Cabinet approves India-Australia MoU in health and medicine

2017-04-10 07:03:44

The MoU will involve cooperation through joint initiatives in the Health Sector and strengthen bilateral ties between India and Australia.By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the MoU between India and Australia on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine. The main areas of cooperation include: 1. Communicable diseases such as Malaria and TB; 2.

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Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste updates on India’s Standards of Vaccine Regulation and Filaria Control Programs

2017-03-23 05:21:27

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Faggan Singh Kulaste has stated the following details below on the standards of vaccine regulation and Filaria control programs in IndiaBy Team ABLEThe Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Faggan Singh Kulaste has stated the following details below on the standards of vaccine regulation in India. A WHO team comprising experts with decade

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Government aims to make India a global biotech hub by 2020

2017-03-21 08:56:44

At the inauguration of the 5th Foundation Day of BIRAC, Minister Y S Chowdary said that there is an aim to develop India into a global innovation hub by 2020 and BIRAC has paved the way to deliver on that mandateBy Team ABLEAt the inauguration of the 5th Foundation Day of BIRAC, the Minister of State for Science and Technology & Earth Sciences, Y S Chowdary, has said that biotechnology will be

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Australian National University scientists solve mystery of immune cells in the liver that aid malaria vaccine research

2017-03-21 08:55:43

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have tracked immune cells and discovered a key molecule that helps them to find and kill microbes that infect the liver such as malaria.By Team ABLEIn a discovery that could aid malaria vaccine research, scientists led by The Australian National University (ANU) have tracked immune cells and discovered a key molecule that helps them to find an

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Minister Faggan Kulaste launches National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR Portal

2017-03-21 08:54:50

Faggan Singh Kulaste launched the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) material along with the National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR portal including a toll-free number for addressing oral health queriesBy Team ABLE“Oral health is integral to overall health of a person and will contribute to the all-round development of the nation.” This was stated by Faggan Singh Kulaste,

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BIRAC celebrates 5th Foundation Day; to discuss the impact of biotechnology on Indian economy

2017-03-20 08:55:03

The discussion will focus on the impact the biotech ecosystem is making on the Indian economy and the opportunities which exist for the Indian biotech sector as a global player.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Public-Sector Undertaking of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), is completing 5 years and will be celebrating its 5th Foundation Day on between M

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UN group assigns ICMR head Soumya Swaminathan to work on fight against antimicrobial resistance

2017-03-20 08:54:09

ICMR Director Dr Soumya Swaminathan has been named to the ad hoc Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial ResistanceBy Team ABLEThe Indian Council of Medical Research Director Soumya Swaminathan, 57, has been named to a high-level group set up by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to provide expertise on and coordinate the global fight against antimicrobial resistance.Swaminathan has bee

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Cabinet approves National Health Policy 2017

2017-03-17 10:52:06

The National Health Policy 2017 recommends prioritizing the role of the Government in shaping health systems in all its dimensions.By Team ABLETerming the Cabinet approval of the National Health Policy 2017 as a huge milestone in the history of public health in the country, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda said that it seeks to reach everyone in a comprehensive integra

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Sri Lanka proposes Rs100 mn biotechnology park in Homagama

2017-03-17 10:48:37

Sri Lanka’s cabinet has decided to establish the Biotechnology Innovation Park in the Nanotechnology Park in Pitipana, Homagama as a public-private partnership project.By Team ABLESri Lanka’s cabinet has decided to establish the Biotechnology Innovation Park in the Nanotechnology Park in Pitipana, Homagama as a public-private partnership project.Sri Lankan government has allocated Rs 100 milli

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DBT, PrakashLab calls for proposals for wide use of Foldscope as a research and education tool

2017-03-16 09:14:00

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in partnership with Foldscope Instruments and PrakashLab (Stanford) seeks applications from teachers, scientists and community members for the use of foldscope as an educational, training or research tool.  By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India in partnership with Foldscope Instruments I

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