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National clinical registry of COVID-19 patients to be rolled out by ICMR

The Indian Council of Medical Research, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, is planning to roll out a project to create a database of the COVID 19 ..


India may miss out on the AIDS Target: ICMR Study

A study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has found out that due to the COVID 19 pandemic, India may not be able to achieve the target of eliminating AIDS by the end of 2030. This will be ..


India begins human trials of COVID-19 vaccines

On July 13, 2020, the AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Patna began human trials of COVID-19 on 10 volunteers. Highlights The first dose was given to selected 10 people though several volunteered. The second dose is to be ..


ICMR to conduct nation-wide Sero Survey

The Indian Council of Medical Research is to conduct nation wide sero survey. The survey is to carried out to determine the exposure of COVID-19 infection among the population. Highlights The sero survey will test the blood serum of group ..


High-level committee of medical experts set up for prevention & control of COVID-19

The Government of India has recently constituted a high-level committee of medical experts for prevention & control of COVID-19. The committee is headed by Dr V K Paul, a member of the India think-tank NITI Aayog. The 21-member high level ..

Delhi tops added-fat consumption

As per the survey conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research-National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR-NIN), Delhi topped the seven metro cities in added-fat consumption levels. At 44.4 gram per person daily, Delhi is in the top closely followed by Ahmedabad. ..