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India announces scale-up of Triple Drug Therapy to achieve elimination of...

Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated National Symposium on the theme ‘United to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis’. The day long deliberation by the national and international experts on addressing Lymphatic Filariasis concluded...............

More than 17 crore children to be given polio drops during...

Strengthening of immunization programme has contributed significantly to the decline of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in the country. More than 3.39 crore children and 87 lakh pregnant women have been vaccinated through Mission Indradhanush drives.......

Govt says no shortage of polio vaccines, refutes media reports

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has refuted the claims made by certain sections of media over the shortage of Oral Polio Vaccines (OPV) and Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), terming the reports as factually incorrect...………...

WHO approves Shantha Biotechnics’ inactivated polio vaccine

The company is first to partner with the Indian government for inactivated polio vaccine since India was declared polio-free. It has provided 28+ million doses of ShanIPV to the Indian government since 2015.................

Global workshop to develop IRS for Sabin Inactivated Polio vaccine held...

The two day global workshop aimed to discuss and finalize the candidate for International Reference Standard for Sabin Sabin Inactivated Polio vaccine is being organized by PATH with a grant supported by Gates Foundation on 11th and 12th July at Hyderabad...…………...

Polio experts commend India for maintaining polio-free status

The experts commended the strong leadership of the Government of India, as well as the ownership of the state governments for maintaining polio-free status for more than seven years and ensuring that every child is vaccinated against the disease..............

Indian Immunologicals launches pentavalent vaccine, VAXTAR 5

The vaccine was developed indigenously using the company’s R&D expertise and has been tested in multiple centres under prescribed government guidelines..................

A prick in time saves life: J P Nadda

In an article, the union health minister, Mr J P Nadda highlights the strength of India’s Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) being the largest of its kind in the world, bringing the best of healthcare practices from around the globe..........

Serum Institute of India buys Czech Republic’s Nanotherapeutics

This acquisition of the Czech Republic based company will add to SII group injectable Polio capacity, increasing it by 4 times to a total of 200 million doses by 2019.......

BioVoice eMag August 2016 Issue-4 Volume-1

BioVoice eMag August 2016 Issue-4 Volume-1:  This issue in its cover story puts spotlight on recent cases of re-emergence of Diphtheria in Kerala due to...