India has reduced its new malaria cases by one third: Union Minister J P Nadda

2017-12-04 09:43:05

Union Health Minister further said that India as a hub for research and science would also support malaria implementation research, as well as capacity building in health research. By Team ABLEIndia has reduced its new malaria cases by one third, and even crossed the malaria mortality targets of 2020. This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the High Level Round

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ICMR, Zydus co-develop new diagnostic kits to detect rare and neglected infectious diseases

2017-12-04 09:42:03

Under an ICMR and Zydus public-private partnership initiative, simple, quick and cost-effective diagnostic kits have been developed to detect transmittable infectious diseases By Team ABLEThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Zydus have announced the launch of new diagnostic kits, developed by ICMR’s National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune to detect neglected infectious diseases i

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US extends new financial support for ending tuberculosis epidemic in India

2017-12-04 09:40:59

USAID will announce a new $1 million effort to bring greater awareness to TB\'s stigmaBy Team ABLEToday, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced further action to help India in its fight against Tuberculosis (TB). India has the world\'s highest incidence of TB, with 2.8 million cases annually, and accounts for more than a quarter of the global TB burden. India also has the

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Health Ministry and ICMR launch India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI)

2017-11-29 12:06:22

The IHMI aims to reduce disability and death related to cardiovascular disease (CVD)By Team ABLEAt a function, held on November 27th, Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) and Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, DHR and DG, ICMR, launched the India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI). The IHMI aims to reduce disability and death related to cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death in I

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International Vaccine Conference brainstormed on cutting edge discoveries to facilitate future research & policies

2017-11-29 12:04:42

Experts brainstormed on the cutting edge discoveries that will facilitate future vaccine research and help design better policies for future in these areasBy Team ABLEThe International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) inaugurated and organized the International Vaccine Conference for two days at ICGEB Campus, New Delhi on November 28th. This conference brought together more

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Saama to open new AI-based clinical analytics lab in Chennai

2017-11-29 12:03:28

Saama’s new lab will focus on deep learning to optimize clinical trial technology and accelerate the drug discovery and development process.By Team ABLEClinical analytics company, Saama Technologies Inc. has announced that the company will open a new Artificial Intelligence research laboratory in Chennai. In October, Saama opened new offices in Bridgewater, New Jersey.“Chennai will be a locati

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AstraZeneca, Chinese Future Industry Investment Fund establish joint venture to develop new medicines in China

2017-11-28 11:35:04

Collaboration aims to accelerate local development of innovative medicines for patients in China and builds on AstraZeneca’s strong presence in the countryBy Team ABLEAstraZeneca has announced a strategic joint venture with the Chinese Future Industry Investment Fund (FIIF) to form an equally-owned, stand-alone company in China to discover, develop and commercialise potential new medicines to he

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ICGEB organizes International Vaccine Conference & Malaria Workshop

2017-11-28 11:33:54

The conference is aimed at bringing together international vaccine experts and stakeholders from diverse disciplines involved in public health and emerging technologies in vaccine research.By Team ABLEThe ICGEB is holding the International Vaccine Conference that began yesterday on Nov 27th and will conclude on November 29th at the ICGEB Campus, New Delhi. It is aimed at bringing together internat

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Bangalore-based Startup Medlife collaborates with AIOCD AWACS to launch Campaign Track

2017-11-28 11:30:45

The product, according to Medlife, will be used by pharma companies to gather a comprehensive market linked dataBy Team ABLEBangalore-based online healthcare service provider, Medlife has joined hands with AIOCD AWACS, a pharmaceutical market research organization to introduce Campaign Track – a product that would provide real-time data, accurate and timely information and market specific analys

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BIRAC calls for proposals for Immunization Data: Innovating for Action IDIA under Grand Challenges India

2017-11-28 11:30:05

The present call announced, titled ‘Immunization Data: Innovating for Action (IDIA)’, is a program directed at addressing challenges faced in collecting, analyzing and using data on immunizationBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under Grand Challenges India seek proposals that address the challenges in immunization data

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