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Experts noted that climate change was already causing tens of thousands of deaths every year. This is in addition to 7 million deaths caused by air pollution, a release by WHO said.
Drugs for ailments like malaria and HIV are well-accepted in the market and it'll be an advantage for Mangalam Drugs, says Managing Director Govardhan Dhoot.
The project will first be launched in malaria-ridden district of Mandla in Madhya Pradesh, says Altaf Lal, Senior Advisor, Global Health & Innovation at Sun Pharma.
According to Credit Suisse, slower ramp-up in malaria tender business in Africa, pricing policy hit in India portfolio starting April 2016 and potential nine-month delay in resolution in the US post the warning letter may have combined impact of 17 percent to FY17 earnings per share (EPS) and 11 percent to FY18 EPS.
It has also signed an MoU with the Central Council of Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), an apex research body under the Ministry of AYUSH, for collaboration and cooperation in pharmaceutical R&D for different novel dosage forms and drug development in ayurveda.
Launching the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (2016-2030) here, the minister said 70 percent of malaria cases and 69 percent of malaria deaths among South East Asian Region countries, occur in India.
India also termed as "disappointing" the issue of finance, saying while developed countries failed to fulfil their obligations, they are also trying to "shift" their responsibility to developing nations. India said that there was no indication of scaling of finance by the developed nations nor was there any roadmap.
"They have fewer resources and receive less support from family, community, the financial system, and even social safety nets to prevent, cope and adapt," the Washington-based World Bank said.
A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath asked Delhi government to file their comprehensive counter affidavits with regard to the amounts released to three municipal corporations here to control the dengue menace.
The world's first malaria vaccine got a green light on Friday from European drugs regulators who recommended it should be licensed for use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease.
The world's wealthiest foundation had helped produce big advances before, including vaccines against the childhood killers rotavirus and pneumonia, making vaccines "our greatest success," Bill Gates said.
The Gates Foundation announced in September a USD 50-million commitment to help scale up efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak.
Ipca Labs hopes to continue doing very well in H2FY14 especially in its India formulation business, says ED AK Jain. It is awating USFDA approvals for Indore SEZ which, the company feels will boost its business going forward.
The company has received approval from the Central Drug Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to manufacture and market SynriamTM in India for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in adults caused by Plasmodium vivax parasite, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd said in a statement.
Overseas aid minister Justine Greening said the British government would contribute a billion pounds, or 333 million pounds a year, for the 2014-2016 funding period.
A new malaria vaccine, which is being developed in the US, has shown promising results in early stage clinical trials, scientists say. Researchers found that high doses of the vaccine protected 12 out of 15 patients from the disease.
India, the country most affected by malaria in the South east Asian region, is projected to see a decrease of 50-75 per cent in malaria case incidence by 2015, a report by the World Health Organisation said.
Global funding for the fight against malaria has stalled in the past two years, threatening to reverse what the World Health Organisation (WHO) says are "remarkable recent gains" in the battle to control one of the world's leading infectious killers.
Research in Kenya to study transmission of malaria could be replicated in India to track dengue.
A new study by UK-based medical journal Lancet has found that 7% of anti-malarial drugs tested in India are of poor quality and many are fake. The study goes on to say that 1 in every 3 anti-malarial drugs sold in southeast Asia are also fake.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, YK Hamied, chairman and managing director of Cipla says, the company is launching an anti-malarial drug in India. "Today, being the World Malaria day, we are launching a new combination drug along with our partners who are based in Geneva called DNDI," he asserts.
George Clooney contracted malaria during a trip to Sudan earlier this month, but is now fully cured, a spokesman for the Oscar-winning actor said onThursday.
Despite rapid economic growth, India's healthcare system remains blighted by high rates of infant mortality and deaths in childbirth, malaria, tuberculosis and a growing problem with chronic diseases, experts said.