Clinical trials: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

No Mask No Service Policy launched in Bangladesh

Published: October 26, 2020

The Government of Bangladesh recently launched No Mask No Service Policy. Under the new policy, no services will be offered to the people who are not wearing masks. Highlights Under the new policy, no Bangladesh citizen will be allowed to enter offices without wearing masks. Also, all offices should install a notice board saying “No ..

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CuRED: Portal for information on clinical trial of repurposed drugs

Published: October 21, 2020

On October 20, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched “CSIR Ushered Repurposed Drugs” portal called CuRED. Portal will provide the details about drugs repurposed by CSIR. Also, the portal will provide details about clinical trials of devices and diagnostics. Highlights The Council for scientific and Industrial Research was exploring different combination clinical trials ..

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Sputnik V Vaccine of Russia gets renewed approval for Clinical Trials in India

Published: October 17, 2020

On October 17, 2020, the Directorate Control General of India renewed the approval of clinical trials of Sputnik V vaccine in India. The regulator has instructed the Russian Manufacturer of the vaccine to conduct all the phases of the clinical trials of the vaccines in India. This is because the phase I and phase II ..

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Clinical Trial Registry of India: 61.5% of Clinical Trials registered are from AYUSH disciplines

Published: October 1, 2020

On September 30, 2020, the Ministry of AYUSH announced that 203 trials were registered in Clinical Trial Registry of India between March and June, 2020. Of this 61.5% were from the AYUSH disciplines. Highlights Of the total trials registered, 70% were sponsored by the Government of India and various other stakeholders associated with the Ministry ..

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Vaccine portal launched in India

Published: September 28, 2020

On September 28, 2020, the Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched a vaccine portal for COVID-19. The portal aims to create awareness among masses. Highlights The portal will provide vaccine related information. This will include efforts made in India towards vaccine development against COVID-19. Alongside, the Minister also launched a history timeline of the Indian ..

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