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Sanket Koul

Budget Watch: Ayushman Bharat, vaccination programme top agenda for health

In Union Budget for FY25, experts anticipate expanded coverage and increased funding for major health initiatives in the upcoming budget

Budget Watch: Ayushman Bharat, vaccination programme top agenda for health
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 12:11 PM IST

IMA announces national alliance of medical professionals to tackle AMR

AMR occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites no longer respond to antimicrobial medicines such as antibiotics, antibacterials, and antivirals, according to the World Health Organisation

IMA announces national alliance of medical professionals to tackle AMR
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 7:26 PM IST

Centre asks officials to work with high-burden states for dengue prevention

All central government hospitals have been asked to ensure that fully equipped, dedicated dengue wards are operationalised with trained manpower, drugs, and other logistics

Centre asks officials to work with high-burden states for dengue prevention
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 6:35 PM IST

Alembic Pharma receives USFDA nod for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution

The drug is expected to be manufactured in Alembic's manufacturing facilities in Gujarat, according to sources close to the company

Alembic Pharma receives USFDA nod for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 6:06 PM IST

Centre fails to form policy on online sale of drugs ahead of HC deadline

The Delhi HC had in March this year, given the government a final opportunity to frame a policy within four months, failing which, the court had stated it would hear the matter on merits

Centre fails to form policy on online sale of drugs ahead of HC deadline
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 7:54 AM IST

NEET-UG exam controversy: Retest if leak widespread, says Supreme Court

Make full paper leak disclosure by July 11, apex court directs National Testing Agency

NEET-UG exam controversy: Retest if leak widespread, says Supreme Court
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 11:09 PM IST

Indian pharmaceutical market registers over 8% growth in June 2024

GSK's antibiotic drug Augmentin and USV's anti-diabetic drug Glycomet GP continued to be the top-selling medicine brands with sales of Rs 76 crore and Rs 66 crore, respectively

Indian pharmaceutical market registers over 8% growth in June 2024
Updated On : 07 Jul 2024 | 11:17 PM IST

Scrapping NEET-UG not rational, will harm honest candidates: Centre to SC

The Centre added that such a move could 'seriously jeopardise' lakhs of honest candidates who attempted the questions

Scrapping NEET-UG not rational, will harm honest candidates: Centre to SC
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 10:26 PM IST

Dr Reddy's Lab pushes the pedal to touch 1.5 billion patients by FY30

The company also announced that it will work together with the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to launch the biosimilar rituximab in the US

Dr Reddy's Lab pushes the pedal to touch 1.5 billion patients by FY30
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 6:23 PM IST

Centre issues Zika advisory to states amid detection of cases in Maha

"Health facilities must identify a nodal officer to monitor and act to keep the premises free of Aedes mosquitoes," the advisory stated

Centre issues Zika advisory to states amid detection of cases in Maha
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 8:14 PM IST

OSU would like to get into well-defined research projects with IITs: Murthy

She also talks about the state of Indo-US education partnerships and likely effects of the upcoming US presidential election for Indian students planning to study there

OSU would like to get into well-defined research projects with IITs: Murthy
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 2:25 PM IST

Govt launches virtual systems for quality assessment in healthcare centres

The instant or 'tatkal' issuance of licences or registrations in select food businesses under the FSSAI was also a part of the health ministry's 100-day programme

Govt launches virtual systems for quality assessment in healthcare centres
Updated On : 28 Jun 2024 | 8:11 PM IST

Budget 2024: Experts urge higher Ayushman rates, subsidised adult vaccines

Sources suggest that the government may expand the ambit of the Ayushman Bharat scheme to cover everyone over 70 years

Budget 2024: Experts urge higher Ayushman rates, subsidised adult vaccines
Updated On : 27 Jun 2024 | 10:14 PM IST

Health ministry suspends compulsory linking of CGHS and ABHA ID's

Experts suggest data privacy concerns, lack of tech infra may have led to decision

Health ministry suspends compulsory linking of CGHS and ABHA ID's
Updated On : 26 Jun 2024 | 9:18 PM IST

Committee on NTA reforms to plug irregularities, engage with parents

The seven-member panel met on Monday evening, under the chairmanship of former Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K Radhakrishnan

Committee on NTA reforms to plug irregularities, engage with parents
Updated On : 25 Jun 2024 | 7:12 PM IST

Fallout of NEET-PG exam row: Many aspirants look to foreign shores

Postponement of NEET-PG puts spanner in the works of candidates planning to go for post-MBBS courses

Fallout of NEET-PG exam row: Many aspirants look to foreign shores
Updated On : 24 Jun 2024 | 1:02 AM IST

Job market blues for B-schools; institutes reach out to more recruiters

Institutes adapt curriculum to align with demand

Job market blues for B-schools; institutes reach out to more recruiters
Updated On : 24 Jun 2024 | 12:25 AM IST

Govt orders CBI probe into allegations of irregularities in NEET-UG exam

Education ministry takes action amidst rising concerns over exam malpractices and integrity

Govt orders CBI probe into allegations of irregularities in NEET-UG exam
Updated On : 23 Jun 2024 | 12:34 AM IST

NEET-PG postponed as 'precautionary measure' amid exam leak controversy

The ministry announced that it will undertake a comprehensive evaluation of the examination procedures for NEET-PG to ensure they remain strong and impartial

NEET-PG postponed as 'precautionary measure' amid exam leak controversy
Updated On : 22 Jun 2024 | 11:17 PM IST

NTA chief removed amid NEET-UG, UGC-NET irregularities allegations

The Ministry of Personnel announced that Singh's services will be kept in compulsory wait in the department of personnel and training till further orders

NTA chief removed amid NEET-UG, UGC-NET irregularities allegations
Updated On : 22 Jun 2024 | 10:50 PM IST