Government News

Health Ministry okays setting up of National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research

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

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Department of Health Research in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for setting up of a National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research (NARF) at Genome Valley in Hyderabad by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR).

IPC set to become the first WHO Collaborating Centre for Safety of Medicines and Vaccines in South-East Asia

  • Posted on: 7 November 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) is set to become the first WHO Collaborating Centre for Safety of Medicines and Vaccines in the South-East Asia Region. This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare while addressing the 38th Annual Meeting of Representatives of the National Pharmacovigilance Centres participating in the World Health Organization Programme for International Drug Monitoring, organized by the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) and World Health Organization (WHO).

NIPERs and Pharma Industries bridged to fulfill academic and industry gap

  • Posted on: 6 November 2015
  • By: admin

National Institutes for Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs) and Pharma Industries signed 17 MoU to bridge gap betwwen academic education and industrial needs. One of the critical factors in building innovation ecosystem and for Drug Discovery is Academia-Industry linkage. Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) for the last one year has actively engaged both the NIPERs and the Pharma Industry to build partnership in areas of education, research and development.

Indian hospitals bag British Medical Journal awards

  • Posted on: 31 October 2015
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

Several healthcare institutions of India including the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) were selected as the best hospitals by the British Medical Journal for having the best medicine experts in South Asia, an achievement that is likely to further improve the Indian medical brand worldwide.

ACCESS to medicines is a key concern for consumers : PHD CHAMBER & 1MG

  • Posted on: 29 October 2015
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

In a joint survey conducted by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and 1mg Technologies on challenges faced by consumers while buying medicines from Pharmacies, it has been stressed that an overwhelming majority of patients seek more convenient ways to get their medicine. They face problem of visiting multiple pharmacies to get all their medicines and also notice price difference across pharmacies for the same drug.

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