Hepatitis C Current Affairs, GK & News
World’s first affordable as well as effective new drug for hepatitis C has been registered by Malaysia. This new drug offers hope for accessible treatment to the millions of people around the world who are suffering from this disease. Highlights Hepatitis C has very few early symptoms, hence, making it very hard to diagnose and ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
For the treatment of COVID-19 positive cases, on 21st June 2020, Hyderabad based pharmaceutical company -Hetero Drugs has received approval from the Drug Controller General of India (a department under- CDSCO: Central Drugs Standard Control Organization) for manufacturing and marketing of antiviral drug Remdesivir. Brandname for Marketing Under the brand name ‘Covifor’, Hetero Pharmaceuticals’ generic ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) • COVID-19 • Covifor • Drug Controller General of India • Gilead Science • Hepatitis C • Hetero Pharmaceuticals • Japan • Remdesivir • Russia • Singapore • United States • Visakhapatnam
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is going to roll out National Programme for Control of Viral Hepatitis , a new scheme free treatment of Hepatitis C from the 2018-19 financial year. Under the new scheme, the focus will be on anti-viral treatment of Hepatitis C which will be provided free at all ..
Haryana became India’s first state to treat Hepatitis-C patients of all categories through oral medicine. This is for first time, state government has included oral medicine in government hospitals. This oral medicine will be provided free of cost for permanent residents of all categories at the district level. The medicine and treatment costs about Rs ..
The Punjab government has launched a special fund “Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund” to provide free treatment for patients affected by Hepatitis C. With this initiative, Punjab became the first Indian state to provide free treatment to confirmed cases of Hepatitis C. Key Facts The fund will have initial corpus of 20 crore ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2016