation

We hear about it. We talk about it. We use it everyday. Businesses adopting social media is easy, but doing it right is not. Here's a chance for us to learn how to get it right. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrIDRaTpja4] The Corporate Social Media Summit 2011 is happening on the 30th-31st March 2011 at the Sydney Harbour Marriott…

1 Dec 2010, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Disappointing year for Roche but restructuring will help maintain strong fiscal position

Melbourne, 18th November 2010 - John Bird, pharmaceutical company analyst at Datamontior, comments on Roche’s plans to cut 6 percent of its global workforce, or 4800 jobs, over the next two years as part of efforts to make annual cost savings of $2.4 billion: “Many Big Pharma companies have restructured in recent times due to…

18 Nov 2010, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Market development key for testosterone replacement therapy

Melbourne, 17th November 2010 - Despite growing at a compound annual growth rate of more than 24% over the last five years, the testosterone replacement therapy market is severely underdeveloped. This suggests there are great opportunities for pharmaceutical companies in this field, claims independent market analyst, Datamonitor*. The testosterone replacement therapy market, valued at $838m…

17 Nov 2010, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Can Pfizer rescue hormonal replacement therapy?

Melbourne, 17th November 2010 - In a market still plagued with safety concerns, Pfizer has an opportunity to restore market growth for hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) with its new combination product, Aprela. To do this it must rebuild public and general practitioner confidence in the therapy area, says independent market analyst, Datamonitor*. The value of…

17 Nov 2010, by Informa Insights
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