Tag Archives: Richard Francis

Francesco Balestrieri appointed ad-interim CEO of Sandoz reporting directly to Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis

BASEL, 15-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sandoz’s current Region Head Europe Francesco Balestrieri has just been appointed ad-interim CEO of Sandoz reporting directly to Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis. The change is made as the current CEO of Sandoz, a Novartis division, … Read the full press release

Sandoz announces European Commission approval for Zessly® (infliximab) for use in Europe

European Commission’s (EC) approval based on comprehensive data package confirming that Zessly® matches safety, efficacy and quality of reference medicine Biosimilars such as Zessly enable earlier patient access to important medicines and positively impact healthcare systems Zessly is the third EC … Read the full press release

Sandoz: EMA Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopts positive opinion for marketing authorization of infliximab

Sandoz is seeking approval of biosimilar infliximab for use in all indications of its reference medicine across gastroenterology, rheumatology and dermatology Positive opinion is based on comprehensive clinical and non-clinical data that is expected to confirm that Sandoz biosimilar infliximab … Read the full press release

Sandoz HACk – Healthcare Access Challenge seeks young people with innovative ideas to “reimagine” access to healthcare

Despite significant advances made by modern medicine, universal access to healthcare is still arguably the single largest unmet medical need Sandoz “HACk” – Healthcare Access Challenge – is a competition seeking young people with innovative ideas to “reimagine” access to … Read the full press release

Sandoz launches respiratory health program aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of asthma – Breathe Africa

Non-communicable diseases like asthma are rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa where healthcare systems are ill-prepared to cope1 – Zambia is ranked #1 in the world for mortality due to asthma2 Increasing the medical expertise of local healthcare professionals is a … Read the full press release