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  • Posted by Pei Li Teh
  • September 22, 2020
  • Articles

Developing Biosimilars in Asia

Developing Biosimilars in Asia

Biologics currently make up half of the pharmacological market for oncology, but the steep cost of these drugs is a barrier to access globally.

In 3 years’ time, patents on nearly 20 oncology biologics will expire, which is likely to result in the launch of biosimilars offering reduced prices. In the past, the biosimilars market was focused in Europe and the US. However, biosimilars have recently begun to emerge in countries with existing biopharmaceutical infrastructure and companies.

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How we conducted ethnography research to enhance new product development

How we conducted ethnography research to enhance new product development

The majority of stoma patients in developing emerging markets such as India and Indonesia use external bags that are domestically manufactured or imported. We conducted research which gave internal stakeholders the necessary direction for developing a new product concept.

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How we used ethnography to capture behavioural insights

How we used ethnography to capture behavioural insights

Haemophilia A & B markets are highly competitive and cluttered where HCPs and patients perceive similar efficacy and safety across available products. Our client wanted to inform the design of an improved infusion device to differentiate and deliver a better experience. The challenge was to identify deeper insights from behavioural observation (beyond claimed/ stated experience) to differentiate user experience across various devices and identify the unmet needs and need gaps.
 

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  • Posted by Helen Ansell
  • August 18, 2020
  • Articles

The Middle East: Trailblazers of digital health?

The Middle East: Trailblazers of digital health?

With rising pressures on healthcare systems, and a keen appetite for new technology, countries in the Middle East (ME) could leapfrog legacy restraints in more developed healthcare systems to emerge as digitalhealth pioneers.

The raw materials are already in place. They include strong encouragement from some national governments, widespread familiarity with mobile and wearable devices, and readiness to embrace both advanced technologies and healthcare delivery in non-traditional settings.

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  • Posted by An-hwa Lee
  • August 13, 2020
  • Videos

Digital qualitative research in emerging markets

In this short video, digital expert An-hwa Lee discusses digital qualitative research, the evolving digital landscape and showcases our project experience with relevant case studies using digital methods in emerging markets.

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