US FDA approves Mylan-Biocon’s biosimilar for cancer drug Herceptin

2017-12-08 06:54:39

Mylan and Biocon’s trastuzumab has been approved for launch in the US. To be sold under the name Ogivri, this is the first biosimilar  in the US for the treatment of breast cancer or stomach cancer.By Team ABLEThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the biosimilar of Mylan NV and Biocon used in the treatment of breast and metastatic stomach cancer. Mylan-Biocon’s trastuzumab wi

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Odisha Government signs MoU with four healthcare firms

2017-12-07 08:39:31

The Odisha government has signed four MoUs with different organizations for better delivery of healthcare service in the state.By Team ABLEThe MoUs were signed with Glocal Healthcare System Private Limited, Kolkata, Centre for Stem Cell Research, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Narayan Hrudayalaya and L V Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar.\"The MoUs with institutions of national repute for del

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Health Ministry ties up with Rotary India to accomplish immunization target

2017-12-07 08:37:49

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Rotary India on Dec 7th. By Team ABLEA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Rotary India on Dec 7th. The MoU signing ceremony was presided over by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. This MoU,

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Health Minister J P Nadda reviews the progress of Intensified Mission Indradhanush

2017-12-07 08:21:47

To improve the coverage, Mission Indradhanush (MI) was launched with a strategy to focus on unvaccinated and partially vaccinated children in the pockets of low immunization coverageBy Team ABLEUnion Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda reviewed the progress of Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) with the Health Ministers and Principal Secretaries of 24 states. In the review meeting,

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India, Cuba sign MoU forging further collaborations in health sector

2017-12-07 08:16:52

One potential area is pharmaceutical and biotechnology. Cuba has made remarkable strides in the field of biotechnologyBy Team ABLEIndia and Cuba have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, on December 6, 2017. Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda and Dr Roberto Tomas Morales Ojeda, Public Health Minister of Cuba signed the MoU

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Cipla launches Q-TIB globally, a single tablet for T.B. prophylaxis in HIV

2017-12-07 08:14:21

Cipla has received approval for its Q-TIB from WHO. According to Cipla, Q-TIB will help prevent tuberculosis infection in people living with HIVBy Team ABLEPharma major Cipla Ltd, on November 30th had announced that the company has received an approval for its product Q-TIB from World Health Organisation (WHO). Q-TIB is a novel fixed dose combination in a single tablet. This is the first time that

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Stem cell start-up Advancells registers 120 percent growth

2017-12-07 08:13:24

Advancells has reported that it has successfully achieved growth by 120 percent from the last year in the field of stem cell therapies By Team ABLE Noida-based stem cell startup Advancells has reported that it has successfully achieved growth by 120 percent from the last year in the field of stem cell therapies, and aims to expand across over 100 hospitals with a similar amount of doctors in the n

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First ever International Conference cum Exhibition on AYUSH and Wellness inaugurated in New Delhi

2017-12-07 08:11:07

1500 delegates from 60 countries and 250 manufacturers of alternative medicine are participating in Arogya 2017 By Team ABLEThe First Ever International Conference on AYUSH and Wellness ‘Arogya 2017’ was inaugurated by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik in New Delhi on December 4th. The three day exhibition cum conference is

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Kerala to set up Advanced Virology Institute by 2018

2017-12-04 09:57:08

An ambitious initiative of the state government, the \'Institute of Advanced Virology\' (IAV) is being set up at the campus of KSIDC Life Science Park at Thonnakkal. By Team ABLEAccording to a news report filed on the Press Trust of India,  Kerala will soon get an Advanced Virology institute to address the frequent threats of infectious viral diseases, its early detection and rapid preve

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India’s healthcare market to see threefold rise; likely to reach $372 billion by 2022: ASSOCHAM-RNCOS Paper

2017-12-04 09:56:29

India’s healthcare market may see threefold rise as its size in value terms is likely to reach $372 billion by 2022 from $110 billion as of 2016By Team ABLEIndia’s healthcare market may see threefold rise as its size in value terms is likely to reach $372 billion by 2022 from the level of $110 bn as of 2016 thereby clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22 per cent, according to an

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