Malnutrition in India is Declining Faster than before, but not Fast Enough to Meet Global Targets

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

-Two new reports say urgent action needed to build on new momentum

-The benefit cost ratio of investing in the scaling up nutrition programmes in India is 34 to 1

-India’s stunting “represents the largest loss of human potential in any country in human history

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.

TCS delivers SAP Transformation for Australian Pharmaceutical Industries

  • Posted on: 17 November 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, today announced the go-live of a comprehensive IT and business transformation program for Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API), a leading Australian health and beauty company.

Awareness and Timely Management Key to bring Down Acute Liver Failure (ALF) Mortality: Experts

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

- 50% of ALF cases happen due to Hepatitis A&E, unavailability of clean potable water

- ALF mortality has come down to 20 % from 80 % in last 10 years due to advancement in liver intensive care and liver transplantation of ALF patients.

(NewsVoir); The expert team of Department of Hepatology at Global Hospitals - one of the fastest growing chains of multi-super speciality, multi-organ transplant and quaternary care hospitals in Mumbai, shared their experience in treating and managing Acute Liver Failure patients medically and through transplantation.

First-of-its-kind Collaborative Initiative on State-level Disease Burden Estimation in India Launched

  • Posted on: 12 October 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NwesVoir); India has been going through a major epidemiological transition over the past 25 years. The burden of premature death and health loss due to non-infectious conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, chronic obstructive lung disease and road traffic has increased massively, and the burden due to lower respiratory infections, tuberculosis, diarrhea and neonatal disorders still remains unacceptably high. The extent of the burden due to these major conditions is expected to vary significantly across the various population groups and the states of India. National-level estimates do not provide enough detail for targeted-action. Hence reliable sub-national estimation of disease burden in India is crucial for an informed health system response to improve population health.

Pharma Companies get Innovative, use Indegene’s App for Apple Watch for Ethical Marketing and Reaching out to Doctors

  • Posted on: 29 September 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NewsVoir); Necessity is the mother of all invention. Pharmaceuticals industry just got innovative in reaching out to doctors with the latest app for Apple Watch under the Ethical Marketing norms. Developed by Indegene, the leading provider of healthcare solutions to the global pharmaceuticals industry, medical insurers and hospitals in the US, has developed the latest app for the Apple Watch for the healthcare industry to engage with doctors. This app augurs well for the Pharma industry already reeling under pressures of compliance norms for ethical marketing to doctors.

Herbalife launches third phase of Casa Herbalife program with smile foundation

  • Posted on: 4 September 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NewsVoir); The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by helping charitable organizations provide healthy nutrition to children in need, today announced the launch of the third phase of Casa Herbalife program with Smile Foundation, a national development organization that works for underprivileged children and youth in education, healthcare, livelihoods and women’s empowerment. During the third phase unveiled today in Bangalore, the HFF will extend grants to provide nutritional support to 1,000 children across India, through Smile Foundation’s ‘Mission Education’ program.

1mg Kicks off a Massive Cancer Awareness Campaign “Jaankari Hai To Jaan Hai”

  • Posted on: 17 August 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NewsVoir); India’s leading health app, 1mg has announced the commencement of "Jaankari Hai To Jaan Hai", an awareness campaign aimed at informing consumers of cheaper alternatives when it comes to cancer medication. The company kick started this ambitious campaign on the occasion of Youth Awareness Day organised in New Delhi by Yoddhas, a prominent NGO that helps cancer patients.

Claris Lifesciences Consolidated Q1FY16 PAT Rises 31%

  • Posted on: 14 August 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NewsVoir); Claris Lifesciences Ltd. (CU) announced its Un-Audited Financial Results for the quarter ended 30th June 2015 at its board meeting held at its registered office in Ahmedabad.

Randstad India Launches Talent Trends Report – HR Game Changers at the NASSCOM HR Summit 2015, Chennai

  • Posted on: 23 July 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NewsVoir); Randstad, one of the country’s leading HR service providers, today launched an exclusive ‘Talent Trends Report – HR Game Changers’ at the 12th edition of the NASSCOM HR Summit, held in Chennai. The report offers an overview of the top 15 workplace trends that will shape talent management in 2015 and beyond.