Page-19 of ICMR Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released a commemorative postal stamp of National Institute of Nutrition. It was introduced under the “Corporate My Stamp” scheme of India Posts. The stamp was released during the completion of Centenary Celebrations of National Institute of Nutrition. The theme of the celebration was “Empowering the nation through nutrition” ..
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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) awarded 46 biomedical scientists from different institutes across the country for excellence in biomedical research. The scientists were felicitated at the event held at ICMR, Delhi for their remarkable contribution. The event was attended by Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. Key Highlights The award ceremony ..
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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has finalized India’s first National Essential Diagnostics List (NEDL). With this, India has become the first country to compile such list that will provide guidance to government for deciding kind of diagnostic tests that different healthcare facilities in villages and remote areas require. About National Essential Diagnostics List (NEDL) ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The government has proposed to ban e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The ban was also advocated by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), which called for a “complete prohibition on ENDS and e-cigarettes in India in the greater interest of protecting public health, in accordance with the precautionary principle preventing public ..
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is working a new way to tackle dengue and chikungunya with the bacteria- Wolbachia. How does this work? Under the initiative, the ICMR has developed mosquito variant with carrying Wolbachia bacteria. The Wolbachia bacteria inhibit viral infection since the bacteria does not allow the virus to replicate in the ..