Government News

Nadda directs hospitals to strengthen swine flu preparedness

  • Posted on: 11 December 2015
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday directed government hospitals to ensure a slew of measures to tackle swine flu (H1N1) including keeping medicines, viral diagnostic kits and N-95 masks.

Ananth Kumar thinks for separate Ministry of Pharmaceuticals

  • Posted on: 10 December 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Shri Ananth Kumar said that he is also pushing for the idea for a separate Ministry of Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices, so as to give a boost to the sector at the Annual Conference of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices in New Delhi. It plays important role in promotion, encouragement, enabling atmosphere and regulation in a good measure so that quality affordable drugs are available to the common masses of the country, as per minister.

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad inaugurates ‘Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship’ to make universal healthcare a reality

  • Posted on: 3 December 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NewsVoir); Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad inaugurated the ‘Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship’, an interdisciplinary center focused on making universal healthcare a reality. The Center was inaugurated by Sri K.T. Rama Rao, Hon'ble Minister for IT & Panchayat Raj, Telangana in the presence of Mr. B V R Mohan Reddy, Chairman, Board of Governors of IIT, Hyderabad, Mr. Avi Nash, Mr. Raj Mashruwala and Prof.UB Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad.

Clinical trial purely for academic research may be approved by the IEC instead of DCGI

  • Posted on: 28 November 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Health Ministry decided that academic clinical research may be approved by the Institutional Ethics Committee, however, in the case of new drug is being evaluated or a new use of an existing drug is being evaluated, then approval of DCG(I) is required at 70th meet of DTAB.

Government moves on organ transplant facilities

  • Posted on: 27 November 2015
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Friday said the government has taken some decisive initiatives to accelerate the number of organ donations and to open organ transplant facilities at all major government hospitals.

Next stop of NIPER at Rajasthan

  • Posted on: 21 November 2015
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

The Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Ananth Kumar has announced the setting up of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) in Jhalawar, Rajasthan. Speaking at the Resurgent Rajasthan function in Jaipur today, he said that the Government will invest Rs 500 crore in this international level institute which will come up in two years.