Category: Pharmaceuticals

Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

BiotechCorp co-organised a session on the interrelation between halal and bioeconomy with AJ Pharma Holding and the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) at WIEF.

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UAE: Halal vaccine Market To Be Worth $1.1bn By 2030- Expert

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Halal vaccine Market To Be Worth $1.1bn By 2030- Expert

Globally, Muslim consumers spend up to $70 billion on pharmaceutical products, making them the third largest group in the global pharmaceutical market.

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Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

| 17/09/2014 | Reply
Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

GIMDES meets experts from 15 different countries at the 7th Conference on Halal and Tayyib Products and present final Statement.

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Opinion: Growing Demand for Halal Pharmaceuticals

| 01/09/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Growing Demand for Halal Pharmaceuticals

Sharia-approved healthcare products, modern lifestyle and rising income levels, the demand for Halal medicines also soared in recent times.

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Dubai: DIEDC launches Global Islamic Economy Summit 2013 Review Report

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Dubai: DIEDC launches Global Islamic Economy Summit 2013 Review Report

GIES 2013 Review details the discussions of 25 sessions held at the summit and outlines key recommendations across the six pillars of Islamic Economy.

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Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

A Saudi corporation has invested $100 million in the Halal Industry Development Corporation to produce halal vaccines for meningitis, hepatitis and meningococcal disease.

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Halal pharmaceuticals: the next big thing?

| 23/02/2014 | Reply
Halal pharmaceuticals: the next big thing?

Amirul Feisal bin Wan Zahir, group managing director of Chemical Company of Malaysia, talks about halal pharmaceutical products.

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Indonesia: MUI Mull Halal Bill’s 3-Year Stall

| 17/12/2013 | Reply
Indonesia:  MUI Mull Halal Bill’s 3-Year Stall

Halal certification for medicines is very unlikely to happen in the near future, Indonesia’s health authority said on Monday.

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EU: Evonik Industries Receives Halal Cert

| 17/12/2013 | Reply
EU: Evonik Industries Receives Halal Cert

The certification ensures that food and drinks, in addition to cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, are permissible according to ritual Islamic regulations.

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Indonesia: Doctors, clerics in medicine dispute

| 14/12/2013 | Reply
Indonesia: Doctors, clerics in medicine dispute

The Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI) and the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) are at loggerheads over whether halal certification is required for medicines in the country.

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Global Islamic Economy Summit attracts key industry sponsors

| 26/10/2013 | Reply
Global Islamic Economy Summit attracts key industry sponsors

GIES aims to initiate dialogue on the integrated sectors of the Islamic Economy, covering Islamic financial services, Halal food, Halal Lifestyle, Halal Travel, SME Development and Islamic Economy Infrastructure.

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Vietnam seeks investments in Malaysia’s halal sector

| 24/10/2013 | Reply
Vietnam seeks investments in Malaysia’s halal sector

Vietnam wants Malaysians to invest in the halal industry there to tap the growing demand for halal products globally.

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Canadian company opens Halal pharma plant in Brunei

| 11/10/2013 | 4 Replies
Canadian company opens Halal pharma plant in Brunei

A joint investment between Canadian firm Viva Pharmaceutical Inc, private equity fund Aureos (Brunei) Capital Sdn Bhd and a group of local investors, the $26 million manufacturing facility Simpor Pharma was established to produce syariah-compliant pharmaceutical products for export to Muslim markets in Asia.

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Malaysia: First Halal Pharmaceutical Gathering in Malaysia

| 10/10/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: First Halal Pharmaceutical Gathering in Malaysia

Malaysia will host the CPhI International Halal Pharmaceutical Summit 2013 (IHPS), gathering leading halal and pharmaceutical regulators, buyers, distributors, as well as global and regional manufactures.

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Brunei signs Halal Product Development accord with Korean company

| 19/09/2013 | Reply
Brunei signs Halal Product Development accord with Korean company

South Korean biopharmaceutical firm BioLeaders Corporation is collaborating with the Brunei government in research and technical cooperation for the development of halal products.

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Malaysia: Halal Surgical Surture Manufacturing

| 06/08/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Surgical Surture Manufacturing

The Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS), has embarked into the halal surgical surture business through its subsidiary, Worldwide Medivest Sdn Bhd, which has invested RM80 million.

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Patients must be informed about Halal drugs, Turkish doctor says

| 09/07/2013 | Reply
Patients must be informed about Halal drugs, Turkish doctor says

Drugs prospectuses should involve data about whether they are halal, and patients should be made aware of that data by doctors, according to a surgeon in Turkey’s Aegean province of Afyonkarahisar.

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Malaysia: Drug firms eye Halal certification

| 05/06/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Drug firms eye Halal certification

PHARMACEUTICAL companies have shown overwhelming interest in obtaining halal certification, introduced earlier this year, from the Department of Islamic Development (Jakim).

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Malaysia continues to be regional sourcing hub for halal ingredients

| 30/03/2013 | Reply
Malaysia continues to be regional sourcing hub for halal ingredients

Among the products that are in demand by foreign companies are medical products like halal gel and capsules as well as franchising opportunities. These are some ideas or products that have attracted interest from foreign companies coming to MIHAS 2013,

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Malaysia: Halal cert for pharmacy given to CCM

| 30/01/2013 | 2 Replies
Malaysia:  Halal cert for pharmacy given to CCM

Three companies under Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCM), namely CCM Pharmaceuticals Sdn Bhd, Upha Pharmaceutical Mfg. (M) Sdn Bhd and Duopharma (M) Sdn Bhd received the halal logo for more than 200 products. it was the first award to a pharmaceutical company.

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