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New biotech missions to focus on drug resistance, fortified crops

Speaking at a function to mark the foundation day of the Department of Biotechnology, the Minister for science and technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan announced new missions in five important areas including antibacterial resistance...…..

Seaweed-silver combo can fight drug-resistant bacteria in biofilms

Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-Roorkee) have developed a new eco-friendly nanocomposite that promises to help fight the problem of such antibiotic resistance more effectively...................

C-CAMP’s selection as a ‘CARB-X Accelerator’ to boost AMR R&D projects

As part of this partnership, C-CAMP will provide business, technical and ancillary support to CARB-X funded 'fighting drug resistant bacteria' focused R&D projects as well potential grantees...…….....

Drug resistance posing new challenge to child survival

Given the rise in bacteria resistance to existing treatments, hospitalized newborns and infants are at high risk of developing drug-resistant hospital-acquired infection...……….

India among top four nations affected severely by antibiotic resistance

The white paper released by Aetna International highlights antibiotics resistance as a serious hazard to public health 7 Lakh deaths per year due to antimicrobial resistance, expected to reach 1 crore per annum by 2050.............

End TB Summit: WHO South-East Asia nations commit to intensified efforts

The Member countries of the Region stressed their firm intent to collectively reach out to 2 million missing TB cases and 150 000 multidrug-resistance cases by 2020...................

PPP to combat antimicrobial resistance in India

The ICMR and pharma major, Pfizer are in the process of instituting a ‘Centre to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance’ in New Delhi, as part of the MoU signed recently. This project will help address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance in India.............

World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017: Report maps antimicrobial resistance research in...

The report identifies factors driving antibiotic resistance and maps the current research in the country............

India needs to do more to tackle rising sale of unapproved...

The correspondence published in The Lancet Global Health highlights serious hurdles for controlling antimicrobial resistance in the country............

Experts suggest drastic changes in animal farming practice & regulations to...

A new important study by the CDDEP highlights the projected impacts of a global strategy to reduce antibiotic consumption in food animal production..................