OPPI Head On Sustaining Supplies In India During The Pandemic
OPPI director general and ex-MSD India chief outlines how pharma in India is ensuring medicines reach patients amid COVID-19, working closely with various stakeholders. De-risking the supply chain and up-skilling sales forces in view of widespread digital engagement are among the key issues firms are addressing.
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Pharmaceutical manufacturing in India is facing some early stress amid the new 21-day lock-down but both the industry and government machinery are actively engaged and working together to ensure that disruptions are minimized in the ‘pharmacy of the world.’
Scrip contacted a cross section of pharma firms in India to get a sense of how they are handling the extraordinary work-operations-employee well-being situation amid the coronavirus outbreak. Work from home mandates, deploying digital tools wherever possible, cut-back in field activities and daily temperature checks at sites are some of the initiatives set in motion.
Top-level personnel movement continues at pharma firms in India, with Cipla now appointing an ex-Amneal executive as its Chief Scientific Officer, while Abbott has effected a rejig at the helm.