The rank is significant because the country seems to have regressed from its 95th rank in 2010 and stands way below its neighbours and BRICS' peers
The company said it is interested in companies that solve unmet need in patient care, new drug delivery systems and medical records.
October alone has seen 185 cases of dengue while 190 cases were reported in September.
The storage of e-cigarettes shall now be punishable with imprisonment of up to six months or a fine of up to Rs 50,000 or both, it said.
The Minister also urged the Health Minister of Uttar Pradesh, who is also the Finance Minister of the state, to increase the health budget of the state and set an example for the rest to emulate.
The July-October period saw outbreaks of infectious diseases in many parts of the country, aiding the growth of anti-infective segment to 14 percent YoY in the second quarter, beating overall IPM growth.
The device costs just Rs 4,000 after discounts on popular e-commerce platforms. The low cost of the device and negligible operating costs will enable clinics to offer ECG for free as a point-of-care (PoC) diagnostic test.
BSE-listed Gulfic Biosciences has received approvals to manufacture and sell Botulinum toxin, better known by popular brand name Botox.
The doctor on September 27 said on Twitter that he always knew he had not done anything wrong.
Move will incentivize firms to boost domestic production of APIs and reduce dependence on China. Currently, India imports almost all its bulk drugs, especially from China
The hospital chain will wait for surgery and treatment rates to be raised before participating in the programme in metro cities.
In 2018, 21.5 lakh TB cases were notified to the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP), compared to 18 lakh in 2017 -- an increase of 16 per cent in one year.
The disease may have crossed from North Korea, which reported an outbreak near its border with China in late May.
The company, which has invested Rs 2,500 crore in its research and development (R&D) centre in Bengaluru, has also opened a new manufacturing plant with a capex of Rs 20 crore.
The polio outbreak in the Philippines is confirmed to be from a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2.
“The Chinese company which built huge capacities has been dumping the vaccine 20-30 cents to a dollar in India per dose, we couldn’t compete at that price,” said a top executive from one of the vaccine company mentioned in the story.
You need the endurance to deal with the highs and lows, the stamina to handle the rejection, and the courage to master the art of sacrifice.
The ordinance proposes maximum imprisonment of up to one year along with a fine of Rs 1 lakh for first-time violators, and imprisonment of upto 3 yrs & fine upto Rs 5 lakh for subsequent offences.
Farmers in the state will be affected severely by the ban, said the Gujarat Tobacco Growers and Merchants Association. Notably, Gujarat had already banned manufacture, sale, import and advertisement of e-cigarettes in July.
The ban on e-cigarettes was among the top priorities of the Narendra Modi government's first 100 days agenda in its second term
A serosurvey (a test of blood serum from a group of individuals) in this connection has been done recently in more than 15 states including West Bengal, and the report was published in the medical journal, Lancet Global Health, the official said.
Different doctors often have different ways of treating the same illness. A second medical opinion can expose a patient to a broader range of treatment options.
The Kejriwal government-led campaign has already garnered the support of several celebrities and public personalities
With government's flagship healthcare scheme Ayushman Bharat to complete its first year on September 23, the government is expected to come up with a expanded and streamlined version of the scheme.