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The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) signed an agreement to develop new drugs and repurposing of drugs for India and for global markets. The team research work is also joined by Cipla. What is Drug Repurposing? Drug repurposing is identifying new uses of approved or investigational drugs. ..
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On 19 Nov, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan, inaugurates the ‘ 2019 World Conference on Access to Medical Products Achieving the SDGs 2030’. The conference was launched with the objective to track the progress on recommendations from the 2018 World Conference for access to medical products for achieving UHC in ..
Pakistan has become the first country in the world to launch new WHO approved typhoid vaccine. Pakistan suffered from the outbreak of a drug-resistant strain of the potentially fatal disease. The WHO approved vaccine will be used during immunization campaign in southern Sindh province, where around Pakistan’s 10,000 cases of typhoid have been reported since ..
Topics: GAVI • Influenza vaccine • Medical specialties • Medicine • Module:Sandbox/MoonyTheDwarf/sandbox1 • Module:Sandbox/Ypnypn/A • RTT • Typhoid fever • Typhoid vaccine • Vaccination • Vaccine • Vaccine hesitancy • Vaccines
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has released latest figures that highlight the alarming growth in the prevalence of diabetes around the world. These figures were published on the 14 November, World Diabetes Day in the ninth edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas. It shows that Pakistan is now in the top 10 countries for an ..
Ahead of World Pneumonia Day, on November 12, the 2019 Pneumonia and Diarrhoea Progress Report Card released by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The report describes progress in fighting pneumonia and diarrhoea in countries with the highest absolute number of deaths, and for the first ..
Topics: Clinical medicine • Diarrhea • Gastroenterology • Infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Medicine • Oral rehydration therapy • Pneumonia • RTT • sanitation • World Pneumonia Day • Zinc deficiency