Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Current Affairs, GK & News

PLI Scheme: Critical Bulk Drugs approved

The Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers recently approved sixteen applicants under Production Linked Incentive scheme. The approvals will promote domestic manufacturing of drug intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in the country. What is the plan? The approved applicants will set up pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in the country. They will invest around Rs 348 crores in ..

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Remdesivir Shortage in India

Remdesivir is an injectable anti-virus. It is injected to prevent replication of the virus. The Remdesivir was created in 2014. It was manufactured in large scale to treat Ebola. Later it was used to treat SARS and MERS. Recently, after the COVID-19 crisis, it has been repurposed for COVID-19 treatment. What is the issue around ..

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National Pharmacy Week celebrated in India

The Indian Pharmaceutical Association in collaboration with Delhi Pharmaceutical Trust celebrated the 59th National Pharmacy Week between November 16, 2020 and November 22, 2020. The National Pharmacy Week was celebrated under the theme Theme: Pharmacists: Frontline Health Professionals The Indian Pharmaceutical Association has been organizing the National Pharmacy Week every year during the third week ..

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Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020- India’s first-ever Largest Virtual Exhibition

Organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the five-day Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene Expo was e-inaugurated on 22nd June 2020 by Mansukh Mandaviya (Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers). As Digital India is making a way forward, the exhibition is the first-ever virtual exhibition in India. The virtual ..

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