India’s first advanced Homoeopathy Virology lab come up in Kolkata
Shripad Yesso Naik, the Union Minister of State for AYUSH, has inaugurated the India’s first State of art virology laboratory at Dr Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata, West Bengal.
The laboratory, established at a cost of Rs. 8 crore is the only one in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in Homoeopathy for viral diseases like influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chikungunya and H1N1 (swine flu). The laboratory will also be used to create new drugs and technologies in treating these viral diseases.
Topics: Flu pandemic • Infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Medicine • Ministry of Ayush • Neglected diseases • RTT • Shripad Naik • Swine influenza • Tropical diseases • Unani medicine • Vaccine-preventable diseases