Leaders Talk Strategy As India Growth Drives Buoyant Sun
Open To Evaluating COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Opportunities
Sun Pharma's senior leadership talks to Scrip about the focus in India on differentiated therapies; the challenges of holding adequate 'strategic inventory' amid waves of the pandemic; and where things stand for active pharmaceutical ingredients. India’s top ranked drug firm is apparently not averse to a role in COVID-19 vaccine distribution, either.
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