President of India to inaugurate 4thIndia International Science Festival at Lucknow

2018-09-25 07:12:18

The fourth edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) will be inaugurated by President of India in Lucknow on October 6, 2018.By Team ABLEThe fourth edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) will be inaugurated by President of India at Lucknow on October 6, 2018. IISF-2018 is expected to be represented by approximately 10000 delegates including 5000 students, 550 teachers,

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European Medicines Agency issues positive opinion on Biocon-Mylan’s biosimilar Fulphila

2018-09-24 08:38:12

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion recommending approval of Biocon and Mylan’s Fulphila, a biosimilar to Amgen’s Neulasta (pegfilgrastim).By Team ABLEBiotech majors Biocon and Mylan N.V. have announced that the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP)has issued a positi

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WHO calls for urgent action to end TB

2018-09-24 08:37:00

Although global efforts have averted an estimated 54 million TB deaths since 2000, TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease.By Team ABLEFewer people fell ill and died from tuberculosis (TB) last year but countries are still not doing enough to end TB by 2030, warns the World Health Organization (WHO). Although global efforts have averted an estimated 54 million TB deaths since 2000, T

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat at Ranchi

2018-09-24 08:35:10

The health assurance scheme: Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana (PMJAY) would cover 1300 illnesses, including serious illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. By Team ABLEThe Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has launched the health assurance scheme: Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana(PMJAY) - at Ranchi, Jharkhand on Sep 23rd.The Prime Minister visited an exhibi

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BIRAC explains facts on Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs)

2018-09-24 08:33:46

Originally introduced by NASA, the TRL scale is a metric with nine technology readiness levels for describing the maturity of a technology from ideation stage (TRL-1) to highest degree of application/commercial readiness (TRL-9).By Team ABLETechnology readiness levels(TRLs) is a measure of estimating technology maturity of core technologies in a program during the selection process and in subseque

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Health Ministry partners with Dell, Tata Trusts to provide technology-led nationwide healthcare program

2018-09-24 08:31:47

Aimed at bringing healthcare technology transformation in Comprehensive Primary Health Care NCD program under Ayushman Bharat, the Health Ministry is working with Dell as technology partner and the Tata Trusts as deployment partner.By Team ABLEThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has recently exchanged MoUs with the Tata Trusts and computer firm Dell to provide a technological platform for n

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Green Chemistree Foundation organizes Workshop on Bio-catalysis in Pharmaceutical Industry

2018-09-21 08:59:30

It is a 2-Day Conference Expo Workshop on Bio-catalysis in Pharmaceutical Industry - Advancing Implementation of Green Chemistry & Engineering in Indian Pharma Industry.One technology that has become a central part of Green Chemistry is “Bio-catalysis”. The use of enzymes has immediate advantages in turning a chemical process green. It is becoming well established globally the emerging rel

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Call for latest round of Grand Challenges Explorations announced

2018-09-20 08:49:32

Applications on six specific topics will be accepted until November 14, 2018.By Team ABLEThe Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of the Grand Challenges Explorations initiative. Applications on the following six topics will be accepted until Wednesday, November 14, 2018 11:30 am PST:Increasing Demand for Vaccination ServicesNew Approaches for Manufacturin

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Health Ministry experiments sputum sample transportation through Postal Department

2018-09-20 08:48:22

The Ministry believes that the learning from this Delhi Pilot experience will be useful for adaptation of specimen transport mechanism through the Postal Department across the country.By Team ABLEA pilot for utilizing services of Department of Post for transport of sputum specimen for TB Diagnosis in Karawal Nagar, Delhi was launched by the Health Ministry on September 19th. Sanjeeva Kumar, AS and

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Aurobindo’s HIV drugbags South Africa drug authorities’ approval

2018-09-19 09:01:10

Aurobindo Pharma has received approval from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority for its Dolutegravir, Lamivudine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (DLT) tablets, a preferred regimen for HIV patients.By Team ABLEAurobindo Pharma has received approval from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) for its Dolutegravir, Lamivudine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fuma

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