It is important for pharmaceutical companies to keep pace with the changing times by continuously upgrading its manufacturing process, storage, cold chain maintenance and distribution network. Such companies should have a strong foundation for research and innovation to have efficacious and safer products to address unmet needs in patient treatment. The research methodologies of pharmaceutical companies should be as per global standards and are patient centric. Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited (BSV) is one such pharmaceutical company that meets all above needs.
Two examples to quote are that BSV is undertaking clinical study to evaluate ulinastatin efficacy and safety in patients suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome suffering from COVID-19 infection and there’s ongoing research to evaluate the safety and efficacy of equine COVID-19 antiserum. Sanjiv Navangul, M.D. & CEO, Bharat Serums & Vaccines (BSV) has championed the mission of patient care while leading a host of global pharmaceutical companies to operational success.
Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited (BSV) takes immense pride in being the only company to manufacture monoclonal anti D immunoglobulin not only in India but also worldwide. Incorporated in 1971, a majority of its products today are biologicals which include immunoglobulins, hormones and monoclonal proteins and active ingredients manufactured in EU and US FDA GMP certified facilities.
BSV is one of the leading biopharmaceutical companies driven by people and science and it wants to set benchmarks in patient outcomes in Women’s Health, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. To make this patient-centric vision a reality, its products not only ensure high quality but also affordable and safe treatment options to patients.
High Quality Products
BSV has always enjoyed a fair bit of advantage over competition; in terms of wide range of products and few unique products for a majority of indications in women’s health, infertility, critical care, emergency care and animal bites. BSV has ensured its products are of high efficacy and safety by implementing stringent quality checks and robust processes. Biologicals from human/animal source need to be virus validated. Virus validation of BSV’s human biologicals are certified by ViruSure Gmbh, Austria which ensures products are free from viruses and other infective organisms.
Enhancing Knowledge of Doctors
BSV has also set high standards of scientific communication in collaboration with both global and national educational organizations and thought leaders in the field of women’s health, infertility, critical care and oncology to enhance knowledge of doctors. It has also encouraged patient-oriented educational activities respecting the compliance policies.
BSV marketing activities are focused towards ethical and scientific engagement of both its customers -doctors and patients. It has engaged with global and national scientific organizations such as COGI, ISAR, FOGSI, ISCCM for disseminating high quality and evidence-based scientific knowledge to 7000+ doctors in India and overseas. It has partnered with many thought leaders in the field of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility to share their technical expertise and skills to aspiring doctors through digital platforms such as LAPGURU, a video-based learning of various surgeries and procedures.
BSV has also developed a digital library and platform for doctors in the field of women’s health and infertility which gives access to latest renowned journals, textbooks, guidelines and news. This platform will provide more opportunities to interact and discuss cases with thought leaders. Using social media platforms such as Facebook live, BSV has reached many infertile couples and Rh-negative women to educate them about their disease conditions. Its medico-marketing strategies have ensured that BSV stays connected with its customers even during the COVID-19 pandemic with the help of digital media. Its micro-financing schemes for infertile couples have helped to reduce the burden on their pocket while seeking treatment.
Value-based Culture and Great Mentorship
Sanjiv Navangul, M.D. & CEO, Bharat Serums & Vaccines (BSV) has championed the mission of patient care while leading a host of global pharmaceutical companies to operational success. His mentorship and contribution towards a value-based culture is widely acknowledged by business leaders. Mr. Navangul has served on the board of Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd. India, and Fulford India. Mr. Navangul has held several leadership roles through his 30 year career such as Managing Director for Janssen (Pharmaceutical Division of Johnson & Johnson) in India and South Asia; Managing Director for MSD Pharmaceuticals, Philippines; Commercial Director for MSD India and South Asia.
A recipient of several industry awards on Public Health, Marketing and Diversity, Mr. Navangul has also served as the Vice President of OPPI (Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India) from 2014 to 2019, Chairman of AMCHAM Pharma committee (American Chamber of Commerce) from 2016 to 2019 and Chairman, Medical and Regulatory Committee from 2016 to 2019. He has been on the Academic Board of NMMIS Pharma management, IES Management school and IIHMR, Jaipur. He is also a management committee member of the well-known Victoria Memorial School for the Blind, Mumbai.
Recognition by Doctors
“Bharat Serums & Vaccines has got a good place in the Indian pharmaceutical industry. I found their products reliable. The most amazing thing is that they have products for many of my special category patients. They also have products for infertility. BSV’s supply chain is good and we are assured of timely supply. The most positive point about the employees of BSV is their good attitude, pleasant way of speaking and transparent dealing with our purchase section. I wish BSV luck and prosperity in the future” – Dr. Chandravati, Sr. Gynecologist and Professor Emeritus & former HOD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow.
“Over the last five years, I must have used three of BSV’s products in more than 30 patients. And i found extremely good results comparable to researched molecules. I’m very happy that Indian generic molecules are giving such wonderful results” – Dr Kiran Shah Hematologist & Oncologist, Surat.
“Bharat Serums serves biological products. They have been providing quality and efficacious products to patients. My patients and I are very satisfied. Thanks to BSV for such a wonderful product range” – Dr. Shagun Randhawa, M.S. Obs & Gynae, Randhawa Hospital, Amritsar.
“I’ve been using all of Bharat Serum products for the last 20 years. I’ve found their products to be very good in terms of efficacy and safety”. – Dr. Mala Raj, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Laproscopy & Infertility Specialist, Firm Hospitals, Chennai.
“I’ve observed that Bharat Serums is serving biological products for people and the community at large. They are providing quality and efficacious products for patients. Thanks to BSV for such service and great product range.” – Dr. Rashmi Dhawan, Senior Consultant, Civil Dispensary, Manimajra
“Bharat Serums & Vaccines has some unique qualities: 1. Friendly staff and always at the service of doctors for educational and social activities 2. All their products have efficacy and they economically priced and available at all corners of the country.” – Prof. (Dr.) Subhas Ch Biswas, Urogynae Specialist, SSKM Hospital, Kolkata.
“I’ve been using all Bharat Serums products for the past 30 years. Their medicines and vaccines are of high quality and I have found them to be very effective on all my patients. I’ve not received any complaints from my patients about any side effects or efficacy. The company is represented by personnel that detail their products and all of them are well mannered.” – Dr. G. Shailaja, MD, DGO, FICOG, Telangana
“I’ve known BSV since I started my practice in 1992. It is a leading biopharma company with unique, innovative products with no compromise on quality and efficacy. I’ve met people that have worked for long with them and it speaks volumes about the company’s culture. It also promotes educational activities in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology. BSV really lives up to its logo tagline – Bringing Life to Life” – Dr. Mugdha M Raut, Dr. Raut’s Women’s Hospital, Mumbai