Government News

Government inks deal to develop drugs, software to combat diabetes

  • Posted on: 8 April 2016
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

In a major move to combat rising incidence of diabetes in the country, the government on Wednesday inked an agreement with a Hyderabad-based firm to develop medicine to control diabetes and a software to keep tab on diabetics and those vulnerable to the lifestyle disease.

AYUSH key to achieving goal of healthy population: Minister

  • Posted on: 4 April 2016
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

The AYUSH healthcare system is the key to a healthy population, union minister Shripad Naik said on Friday."The goal of achieving a healthy population can be met through AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) system," the minister of state for AYUSH and health and family welfare said.

Will ink accord with WHO to popularise AYUSH globally: Minister

  • Posted on: 22 March 2016
  • By: Gayatri Mahajan

India's AYUSH Minister Sripad Yesso Naik on Sunday said the ministry will ink an agreement with the World Health Organization to popularise AYUSH system of medicine at a global level.

Government includes more 88 drugs in Jan aushadhi scheme

  • Posted on: 17 March 2016
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Government included more 88 drugs, surgical and consumables in Jan Aushadhi Scheme to make more covers over different portfolios. Till now Jan Aushadhi stores includes total 488 medicines including - Anti-allergy, Anti-infective, Anti-cancer, Antidiabetic agents, Central Nervous System disease, Cardio Vascular Agents, Eye Nose throat product, Eye disease, Gastro Intestinal Tract disease, Harmone, Non Opoidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs, Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs, Nutrient, Respiratory disease, Skin disease, Vaccine, Vitamins & Minerals, Miscellaneous etc.