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Oct 21, 2022

🌟 Anocovax: India Launches Its First COVID-19 Vaccine for Animals 

The Agriculture Ministry on Thursday unveiled India՚s first Covid-19 vaccine for animals. Developed by the Hisar-based National Research Centre on Equines, the vaccine, called Anocovax, can protect animals against the Delta and Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2.

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Jul 30, 2022

🌟 Norms for Strengthening Pharma Industry 

Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers recently released guidelines for Strengthening of Pharmaceutical Industry (SPI) scheme to address the rising demands for the support required by the existing Pharma clusters and MSMEs across India. This would im…

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Jul 28, 2022

🌟 NHA Upgraded the ABHA Smartphone App 

The National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission scheme has launched a revamped Ayushman Bharat Health Account mobile application. The ABHA app was previously known as National Digital Health Mission՚s Health Records app.

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Jul 23, 2022

🌟 Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Re-Elected as the Director General of WHO 

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was re-elected as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) with overwhelming support after running unopposed for a second term. WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health.

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Jul 20, 2022

🌟 Ayush Mark for Traditional Medicine Products 

Recently the Indian Prime Minister stated that to promote the traditional medicine industry, India would soon launch ‘AYUSH mark’ which would give authenticity to qualify AYUSH products made in the country. While promoting of “Heal in India,” the Indian Prime Minister announced t…

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May 9, 2022

🌟 Healthcare and Covid-19 (August 2021) 

Healthcare and Covid-19

  • India is known as the World Pharmacy being the largest producer of generic medicines accounting for 20 % of global production.
  • It also manufactures more than 60 % of all vaccines sold across the globe.
  • India is the world՚s second largest exporter of Ayurvedic…

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May 4, 2022

🌟 Rural Health Infrastructure, Maternal and Child Health (February) 

With more than 70 % of India՚s population living in rural areas, the importance of rural healthcare facilities cannot be overemphasized. The healthcare facilities in rural areas under the National Rural Health Mission (as part of the National Health Mission) have been developed a…

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🌟 Make in India, E-Health Services and Technology Interventions (February) 

September 2021 marked the seventh year of the ‘Make in India’ initiative. One of the key flagship projects initiated by Prime Minister of India. India is now 4th amongst the world՚s most attractive investment destinations.

Make in India

  • According to UN, India is forecast to grow at…

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Apr 27, 2022

🌟 Booster Shots to Curb Covid-19, Kabuls Mineral Reserve, Marburg, the Next Pandemic (September 2021) 

Need to bridge the COVID-19 vaccine gap in developing countries as per WHO. Rollout of “booster” doses to citizens have been announced by several countries to those citizens who have received their required shots.

Booster Shots to Curb Covid-19

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