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India signed a MoU with Africa union to build up Cooperation on Healthcare Sector

India and the African Union have signed a MoU to establish a collaborative platform for Healthcare sector. This agreement will make the way for cooperation in research and development, capacity building, health services, pharmaceutical trade and manufacturing capabilities for diagnostics and drugs. In order to build up the scenario of a structured partnership in the ..


Word ‘Toxic’ chosen for ‘Word of Year 2018’ by Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Dictionaries has been chosen “toxic” as its ‘Word of the Year 2018’. Traditionally, the word “toxic” has been used to describe harmful chemical substances e.g. toxic waste and toxic gas. The dictionary defines “toxic” as “poisonous” with its roots derived from the medieval Latin term “toxicus,” meaning poisoned or imbued with poison. But, ..


Delhi High Court verdict on Fixed Dose Combination Drugs

Delhi High Court has given a major relief to the pharmaceutical sector by lifting a ban on more than 300 fixed dose combination drugs. 344 drugs had been banned due to potential health risks and an apparent lack of therapeutic justification. Fixed Dose Combination Drugs is a mixture of more than two drugs in a ..