Her fields of interest include the EU Pharmacovigilance legislation and the EU Paediatrics Regulation on which she has written several exclusive articles from various industry conferences. She has also commissioned some pieces of expert analysis on major developments in the pharma and medtech regulatory arenas.
Before joining Informa, she was principal correspondent with India's national newspaper Hindustan Times, where she reported on health and medical issues, besides several other topics. She has also worked with two other Indian national dailies, The Indian Express and The Asian Age.
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