UNDP launches Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network in Nagaland

2017-05-22 06:46:18

Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) aims to support the Government of India’s universal immunization program by providing real-time information on vaccine stocks and flows, and storage temperatures across all cold chain points.By Team ABLEThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is currently rolling out the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network called (eVIN) in 13 states in India a

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Dr Reddy\'s exploits GE Healthcare\'s FlexFactory to power biologics production capacity expansion

2017-05-19 08:35:56

GE Healthcare will help Dr Reddy\'s to install India\'s first-ever FlexFactory — a single-use manufacturing platform to expand biologics production capacityBy Team ABLEGE Healthcare has won a deal from Dr Reddy\'s Laboratories Limited to install India\'s first-ever FlexFactory, a single-use manufacturing platform to expand the biologics production capacity at its facility in Hyderabad, India. Fl

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A new NIAID-funded study discovers antibodies from Ebola survivor that thwart other related viruses

2017-05-19 08:34:31

This new NIAID-funded study could lead to the development of therapeutic pan-ebolavirus antibodies, as well as vaccines for potential use in the event of another Ebola outbreak.By Team ABLEResearchers funded in part by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), have studied the blood of an Ebola survivor, searching for human

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Almost half of all deaths now have a recorded cause: WHO data elaborates

2017-05-18 07:46:06

Of the estimated 56 million deaths globally in 2015, 27 million were registered with a cause of death, according to WHO’s Annual World Health Statistics.By Team ABLEAlmost half of all deaths globally are now recorded with a cause, new data from WHO show, highlighting improvements countries have made on collecting vital statistics and monitoring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

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Kemwell Biopharma successfully supplies drug substance prepared from mammalian cell culture to a USA-based customer

2017-05-18 07:41:26

Kemwell Biopharma says that it has successfully manufactured and supplied drug substance using its mammalian cell culture plant in India for clinical trials that will be performed by its customer in USA for an IND filing.By Team ABLEKemwell Biopharma, a contract development and manufacturing service provider located in Bengaluru, announced that it has manufactured and supplied drug substance using

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Cabinet approves proposal to establish Indian Agricultural Institute (IARI) in Assam

2017-05-18 07:39:40

Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh, said that IARI-Assam would be a Post-Graduate Institute of higher learning in Agricultural Education By Team ABLEThe Cabinet Committee approved the proposal of DARE/ICAR scheme of the establishment of the Indian Agricultural Institute (IARI) in Assam with hundred percent outlay of central government on 587 acres of land provided by the g

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Lupin, Lilly further partnership on oral PDE5 inhibitor drug

2017-05-18 07:37:14

Lupin has acquired the rights to market, promote and distribute Lilly’s Erectile Dysfunction (ED) product, Cialis while Lilly will be responsible for manufacturing and importing the product.By Team ABLELupin Limited (Lupin) has launched Cialis (tadalafil), an oral PDE5 inhibitor, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in adult males. Cialis was shown to improve erectile function compared

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Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave no more

2017-05-18 06:21:18

Environment Minister Anil Dave passed away this morning. By Team ABLEUnion Environment Minister Mr Anil Madhav Dave passed way this morning at AIIMS New Delhi. Mr  Dave complained of uneasiness at his home  and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away, according to official sources.Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, \"Absolutely shocked by the sudden demise of my friend & a very r

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$250 M Biopharma Mission approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

2017-05-18 05:17:47

In a landmark decision, the Indian Government approved the first ever Industry Academia Partnership Mission for accelerating discovery research to enable indigenous BioPharma product development. Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) to implement the $250 million Mission.By Team ABLEAfter the announcement of the National Health Policy 2017 this March--which commits Health for

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Health Minister J P Nadda urges community participation to combat dengue

2017-05-17 08:38:46

Speaking at the function, Shri J P Nadda stated that Dengue free India is a vision which can be fulfilled by increased community ownership to prevent dengue related morbidity and mortality in India.Team ABLEUnion Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, had recently participated at an event jointly organized by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, and National Vecto

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