Message from Membership Committee Chair: Scott Watson
Greetings from the Membership Committee of Rx-360!
In just a few months, Rx-360 will celebrate its 3rd birthday - for those of you who are parents, remember what it was like to have a 3 year old around? Inquisitive, into everything, still needing Mom and Dad to help them grow and develop.
This is where Rx-360 is now – just a toddler – and while we have come a long way in such a short time, we still have a ways to go to help our consortium to grow and develop!
This point was emphasized recently when even more Avastin® was found in the US without active ingredients present. As the son of a breast cancer survivor, a husband, and a Dad to three beautiful daughters, the point is clear to me that we all must do whatever we can to ensure this type of nefarious activity is stopped. I believe that Rx-360 will make a major impact in this area.
This quarter, we are pleased to welcome four new members to Rx-360: Cambridge Major Laboratories, Chiral Technologies, Sartorious, and Ash Stevens. These four suppliers to pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry are now part of the group which is part of the solution. We are so glad you have joined us!
For all other Rx-360 members, I ask you to consider taking the following action as we focus on increasing awareness of Rx-360:
- Talk to your contacts in industry about Rx-360 – encourage them to join if they haven’t.
- Wear your Rx-360 lapel pin when you are out and about – this will foster questions. If you don’t have a lapel pin, please contact Dede at the Rx-360 Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) and she will send it to you directly.
- Use social media (Linkedin, Twitter, etc.) to pass along info on Rx-360 or Flash Alerts
- Encourage your company to annotate membership in Rx-360 on its website.
Thank you for your efforts, working with Rx-360, to help secure the pharmaceutical supply chain. If you have any questions about Rx-360 membership, please don’t hesitate to call me at 205.641.4422.