Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda reviews Regulation of Drugs, Cosmetics and Medical Devices

New Delhi, July 17, 2024. “For India to become the global leader in drugs regulation to match our global reputation of ‘Pharmacy of the World’, we need to have world class regulatory framework matching our scale of operations and international expectations”. This was stated by Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda, as he reviewed…

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A High-Level Brainstorming Session on Avian Influenza Under One Health Approach

New Delhi, July 17, 2024. The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying convened a high-level brainstorming session on Avian Influenza, focusing on surveillance and vaccination under the One Health approach. The session took place at Krishi Bhawan on yesterday and was chaired by Secretary of the Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying Ms. Alka Upadhyaya….

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Tata Trusts Launches a Social Awareness Film Featuring Chef Sanjeev Kapoor to Promote Breast Cancer Screening for Women

Mumbai, July, 2024. India’s breast cancer burden is a pressing public health concern, with one woman diagnosed with it every four minutes.  Early detection forms a powerful measure which can turn the tide against the rising cases and support timely cancer care. Raising breast cancer awareness can transform the narrative from one of fear to…

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Motul Kicks Off Sehat Ki Samriddhi Initiative in Jaipur for Auto Mechanics

Jaipur, June, 2024. Motul India, a leading Manufacturer of premium, high-performance engine and industrial lubricants in India launches Motul Sehat Ki Samriddhi- its CSR initiative. The initiative aimed at enhancing primary healthcare access for auto mechanics, their dependents, and other community members, organiseda health camp in Jaipur on 28th June 2024. This is the first…

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563 PACS operating Jan Aushadhi Kendra, many more to soon open such outlets

Jaipur, June 26, 2024.  As many as 563 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) have started offering affordable medicines through Jan Aushadhi Kendra and many more will soon start operating such outlets. “PACS, operating as Jan AushadhiKendras, making affordable and high-quality generic medicines available to people. 563 PACS have commenced operations as JanAushadhiKendras so far,” the…

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Max Life partners with Star Sports to Serve as the Official Insurance Partner on the Cricket Live Show During the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

New Delhi, June 20, 2024. Max Life Insurance Company Ltd. (“Max Life” / “Company”) today announced its association with Star Sports, the Official Broadcaster for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in India. As part of the collaboration, Max Life will serve as the Insurance Partner on the Cricket Live show during the ICC Men’s T20 World…

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Dr Reddy’s signs in-licensing pact with Ingenus Pharmaceuticals for cancer treatment injection

New Delhi, June 12, 2024. Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd on Wednesday said it has signed a licensing pact with US-based Ingenus Pharmaceuticals, LLC, to commercialise Cyclophosphamide injection used in treatment of cancer. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Inc and Ingenus Pharmaceuticals, LLC have entered into license agreement, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (DRL) said…

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Kareena Kapoor Khan Advocates for DRS – Dentist Review System

Mumbai, June 12, 2024. In a world where first impressions are crucial, a confident, radiant smile can make all the difference. It’s a powerful tool that conveys acceptance, assertiveness, happiness, gratitude, and relief. This is where Illusion Aligners plays its part with its ability to straighten teeth effectively. It can restore confidence and give someone…

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Virat Kohli Brings TIDL

Mumbai, June 10, 2024. TIDL, America’s fastest-growing pain relief brand, will shortly enter the Indian market with cricket superstar Virat Kohli to offer next-generation pain relief solutions.  This partnership, in association with the Baidyanath Group, will change the way India understands pain. TIDL’s range of innovative products are formulated to not only address pain effectively,…

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Health insurers to decide on cashless authorisation within one hour: Regulator

New Delhi, May 30, 2024. Regulator Irdai on Wednesday released a master circular on health insurance specifying that an insurer will have to decide on cashless authorization within one hour of request. The master circular on Health Insurance products repeals 55 circulars issued earlier and it is a significant stride towards reinforcing the empowerment of…

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Ministry of Ayush Organises Sensitisation Event for Insurance Companies and Ayush Hospital Owners

New Delhi, May 28, 2024. With the objective to make Ayush treatments available to the last mile patient, stakeholders gathered to discuss the regulatory framework and policy support needed to mainstream Ayush treatments in health insurance schemes at the sensitization program organised by the Ministry of Ayush for Insurance Companies and Ayush Hospital Owners at…

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Samples of 10 medicines of Chief Minister Free Medicine Scheme failed: Eye drops, malaria and asthma medicines included; ban on Supply

Jaipur, May 20, 2024. Samples of 10 medicines supplied under the Chief Minister Free Medicine Scheme have failed. Rajasthan Medical Services Corporation (RMSC) has banned the supply of 10 medicines of 8 companies. These medicines include tablets used in fungal infections, injections given to serious malaria patients, eye drops and Asthalin, a medicine used in…

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Air India partners with MedAire for emergency healthcare services in flights

New Delhi, May 17, 2024. Air India has partnered with aviation medical support provider MedAire to ensure emergency healthcare services to its passengers and crew on board its flights. “MedAire, through its app Medlink, will provide round-the-clock access to a team of on-duty emergency physicians with aviation expertise for consultation in the event of an…

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Over 30% Covaxin takers suffered from health issues after one year, claims BHU study

New Delhi, May 16, 2024. Nearly one-third of the individuals who received Bharat Biotech’s anti-Covid vaccine Covaxin reported ‘adverse events of special interest,’ or AESI, according to a one-year follow up study conducted by a team of researchers at Banaras Hindu University. Nearly 50 percent of 926 study participants in the study complained of infections…

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Empowering SMA patients and families through a multidisciplinary approach

Jaipur, May, 2024. Rare diseases in India have gained increased attention in recent years, shedding light on the challenges faced by patients and caregivers. India accounts for one-third of the global rare disease incidence, with over 450 identified diseases. Though our country lacks a standard definition for rare diseases, a rough estimate suggests that about…

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Ageas Federal Life Insurance brings Sachin Tendulkar’s debut to life in new Cradle to Crease campaign

Mumbai, May 2024. Ageas Federal Life Insurance, one of India’s leading private life insurers, proudly introduces its latest brand campaign film, “Cradle to Crease,” an initiative that drives home the message that while the future might be exciting, evolving and uncertain, by focusing on financial planning and investing in life insurance, one can face the…

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AstraZeneca’s Corona vaccine poses a risk of heart attack

Jaipur, April 30, 2024. British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has admitted that its Covid-19 vaccine may have dangerous side effects. However, this will happen only in very rare cases. Serum Institute in India has made a vaccine named Covishield from the same formula as AstraZeneca. According to the report of British media Telegraph, AstraZeneca is accused…

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