Now, India-Brazil partnership high on pharma tie-ups

by Dave

Financial express

India and Brazil have joined hands to promote business interest between the two countries in the pharma sector. “Brazil and India together can herald the next era for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector” was the general sentiment that was echoed at the India Brazil Seminar on Health and Medication organized by CII on Monday.

José Gomes Temporão, minister of health, Brazil said, “There is a need to develop links between the two countries in the health sectors as a lot had to be gained through this exchange of knowledge, skills and technology.” He identified health policies, sanitary regulations, traditional medicines and production of medicines and medical equipments as potential areas of cooperation between India and Brazil.

Chandrajit Banerjee, director-general CII said, “CII intends to increase the level of interaction and engage more closely with Brazil across sectors, especially in the pharma and healthcare sector”. He also added that CII would soon open its first Latin American office in Brazil.