Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

28 Apr 2017

STAKEHOLDER SEMINAR ON PHARMACEUTICALS IN INDIA – THE NEXT LEAP

28 April 2017

Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

1530 hours Registration & High Tea

INAUGURAL SESSION 

 

1600 – 1605   Welcome remarks 

Mr Anwarul Hoda, Chair Professor, Trade Policy & WTO Research Programme, ICRIER; Former Deputy Director General, WTO; Former Member, Planning Commission, GOI 

 

1605 – 1615   Inaugural address 

Shri K L Sharma, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI 

 

1615 – 1635    Special addresses 

Dr G N Singh, Drugs Controller General of India, CDSCO, GOI  

Dr Agnes Saint-Raymond, Head of International Affairs Division, EMA 

 

1635 – 1645    Presidential address Shri Lov Verma, Former Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI 

 

*** RELEASE OF ICRIER REPORTS ON CLINICAL TRIALS AND DRUG REGISTRATION *** 

 

1645 – 1745   Panel discussion The next leap for India’s pharmaceutical sector: Opportunities and challenges  

 

Chair  Dr G N Singh, Drugs Controller General of India, CDSCO, GOI  

 

Panelists 

Dr Y K Gupta, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, New Delhi 

Dr Suneela Thatte, Co-Chair, Medical and Regulatory Work Group, OPPI, Mumbai 

Mr Richard Kingham, Senior Counsel, Covington and Burling LLP, Washington DC 

Ms Susan Winckler, President, Leavitt Partners, Washington DC 

Mr Bejon Misra, Founder, Partnership for Safe Medicines India, New Delhi Q&A 

 

1745 – 1800  Tea break 

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION SESSION 

 

1800 – 1805   Chair  Dr S Eswara Reddy, Joint Drugs Controller of India, CDSCO, GOI 

 

1805 – 1820   Presentation 1 Challenges and prospects for clinical trials in India: A regulatory perspective 

Rahul Mongia and Seema Rao – ICRIER Health Policy Initiative   

 

1820 – 1845  Q&A 

 

1845 – 1900   Presentation 2 International cooperation for registration of medicines: Opportunities for India 

Vasudha Wattal, Pallavi Joshi and Aashna Arora – ICRIER Health Policy Initiative 

 

1900 – 1925   Q&A 

 

1925 – 1930   Vote of thanks 

Dr Ali Mehdi, Project Leader, ICRIER Health Policy Initiative  

 

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