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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...............

Malaria Quest: India Health Fund’s nationwide search for innovations to eliminate Malaria

Applications will be accepted until September 02, 2019. Further details about the Malaria Quest and the application process are available at the India Health fund website...............

ICMR scientists identify new biomarker for malaria

Jabalpur-based National Institute of Research in Tribal Health (NIRTH) has identified a genetic sequence in the body of malaria parasite that promises to help develop a more sensitive diagnostic test for the disease...................

New coordinated effort for malaria research unveiled

Called Malaria Elimination Research Alliance India (MERA India), the programme took off on 24th April with the first meeting of the stakeholders.................

CTDDR-2019: The 7th Mahakumbh of Drug Research

The CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute organized the mega event on drug research dedicated to Malaria, Leishmania, Multi-drug Resistance and Natural Product Chemistry for Drug Discovery......……….

Global Partners commit to step up the fight against AIDS, TB...

The Global Fund is seeking to raise at least US$14 billion for the next three years to help save 16 million lives, cut the mortality rate from HIV, TB and malaria in half, and build stronger health systems by 2023...……...

Significant progress achieved against TB in high-burden asian countries

India will host the kick-off meeting of the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment fundraising drive in Delhi on 8th February..................

ASHAs help bring dramatic reduction in malaria cases in Odisha

With scaling up coverage of interventions together with active programme management and better administration, introduction of ASHA workers led to dramatic reduction in malaria burden in the state...……………..

Smart cities must have a vector control component, says health ministry...

As per Dr N S Dharmshaktu, Principal Advisor on Public Health, Health Ministry, facilitating the adoption of integrated vector management and ensuring the implementation of vector control services in rural and urban areas can shrink the disease burden much faster in India...……………..

South-East Asia countries to intensify efforts to control dengue, eliminate malaria

Reviewing the progress, challenges, capacities and opportunities for strengthening health workforce, the 11 countries agreed to continue to focus on frontline workers, improve rural retention and transformative education, and increase coordination between health and other ministries...…………..