Brian is in charge of overall China coverage within the APAC pharma news team. A veteran journalist, he has written extensively on R&D, regulatory, market access and business issues. Brian has led a team of writers providing industry-leading coverage in the second-largest health care market.
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A new commissioner has taken the reins at China's National Medical Products Administration, but the senior CCP official has so far given few clear indications about the changes he might bring.
Within a month of obtaining its global first approval in China, Hua Medicine's dorzagliatin is already available in hospitals. What was behind the successful launch of the first-in-class diabetes agent, what are reimbursement plans and how will local commercialization partner Bayer help? Founder and CEO Li Chen sits down to discuss these and other strategies.
Pfizer is facing a US lawsuit alleging wrongful termination and retaliation against a whistleblower after the company’s former director of Global Compliance Analytics discovered what he viewed to be potential violations in China of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo has made the first official visit to China by a US commerce official in three years, paving the way to possible improvements in bilateral relations. Despite ongoing geopolitical tensions as a major concern for US firms in China, some are returning to growth in the country.
In this latest Chinese-language podcast: China's latest crackdown on health sector non-compliance will have long-lasting effects on the sector; Chinese PD-1 inhibitor developers heading to the US.
As Beijing gets tougher in an all-out campaign to root out corruption and non-compliance in the pharma sector, more physician conferences are jeopardized and an increasing number of hospital presidents are placed under investigation. Meanwhile, one industry association issues new guidance for members.