Union Minister J P Nadda officially launches National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22)

2017-07-13 08:24:29

The Strategic Plan gives year -wise elimination targets in various parts of the country depending upon the endemicity of malaria in the next 5 years. By Team ABLEUnion Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda launched the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22) at a function, in New Delhi on July 12, 2017. The Strategic Plan gives year-wise elimination targets in various

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Maharishi Dayanand, Amity University scientists find breakthrough on reusable biosensor to detect dengue at early stage

2017-07-13 08:22:17

Scientists from the Amity University in Noida, and Maharshi Dayanand University in Haryana have synthesized a reusable biosensor that can rapidly detect dengue virusesBy Team ABLEAccording to an information filed on PTI, scientists at Amity University have developed a new eco-friendly, reusable biosensor that can rapidly detect dengue viruses from blood samples, an advance that may lead to low cos

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Cabinet approves India-Palestine Health and Medicine MoU

2017-07-13 08:17:32

The Union Cabinet chaired by the PM Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for signing an MoU between India and Palestine on cooperation in the field of Health and MedicineBy Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Mr  Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Palestine on cooperation in th

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Toria Investment to pump $500 million to support China’s agri technology park establishment

2017-07-13 08:15:31

Toria Finance has plans for the creation of a 500 million-dollar agricultural technology park in China and Biotechnology is another attractive technological agricultural advancement.By Team ABLEChina’s agriculture sector gets a boost by Toria Finance, a global investment firm with holdings of 5.6 billion dollars, has recently set up a billion-dollar trust targeting the agricultura

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Biotech accelerator IndieBio-backed startups gain exclusive access to customized Science Exchange outsourced R&D platform

2017-07-13 08:13:02

IndieBio, one of the world’s largest seed biotech accelerator, enters agreement to give its startups access to the Science Exchange network of more than 2,500 qualified scientific service providersBy Team ABLEUS-located Science Exchange, the world’s leading platform for outsourced research and development (R&D), has announced a strategic partnership with IndieBio, the world’s largest see

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CDSCO permits pre-GST medicine stocks to be relabeled with revised MRPs

2017-07-13 08:08:41

CDSCO has allowed stickering or relabeling of old stocks of medicines with the revised Maximum Retail Prices (MRP) post GST launch on July 1st By Team ABLEThe Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has clarified that subject to the provisions of Legal Metrology Act & Rules and other provisions of Act and Rules relating to Goods & Service Tax, pharmaceutical companies can re-la

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New report shows 15 countries are slow in adopting and implementing key TB policies and practices

2017-07-13 08:05:53

The report by Stop TB Partnership and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reviews TB policies and practices in 29 countries and shows that countries can do much more to prevent, diagnose and treat people affected by TB.BY TEAM ABLEIn a report published on July 5, 2017 at Hamburg, that is two days before the G20 Leader’s Summit in Germany, the Stop TB Partnership and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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GE Healthcare partners Oritain to introduce a test to confirm country of origin of fetal bovine serum

2017-07-13 08:03:51

_________________________GE Healthcare and Oritain have launched an independent test-based traceability program to authenticate the country of origin of Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS).By Team ABLEGE Healthcare and Oritain have launched an independent test-based traceability program to authenticate the country of origin of Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS).FBS is a cell growth supplement used in the manufacturing

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Ministry of Health signs MoU with Government of West Bengal to set up Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine

2017-07-13 08:01:30

Government of India has approved this important initiative with an outlay of approximately Rs.200 Crores towards equipment, manpower and running costs.By Team ABLEMinistry of Health and Family Welfare signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Government of West Bengal to formalize its support to set up a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine at Kolkata, On July 10, 20

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Monsanto Growth Ventures and Otter Capital commit $24 million in US-based Ag Biotech company NewLeaf Symbiotics

2017-07-13 08:00:11

The company is tripling the size of its R&D and pilot production facility in St. Louis and is expanding its proprietary Prescriptive Biologics Knowledgebase bioinformatics platform.By Team ABLESt. Louis-located NewLeaf Symbiotics has announced the closing of a $24 million series C financing round, accelerating plans to convert proven applications of its biotechnology into products for large-sc

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