Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation in the field of regulation of medical products for human use amongst BRICS’ medicine regulatory agencies

2018-04-27 02:53:11

The MoU would facilitate better understanding about the regulatory aspects between the parties and could help in increasing India’s export of medical products to BRICS countries.By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of regulation of medical products for hum

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Health Minister chairs high level review meeting on control of vector borne diseases

2018-04-27 02:51:24

At the review meeting, Union Minister Nadda said he will speak to the Health Ministers of the endemic states to ensure that they are prepared with all the necessary medicines, kits etc.By Team ABLEShri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, held a high level meeting to review the preparedness of the Ministry for prevention and control of vector borne diseases like kalaazar, dengu

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World Bank forges financial commitment to DBT; signing of Legal Agreements complete

2018-04-27 02:48:29

This mission is said to be the beginning of a new partnership between DBT and World Bank; it is envisaged that this program will revolutionize the biotech market.By Team ABLETowards strengthening the emerging biotechnology enterprise in India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology has initiated the Mission program entitled: Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission

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Cabinet apprised of the Memorandum of Agreement between India and World Health Organisation

2018-04-27 02:23:14

The MoU was signed on 13th March, 2018 at New Delhi. The bilateral MoA shall encourage cooperation between India and WHO.By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between India and World Health Organisation represented by its Regional Office for South-East Asia acting through its Country Office in India. The Mo

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DBT announces call for applications for Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award 2018

2018-04-25 09:30:53

The award consists of financial support for a proposed project besides a fellowship of Rs. 75,000/- per month. By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology instituted the ‘Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award’ (IYBA) in the year 2005. This is an attractive, career oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in fr

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Pulsus Expands Scientific Research and Publication Services to Europe inks deal with 25 Scientific and Healthcare societies

2018-04-25 09:28:24

Pulsus inks deal with 25 Scientific and Healthcare societiesBy Team ABLERealizing the great potentialities of the European countries including Germany, Spain, Netherlands, France and Portugal?,  the health informatics and healthcare services company , PULSUS, announced expansion of its scientific research and publication activities to Europe apart from the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Ameri

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Calcutta, initiates a new start-up incubation centre

2018-04-25 04:01:32

The start-up aims to enhance entrepreneurship in the east and north-east of IndiaBy Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) intends to start an incubation centre that will allow researchers to translate science into marketable products.RISE (Research Innovation and Scientific Entrepreneurship) Foundation at IISER, will be a no-profit no-loss company, the institute s

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Merck receives Patent for CRISPR technology in China

2018-04-25 04:00:26

CRISPR genome-editing technology, which allows the precise modification of chromosomes in living cells, is advancing treatment options for a variety of medical conditions.By Team ABLELeading science and technology company, Merck has been granted patent application for the company\'s CRISPR technology used in a genomic-integration method for eukaryotic cells.“Including China, we have received sev

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Malaria in Africa is developing resistance to drugs: Juntendo University Research findings

2018-04-23 09:18:05

Toshihiro Mita from the Juntendo University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues have reported in Emerging Infectious Diseases an extensive study on the emergence of drug-resistant malarial parasites in northern Uganda.By Team ABLEAnnual deaths from malaria are decreasing, but the disease is still a global health problem, with 216 million new cases estimated in 2016 alone. The emerge

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DCGI forms panel to probe into unethical human clinical trial in Jaipur

2018-04-23 09:16:45

According to a news feed published in PTI, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has sent a three-member team to Jaipur to inquire into an alleged unethical human clinical trialBy Team ABLEAccording to a news feed published in PTI, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has sent a three-member team to Jaipur to inquire into an alleged unethical human clinical trial conducted by

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