Sandoz to supply drugs in Zambia; J&J's Mulcahy suggests director term limits to draw women;

 @FiercePharma: Bayer picks up Teva's animal health biz for $145M. News | Follow @FiercePharma

 @EricPFierce: Health Canada says it will rank drug manufacturing issues by risk of product and by 3 levels of concern. FiercePharmaManufacturing article | Follow @EricPFierce

> Novartis' ($NVS) generic division Sandoz has agreed to supply drugs to Zambia's Health Shops, which are the only drug suppliers in many rural areas of the African country. Story 

> Anne Mulcahy, the former CEO of Xerox and now a director at Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ), as well as Target and the Washington Post Co., said the number of women directors could be increased if more companies had term limits. Story

> India says it will have a "competent authority" running within two weeks to certify the quality of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for exports to Europe. Story 

> Vietnamese consumers prefer drugs from Big Pharma because of quality, even though they cost more than domestically made treatments. Story

> Roche ($RHHBY) says it has sustained its No. 1 position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for a fourth year, based on such measures as its approach to the environment and social and economic performance. Story

Biotech News

 @FierceBiotech: Neural stem cells partially restore mobility in paralyzed rats. Story | Follow @FierceBiotech

 @RyanMFierce: My conversation with biotech heavy hitter and NEA partner David Mott about investing big in therapeutics startups. Editor's Corner | Follow @RyanMFierce

> Feds win guilty pleas from two men in stem cell therapy scam. News

> Pharma counts just 3 Alzheimer's drug wins in 13 years (101 losses!). Report

> Massachusetts tops in U.S. for growth in biotech research jobs. Story

> Zambon, Italian pharma partner clash over CNS deal. Report

Medical Device News

 @FierceMedDev: Tandem Diabetes Care raked in $36M to further market its super-slim insulin pump. News | Follow @FierceMedDev

 @MarkHFierce: Covidien expects medical device sales to grow 4% to 7% in FY 2013. Release | Follow @MarkHFierce

 @DamianFierce: U.K. engineers have come up with an ultrasound scanner that can be made for about $65, targeting developing countries. More | Follow @DamianFierce

> Study: Second life possible for pacemaker harvested from autopsy. Story

> Dx company Response Genetics draws huge GSK investment. Item

And Finally... Sanofi-Pasteur has recruited actor Chris O'Donnell, who played Robin in two "Batman" movies, to help on its campaign for its flu vaccination products. Story

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