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India starts clinical research on Ayurvedic formulations for COVID-19

  • Posted on: 8 May 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Health Minister Sh. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for AYUSH  Sh. Shripad Yesso Naik jointly launched clinical research studies on Ayurveda interventions as an add-on to standard care to COVID 19 situation and Ayush Sanjivani application today at New Delhi. AYUSH Minister was participating in the programme through Video Conferencing from Goa.

Janaushadhi Kendras achieved a record sales turnover of 52 crore rupees in April 2020

  • Posted on: 8 May 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

In spite of problems in procurement & logistics due to COVID-19 lockdown, Pradhanmantri  Bhartiya Jan aushadhi Kendras –PMBJAK ,achieved a record sales turnover of  52 crore rupees in the month of April  2020 compared to 42 crore rupees in March 2020. It was 17 crore in April 2019.

Electrostatic Disinfection Technology Transferred for Commercialization

  • Posted on: 4 May 2020
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO), Chandigarh, has designed and developed an innovative technology for effective disinfection and sanitization to fight with corona pandemic. CSIR-CSIO has transferred this technology to a Nagpur-based company, Rite Water Solutions Pvt. Ltd., for commercialization and large-scale production. This technology has been found very efficient and effective to stop the spread of coronavirus and pathogens, say CSIR-CSIO scientists.

AIOCD strongly opposes the entry of Uber in medicine delivery

AIOCD strongly oppose the entry of Uber in medicine delivery in collaboration with MedLife, an E- Pharmacy which are still illegal according to law of our country. All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists, having 8.50 lakhs Members are working day and night in this crucial time for making drugs available to our citizens, amid risky Pandemic Corona outbreak.

ICMR approves DBT institute as new COVID-19 testing facility

  • Posted on: 14 April 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The bioassay laboratory of Department of Biotechnology’s Faridabad-based Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) will now function as an extension of diagnostic facility of ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Faridabad for COVID-19 testing. It will be the first and only COVID-19 testing facility in the Faridabad region.