Government to focus on making India anemia-free: Union Health Secretary

2017-10-30 07:32:39

The government is in the process of putting in place dedicated, preventive and promotive strategies in schools to make India anemia-free.By Team ABLEThe inaugural ceremony of the IAAH 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, ‘Investing in Adolescent Health – the Future is Now’, was held on October 26, 2017 at New Delhi. At the event, Preeti Sudan, Secretary Ministry of Health and Family Wel

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World’s bio-energy usage needs to be more than double by 2030: Biofuture Summit’s goal

2017-10-30 07:30:38

India was part of the Biofuture Summit — the first major conference of the Biofuture Platform, a coalition of twenty country governments. Key declarations were made at the summit and projections indicate goals of doubling modern bioenergy’s share in global energy consumption by 2030.By Team ABLEAccording to projections of international energy agencies, the use of bio-energy as a share of the w

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ABLE invites nominations for BioExcellence Awards 2017

2017-10-28 02:23:15

ABLE opens nominations for Bio-Excellence Awards 2017. Nominations can be submitted online at Team ABLEThe Bio-Excellence Award has been instituted by the Department of IT-BT, S&T, Govt. of Karnataka with the purpose of recognizing those biotechnology firms that have shown dynamic leadership and outstanding contribution in their chosen fields of biotechn

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Biocon Q2FY18 revenues at Rs 1019 crore; Revenues from Operations grew 2% YoY

2017-10-28 01:57:15

Biocon reported total revenues of Rs 1019 crore for the quarter. EBITDA stood at Rs 233 crore; Net Profit at Rs 69 croreBy Team ABLELeading biotech company, Biocon Ltd  has announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended on September 30, 2017. Commenting on the quarterly performance and highlights, Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw stated:

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CDC recommends GSK’s Shingrix vaccine as the preferred vaccine for the prevention of shingles

2017-10-26 13:51:12

The US CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted in favor of three recommendations for the use of GSK’s ShingrixBy Team ABLEGlaxoSmithKline plc has announced that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted in favor of three recommendations for the use of its Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant

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Ministry of AYUSH hosts first meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine at New Delhi

2017-10-26 13:45:49

Ministry of AYUSH hosted the first meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine on 24-25 October, 2017 at Parvasi Bhartiya Kendra, New Delhi.By Team ABLEThe Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an International Organization involving a group of countries in the South Asia and South East Asia namely, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lan

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GVK BIO launches eCule, India’s first mobile app for drug discovery solutions

2017-10-26 13:44:17

The mobile App can bring Biology and Chemistry services offered by India’s scientific pool of 2000 scientists under one roof. By Team ABLEContract Research & Development Organization, GVK BIO recently launched India’s first mobile App called ‘eCule’ for Drug Discovery services.The mobile App can bring Biology and Chemistry services offered by India’s scientific pool of 2000 scientist

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Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone inducts into BRICS Working Group

2017-10-26 13:43:08

AMTZ says that the med tech zone has become the first medical technology agency to become a member of the BRICS Working Group from India. By Team ABLEThe Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) was recently made a part of the BRICS Working Group on Manufacturing from India. BRICS, which is an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa has seven

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Biocon ranked among top 10 global pharma & biotech employers

2017-10-26 13:41:50

Biocon continues to be the only Asian company in the Prestigious Science Careers Top 20 Employers List, since 2012.By Team ABLEBiocon Ltd, Asia’s premier biopharmaceuticals company, has been ranked at No. 9 in The Science Careers Top 20 Employers Survey 2017. It is the only Asian company in the prestigious list of global biotech and pharma companies. Biocon has been recognized for ‘being an in

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Genome India Project launched in North East India; Infosys’ Kris Gopalakrishnan commits Rs 225 crore for this initiative

2017-10-25 10:56:50

The mapping and understanding of the human genome in the north eastern region will have applications in understanding not only the genetic origins of different groups but would also lead to an understanding of the genetic disease burden By Team ABLENorth East India is not only amongst the top 10 biodiversity hotspots of India, it is also an interesting place to study human diversity. The people of

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