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WHO & FIND formalize strategic collaboration to drive universal access to...

Memorandum of understanding signed to close major diagnostic gaps and bolster disease surveillance, in support of universal health coverage. The 5-year strategic collaboration will enable transformative change in a move toward a country-led diagnostics alliance..................

Hilleman Labs to develop a novel vaccine against Group B Streptococcus

Expanding into the area of maternal and child health, the company is undertaking research and development of an effective and affordable vaccine against Group B Streptococcus to add a positive impact to women and children living in low middle-income countries................

Despite reduced malaria cases India still carries a huge burden

As per World Malaria report 2019 released by World Health Organisation, India has done fairly well when it comes to the reduction of malaria cases in the country but it still carries a huge burden of malaria...............

WHO Regional Director calls for strategies to prevent suicide & promote...

On World Mental Health Day, WHO reiterates its assistance to Member States in scaling up their capacity to address mental health generally, and suicide...

India’s weight problem – malnutrition and overweight

The latest study has found that among various malnutrition indicators, low birth weight is the largest contributor to child deaths, followed stunting, underweight and wasting...................

SafePoint India applauds Bihar govt for adoption of ‘AD Syringes for...

While the Governments of Punjab and Andhra Pradesh have already adopted this as a state policy, Bihar's health authorities have now joined and taken the lead to encourage the use of Auto-Disable Syringes in the state....................

India Iodine Survey 2018-19: 76.3% of Indian households consume adequately iodized...

Nutrition International and partners disseminate results of India Iodine Survey 2018-19 which convey need to sustain and step up efforts to achieve Universal Salt Iodisation (USI)...................

The Ophthalmologist’s Burnout: Diagnosed, Debated but Never Treated

Despite efforts by the Government to overcome the shortfall of ophthalmologists in India, the ophthalmologist to people ratio remains extremely skewed, writes Sandeep Bothra, Country Business Head – Surgical, Alcon.................

Sustainable manufacturing practices key to combat growing AMR

The experts highlighted the importance of attention towards pharmaceutical manufacturing practices at the joint workshop conducted in Korea by Centrient Pharmaceuticals and Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, on 'Sustainable Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals'.........................

Breakthrough DNA test to identify all drug resistance mutations in Tuberculosis

MedGenome Labs forays into Infectious Disease Testing with a unique offering of genetic tests across Tuberculosis, CNS, Systemic and Eye infections..............