Union Minister J P Nadda releases National Health Profile 2018; launches India’s first ever Nationwide Healthcare Establishment Census

2018-06-21 15:42:15

The National Health Profile covers demographic, socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with comprehensive information on health infrastructure and human resources in health.By Team ABLEShri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) on June 19th. The

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Vice President of Innovation at Johnson & Johnson, Seema Kumar, named Biotechnology Woman of the Year

2018-06-19 06:16:55

Seema Kumar, Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Science Policy Communication for Johnson & Johnson was named recipient of the Biotechnology Institute’s newly launched 2018 Woman of the Year Award. By Team ABLESeema Kumar, Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Science Policy Communication for Johnson & Johnson was named recipient of the Biotechnology Institute’s n

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Andhra Pradesh Health Festival kicks off at Vishakhapatnam

2018-06-19 06:14:06

The festival will be held between 18th and 21st June and has been organized by Medical, Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone and Elets Technomedia. By Team ABLEUshering a unique blend of opportunity for young professionals to innovate and improve healthcare services, the first day of the Andhra Pradesh Health Festival began at Vishakhapatn

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MoS for Health and Family Welfare Mr Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report

2018-06-19 06:11:02

The report indicates that India has registered a record 22% reduction in MMR since 2013, which is the highest percentage decline so far. By Team ABLEShri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released the 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission. Speaking at the function, Mr Choubey stated that India has registered a record 22% reducti

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Lupin ties up with Nichi-Iko to sell biosimilar drug in Japan

2018-06-19 06:06:11

Lupin and Japan’s Nichi-Iko have entered into a pact for the distribution, promotion and sale of Lupin\'s biosimilar drug Etanercept in Japan.By Team ABLEPharmaceutical companies Lupin and Japan’s Nichi-Iko have entered into a pact for the distribution, promotion and sale of Lupin\'s biosimilar drug Etanercept in Japan.The drug is used for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, p

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold direct dialogue with farmers on June 20

2018-06-19 06:04:10

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi has planned to hold a direct dialogue with the farmers across the country and discuss various initiatives related to doubling the income of farmers by 2022.By Team ABLEClaimed to be organized for the first time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a direct dialogue with farmers across the country, in which various initiatives related to doubling the income of far

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DBT announces Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) under Sustainable Biofuels Innovation Challenge

2018-06-18 08:49:59

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) in Sustainable Biofuels Innovation Challenge (IC#4) by Mission Innovation India Unit, set up by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI (15 June, 2018- 31 August, 2018) Opened on 15 June, 2018.By Team ABLEMission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative of 23 countries and the European Union to accelerate the global clean energy inn

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Call for Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award nominations announced

2018-06-18 08:48:46

The Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award is an annual award of Rs. 1 lakh given to an individual or an organization for an idea, prototype or a commercialized product, service and business model.By Team ABLEThe Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award is an annual award of Rs. 1 lakh given to an individual or an organization for an idea, prototype or a commercialized product, service and

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Scientists crack faster genome evolution methods to transform yeast for industrial biotechnology

2018-06-18 08:47:52

The discovered system allows researchers to reshuffle the deck of cards for the genome, and customize new yeast strains that can recombine on demand with each other to generate novel genome combinations not found in nature before.By Team ABLEScientists have created a new way of speeding up the genome evolution of baker\'s yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the same yeast people use for bread and beer

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Bayer closes Monsanto acquisition

2018-06-15 13:24:24

According to the conditional approval from the United States Department of Justice, the integration of Monsanto into Bayer can take place as soon as the divestments to BASF have been completed.By Team ABLEBayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto on June 7th, 2018. The press statement clearly states that the shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock E

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