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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 125-128

Medical writing on an accelerated path in India

Department of Medical Writing, TATA Consultancy Services, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Sarika Shirke
Tata Consultancy Services, Wellspring, Gate 4, Godrej and Boyce Complex, LBS Marg, Vikhroli (W), Mumbai - 400 079, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2229-3485.159934

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The medical writing industry is on an upwards growth path in India. This is probably driven by an increasing urgency to have high-quality documents authored to support timely drug approvals, complemented by the realization that the competencies required are available in emerging geographies such as India. This article reviews the business landscape and the opportunities and challenges associated with outsourcing medical writing work India. It also analyzes the core competencies that a medical writer should possess and enlists various associations supporting learning in this domain.

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