C 004: THE DISCREET FASCINATION OF THE DRUGS

J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 2(Suppl. 1): S19, 2014

Special supplement with the abstract book of LATINFARMA 2013

Conference

C 004: THE DISCREET FASCINATION OF THE DRUGS

Pérez J.

Ministerio de Salud Pública, La Habana, Cuba.
Abstract

This paper is an analysis of the current situation of the Global Pharmaceutical Industry. The analysis includes the global pharmaceutical market and its growing in the last ten years, the distribution of these markets around the world. The paper identifies the top ten pharmaceutical industries and the top ten drugs selling last year. The analysis embraces the megamerger industries and the specialization of the manufacturers. Development and research drugs, the control of the knowledge and scientific information, the functioning of the national and the international regulatory authorities, international trade and intellectual property rights and the challenge of the future in this area are other subjects for discussing.