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C-CAMP to jointly work on antimicrobial resistance solutions with AMR Global

C-CAMP, an initiative of the Dept of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, and the prominent public private partnership organization in the Netherland, have decided to build and nurture innovations that address the global AMR threat.

How dairy model in Gujarat is ending child malnutrition

In Asia's largest milk producing district - Banaskantha, when everything failed to bring out children from the throes of malnutrition, a dairy model made it possible. According to UNICEF India, one of their pilot project has shown signs of achieving the target which many techniques, schemes and money failed to do. In their attempts to reach out to maximum households and convince them to leave their 'orthodox' practices and create awareness amongst the general public, UNICEF decided to collaborate with an organisation, that had a very strong bond with the rural Gujarat - Banas dairy.

Definition of medical devices to include nebulisers, syringes

The health ministry is set to notify a new definition of medical devices which will expand the span of regulation to cover all such products.

Ex-Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder, Shivinder Singh arrested

According to sources, Shivinder was arrested on Thursday evening while Malvinder was arrested late at night, after a lookout notice was issued against him.

Shivinder, Godhwani arrested; Sleuths on lookout for Malvinder

Delhi Police’s EOW also arrests former Religare execs Kavi Arora and Anil Saxena; all 4 to be produced in court today

Single regulatory framework likely for all medical devices

Currently, only 23 categories of medical devices are regulated in India under the Drugs and Cosmetics (D&C) Act.

Government not to lift price caps on medical devices, open to rationalising margins

Importers have opposed the decision to impose price caps on medical devices, arguing that the move will hurt innovation.

Panel likely to study stent companies' demand on price cap

With the committee not finding any “therapeutic advantage” in these stents that favours price exemption, the issue is likely to be sent to an inter-ministerial group of experts.

Govt considering to let US companies make medical devices in India

India is mulling a proposal to ask American companies to produce medical devices locally.

Side effects of medical devices: Panel chalks out formula for compensation

Recommendation to be sent to health ministry for incorporation in the Drugs and Cosmetics Act.

Govt employing multi-sectoral, community led approach to eliminate TB by 2025: Vardhan

Govt employing multi-sectoral, community led approach to eliminate TB by 2025: Vardhan

The Centre has also increased allocation of funds for the TB programme by four-folds, he said after releasing the 'India TB Report 2019'.

Apollo Hospitals eyes smaller acquisitions of up to Rs 300 crore

Apollo Hospitals eyes smaller acquisitions of up to Rs 300 crore

The company also hinted at going slow on investments from here, saying extracting benefits from past bets will be the focus now through margin expansion.

AIIMS to ensure dignified death for non-cancer patients too

AIIMS to ensure dignified death for non-cancer patients too

In a first, a core committee formed by the hospital will facilitate a dignified dying process for patients who are at their end of life

AYUSH Ministry proposes to include 19 treatment packages in PM-JAY

AYUSH Ministry proposes to include 19 treatment packages in PM-JAY

The packages include treatments through Panchakarma, cupping therapy and Varmam therapy, AYUSH secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said.

Healthcare industry welcomes govt's decision to slash corporate tax rate

Healthcare industry welcomes govt's decision to slash corporate tax rate

Healthcare industry on Friday welcomed the government's decision to slash corporate tax, and said rationalisation of tax structure will provide much-awaited booster dose to the sector.

Antibiotic resistance in food-animals growing

Antibiotic resistance in food-animals growing

India, long associated with the spread of superbug New Delhi metallo-beta lactamase-1 and extensively drug-resistance tuberculosis, has now been identified as one of the global hotspots of rising antibiotic resistance among animals as well.

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