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Ministry of AYUSH develop “AYUSH GRID” and “National Ayurveda Morbidity Codes”

On March 6, 2020, the Ministry of AYUSH released digital platform called AYUSH GRID. The grid provides facilities associated with AYUSH hospitals and laboratories and promote traditional health care. AYUSH GRID There are more than 12,500 AYUSH centres in India. ..


Corona Virus: NASA reports Pollution Levels in China have dropped greatly

On March 2, 2020, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) reported that Nitrous Oxide pollution in China has declined greatly between January and February 2020.  According to the report, nitrous oxide pollution has declined by more than 100 tonnes of ..


Rare Disease Day observed on 29th February 2020

Rare Disease Day is observed across the world on the last day of February each year. This year it is observed on February 29, 2020. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness among the general public ..

National Draft Policy on Rare Diseases

On January 13, 2020, the Government of India released its National Draft Policy on rare diseases. The policy has proposed one-time fund of Rs 15 lakhs to treat rare diseases under Ayushman Bharat. The policy was drafted by Ministry of ..


India becomes a member of Global Anti-Microbial Resistance

India has recently become a member of the Global Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R&D) Hub. The hub was launched during the 71st session of the World Health Assembly in 2018 & is headquartered in Germany. It is aimed ..

India’s first clinical ecotoxicology facility launched in Delhi

In Delhi, India’s first clinical ecotoxicology facility has launched in AIIMS to investigate increasing cases of diseases resulting from exposure to environmental toxins contaminating water, food and air. This newly launched clinic will be the nodal point for leading research ..