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Andhra Pradesh to become first Indian state to use auto-disable syringes for all clinical purposes to prevent infection

Andhra Pradesh will become the first Indian state to use auto-disable syringes for all clinical purposes to prevent infection. The move will be enforced from the World Hepatitis Day (WHD-2018) when the state government will declare itself as “Safety Injection Use State”. The initiative will ensure one injection will be given from one syringe by ..

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China builds world’s biggest air purifier

In an attempt to fight air pollution, China has constructed an experimental air purifying tower, touted to be the “world’s biggest air purifier” at a height of over 100 meters (328 feet). The tower has been built in Xian in Shaanxi province and is being tested by researchers at the Institute of Earth Environment at ..

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22nd conference of Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP)

Anupriya Patel, MoS (Health & Family Welfare), has recently inaugurated the 22nd conference of Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP) at New Delhi. The 5-day conference is being conducted by Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and National Drug Regulatory Authority (NDRA) of India in collaboration with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The key objective ..

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Government tighten norms to tackle declining sex ratio

In the direction of effectively arresting the falling sex ratio at birth in the country, the Government has made it compulsory for MBBS doctors to go through training at recognized centres before opening up a sonography centre. The govt will monitor the efforts to curb the menace of foeticide at all levels, including the district ..

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