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Packaging V6I4

On its Way: New ISO Standard on Interoperability of Anti-Counterfeit Systems, Based on Unique Identifiers

Identification systems based on unique identifiers are no longer restricted to individuals’ ID cards, car plates or telephone numbers. For many years now, object identification …

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Packaging V6I4

Beyond Item-level Serialisation: Extending Traceability Schemes to Secondary and Tertiary Packaging

The challenges of serialisation are well-documented; however aggregation requires an altogether higher level of data processing and joined-up thinking. Inserting the correct quantity of goods …

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Manufacturing V6I4

Implementing Serialisation

The subject of serialisation and track-and-trace has been on the industry’s agenda for quite some time. Several of the major drug manufacturers have, in fact, …

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Manufacturing V6I4

Advances in Tissue Processing: The Supercritical Alternative

Despite the promising future use of stem cells, extensive research over the last decade has shown how the augmentation of, e.g., damaged tissue not only …

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Labs & Logistics V6I4

Temperature Mapping of Vehicles Used for the Transportation of Pharmaceutical Products

Andy Hughes of Pharmafreight UK and Kane Edgeworth of Biomap Ltd talk about the recent history of temperature-mapping expectations, the approach of mapping temperature-controlled vehicles, …

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Labs & Logistics V6I4

Transforming Temperature Data Management Practices to Reduce Labour Costs and Improve Visibility and Control

Central to the good distribution practices of a biopharma company is the reliability and traceability of temperature data associated with temperature-sensitive shipments. There are a …

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Labs & Logistics V6I4

Securing the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Against the Threat of Counterfeit Drugs

According to the WHO, the prevalence of spurious, falsely-labelled, falsified, or counterfeit medicines, or SFFC medicines as they are known − medicines that are deliberately …

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Labs & Logistics V6I4

Logistics: The Power of Clinical Trial Supply Visibility

As a result of the globalisation of clinical trials, one of the biggest challenges that pharmaceutical companies face is the management of the clinical trial …

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Clinical Research V6I4

Advocating an Integrated Approach to the Global Diabetes Epidemic

The non-communicable disease of diabetes has reached epidemic proportions, and it knows no geographic boundaries. It`s time to take a sombre look at the consequences …

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Clinical Research V6I4

Opportunities for Monoclonal Antibodies in Bacterial Infectious Diseases

The management of infectious disease is challenged by trends that impact patient welfare on a global scale; the emergence of multi-drug-resistant (MDR) forms of new …

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