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A research fund to promote collaboration among African & Indian scientists

The Africa India Mobility Fund is a partnership between The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) and the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, running since April 2018.  It has reopened applications to scientists from the two regions who wish to conduct visits of up to three months in either direction...............

Eliminate leprosy-related discrimination: WHO

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia highlights the fact that an estimated 2 lakh Leprosy cases continue to be reported every year, with India accounting for more than half. She stresses on the need for effective measures to tackle the disease...………...

India Alliance & AAS launch the ‘Africa-India Mobility Fund’

The two-year programme has been designed to provide researchers from Africa and India with opportunities for short visits in either direction to explore opportunities for building and strengthening scientific collaboration.................

C V Raman Fellowships bring African & Indian researchers closer

African fellows are aiming to use their training, gained through collaborative research in Indian universities as well as science and technology institutions, in various ways..............

Novartis & MMV launch patient trial to test KAF156 against MDR-malaria...

The KAF156 has potential to be a game-changer in malaria elimination, rapidly clearing malaria infection, including resistant strains, and blocking parasite transmission......

Bharat Biotech to commence Phase I clinical trial of Zika vaccine...

Bharat Biotech International has announced that the company will initiate the Phase I clinical trial of its Zika virus vaccine..........

World’s first-ever dengue vaccine gets green signal from WHO

Dengvaxia is the first ever vaccine against dengue that is counted among the most complex viruses. After the go-ahead from World Health Organization, it is now for the affected countries to take a call on its implementation........

Dr Jitendra Singh calls for PPP model in medical research

Over the years, Dr Jitendra Singh who is the minister of state for PMO said, not only the spectrum of medical research has undergone a change......

First ever 3 day India–Africa Health Sciences Meet recommends strong R&D...

The discussions at the meet concluded that there needs to be harmonization of regulatory frameworks to advance development of pharma market......

Promotion & regulation should go hand in hand for medical devices,...

While the minister of chemicals and fertilizers said that the regulatory mechanisms should be strong, he equally....