Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste makes an announcement about drugs which failed quality tests

2017-08-04 10:26:29

In a written reply at the Rajya Sabha, The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Faggan Singh Kulaste has clarified about the notification of drugs post quality controlBy Team ABLEIn a written reply at the Rajya Sabha, The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated: “Both the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) and the state drug regula

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Health Ministry to launch Intensified Mission Indradhanush; targets full immunization coverage by 2018

2017-08-04 10:25:26

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has drawn up an aggressive action plan to achieve the vaccination target by 2018.By Team ABLEWith the aim to accelerating the full immunization coverage and provide greater focus on urban areas and other pockets of low immunization coverage, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has drawn up an aggressive action plan to achieve the target by 2018. Acco

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MoS for S&T YS Chowdary updates Rajya Sabha members on GM crops

2017-08-01 08:59:20

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Y. S. Chowdary updated on the hot topic - GM crop. By Team ABLEIn a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Mr YS Chowdary updated on the hot topic - GM crop. His reply is as follows: “The only GM crop permitted for cultivati

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Asia remains a hot spot for anemia prevalence: Merck

2017-08-01 08:56:36

Dr. Dhara Shah, Associate Director for Medical Affairs at Merck Group India, has expressed in a Convention that in India, there is a need to do more than what is being done by the government and also when it comes to patient education on anemia,”, noted. By Team ABLEAnemia remains a major global public health problem with nearly 2.3 billion people suffering from it - an estimated 50% due to iron

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Medicall 2017 at Chennai calls for immediate need for patient data capture

2017-08-01 08:43:18

On July 28-30, Chennai was host to several thousand national and international medical professionals for one of India’s largest B2B Hospital Equipment Expo called Medicall. By Anusha AshwinAt the recently concluded three-day medical expo and conference at Chennai — Medicall 2017, a large number of delegates — including doctors, medical and para medical professionals, national and internation

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National Action Plan on Hepatitis C to be ready by December 2017: assures Union Minister J P Nadda

2017-08-01 08:41:49

At the 4th National Technical Consultation on Viral Hepatitis on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, that fell on July 28, 2017, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda said that the Government is working on the National Action Plan for Hepatitis C. C K Mishra, Secretary (H&FW), raised the issue of importance of vaccination for Hepatitis B at birth.By TEAM ABLEAt the 4th Nationa

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MoS Faggan Singh Kulaste updates Lok Sabha on the fund allocation and action plan for R&D in pharma sector

2017-08-01 08:40:48

In a written reply presented at the Lok Sabha on July 28, 2017, the Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Faggan Singh Kulaste summarized the action plan by DST on funding pharma R&D.By Team ABLEIn a written reply presented at the Lok Sabha proceedings on July 28, 2017, the Minister of State Health and Family Welfare, Faggan Singh Kulaste summarized the action plan by DST on funding p

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MTaI appreciates government’s move in establishing Medical Technology Assessment Board

2017-08-01 08:35:50

Medical Technology Association of India (MtaI), has stated in a press release that it has well-considered the government’s move in establishing Medical Technology Assessment Board (MTAB)By Team ABLEMedical Technology Association of India (MTaI), the not-for-profit association of research-based medical technology companies, has stated in a press release that it has well-considered the government

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Biocon announces Q1FY18 results -- Revenue at Rs 988 Crore

2017-07-28 06:29:49

Leading biotech company Biocon Ltd announced its consolidated financial \nresults for the fiscal first quarter ended on June 30, 2017. Revenue at Rs 988 Crore; EBITDA at Rs 246 Crore; Net Profit at Rs 81 CroreBy Team ABLECommenting on the quarterly performance and highlights , Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw said: “Our Biologics business had a strong quarter led by insulins

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Syngene Q1 FY18 Revenue up 6% to Rs 308 crore

2017-07-28 06:04:37

Syngene announced the expansion of its ongoing research collaboration with Amgen Inc. This will double the footprint of the Syngene Amgen R&D Center (SARC) from current 25, 000 sq. ft to 50,000 sq. ft as well as increase the scientific team engaged at SARC from around 100 to 185. By Team ABLECommenting on the results, Mr Jonathan Hunt, Chief Executive Officer - Syngene International Limited sa

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