Government formulates revised National Health Policy, 2017

2017-12-22 09:15:46

The Government has formulated National Health Policy, 2017 in the light of the changes that have taken place in the country’s health sector scenario since the formulation of National Health Policy, 2002. By Team ABLEThe Government has formulated the National Health Policy, 2017 in the light of the changes that have taken place in the country’s health sector scenario since the formulation of Na

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CropIn Technology & IACG Sign MOU to Support Sustainable Agriculture and Improve Food Security

2017-12-19 09:45:33

CropIn Technology and the International Agriculture Consulting Group (IACG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim to strengthen sustainable agriculture, ensure food safety and improve food security.By Team ABLEThe collaboration intends to strengthen the agriculture value chain by facilitating adoption of agri-technology for climate resilience and agri-produce traceability. A

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Ministry of Health & Family Welfare publishes draft notification on prescription of generic drugs

2017-12-19 09:43:49

Health ministry announces draft policy on prescription of generic drugsBy Team ABLEMinistry of Health & Family Welfare has published a draft notification for public comments vide GSR 302 (E) dated 30.03.2017 for amendment of Rule 96 of the Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, 1945 to provide that the proper name of the drugs shall be printed in a conspicuous manner which shall be in the same font but

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DBT-European Commission announce HORIZON 2020 call

2017-12-19 09:40:53

DBT and the European Commission (EC) have agreed upon a Co-Funding Mechanism (CFM) which was applied for the first time in the ‘Horizon 2020’ Work programmes 2016-2017.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India in collaboration with the European Commission will co-fund certain collaborative projects under the EU’s Research and I

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Cabinet approves continuation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM)

2017-12-19 09:39:21

Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM) has been approved from 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020 with an outlay of Rs. 2400 crore over the 3 year period. By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime MinisterMr Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM) from 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020 with an outlay of Rs. 2400 crore over the

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Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences files 101 patent applications

2017-12-19 09:37:44

Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, has reached the milestone of filing 101 patents. By Team ABLEOne of the leading centres of research in the country, Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, has reached the milestone of filing 101 patents. With this, the university has got the distinction of bein

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Kalorama Information Report indicates biosimilars will reduce prices, but will not match generic-like savings

2017-12-19 09:35:12

Kalorama’s new market research study, ‘Biosimilars: Global Market and Trend Analysis’, indicates there will still be a healthy market as a handful of generic companies are willing to risk lower profits at first to lead the charge into biosimilar development.By Team ABLEMore than half of all pharmaceuticals prescribed in the United States in 2017 were generic, totaling sales $197 billion

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Cadila gets USFDA nod for generic drug to treat Parkinson’s

2017-12-19 09:33:56

Cadila Healthcare has received US FDA approval to market its Parkinson’s disease drug in AmericaBy Team ABLECadila Healthcare has said in a press release that the company has received approval from the US FDA to market Pramipexole Dihydrochloride extended-release tablets, used for treating Parkinson’s disease, in the American market.The company’s subsidiary, Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc,

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India, Morocco sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare

2017-12-19 09:32:24

JIPMER and Marrakech Mohamed VI University Hospital of Morocco signed an MoU for enhanced cooperation in telemedicineBy Team ABLEIndia and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector on December 14th, 2017. Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare J P Nadda and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Morocco signed the MoU in t

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Fibsol Life Tech from Chennai wins first National Biotech Entrepreneurship contest

2017-12-16 15:45:51

Dr Kavitha Sairam led Fibsol Life Technologies, incubated at the Bioincubator of IIT-Chennai won the first prize in the National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition, organized in Bangalore on December 16, 2017 by BIRAC. The prize was for the company’s nanofiber based innovative plant growth promoter for crops. The  Rs 10 lakh prized was sponsored by Ankur SeedsBy Narayanan SureshBangalore, 16

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