A video micronugget comparing the infectiousness and fatality rate of COVID-19 with other more well know diseases.
A quick video micronugget from CRAMbridge showing the origins of the word “Quarantine”.
The event A three-day pharmaceutical manufacturing conference hosted by ISPE in Mumbai in October 2018. The highlight of the event was the presence of senior members of the US FDA who presented current trends, their experiences auditing in India and other international locations, and their expectations from Indian companies w.r.t. quality of drugs. The most […]
I have come across several organizations who have state of the art Water for injection (WFI) generation and distribution plants with on-line conductivity and TOC measurement but continue to rely on off-line measurement and testing in QC labs. It is often a big challenge to convince users, system owners, and the testing team to fully […]
Swapnil Ballal, a quality and processes leader in India’s pharma and biopharma sectors has joined CRAMbridge as partner, effective March 2019. As the head of biopharma quality assurance and manufacturing, Swapnil Ballal has left a mark in quality teams, processes, and culture at India’s largest enterprises such as Biocon, Intas, and most recently, at Dr […]
The NFPA “fire diamond” is a recognized tool to help keep safety in labs. This Crambridge micro nugget introduces the fire diamond in easy-to-understand terms. Short videos such as this is great for playing in a loop at public displays in high trafficked ares – like lobbies and cafeterias. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a version of […]
While you read this article, about 60 deviations will be logged within global GMP environments*. Half of them would have been caused by “human error”. Most of these will end with “retraining” as one of the corrective actions. How to deal with deviations caused by human error: Option 1) Classroom Training: with a trainer using a […]
What are learning MicroNuggets? Learning modules frequently try to do too much. They end up being long-winded and laborious, and run the risk of muddying the gist of what is communicated. Long winded coursework is not the most exciting way to welcome new hires, or to refresh the memories of existing team members. How do […]
Something jumped out at me in Yourstory magazine’s list of top 100 Indian startups and their founders. There seemed to be more Agarwals, Bansals, and Chadhas on there than in my high school class in Chandigarh. Were north Indians really more likely to start-up than their brothers and sisters down south? Why was the south – in […]
Is India really running pharma and biotech sweatshops? India is the market leader in high quality generic medicine. The drugs that people from Africa to the Americas to Japan rely on to relieve ailment. But you probably haven’t heard of India’s market dominance. Instead, what you’ve likely heard of is quality lapses, squalid facilities, and […]