Rohingya Refugees

WHO Appeals For Contributions For Health Services To Rohingya Refugees

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged the international community to contribute generously to enable appropriate health services to the 1.3 million "highly vulnerable"...
Semglee insulin glargine

Mylan and Biocon Receive Approvals for Semglee™ Biosimilar Insulin Glargine

Mylan N.V., one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, and Biocon Ltd. , Asia’s premier biopharmaceutical company, today announced that their co-developed biosimilar insulin...
Compulsory minimum work for doctors

Make Compulsory Minimum Period For Doctors To Work In India, Parliamentary Panel Suggests

A parliamentary panel has recommended that a “compulsory minimum period” of working within the country be...
Zydus

Zydus Gets USFDA Nod to Market Drugs for Stomach Ailments

Zydus Cadila today said it has got final nod from US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for marketing Omeprazole and Sodium bicarbonate capsules, used...
health

Cabinet Okays MoUs Between India and Iran in Health and Medicine

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved two MoUs inked between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of health, medicine and traditional systems of...
nicotine

FDA Wants to Reduce the Amount of Nicotine in Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it wants to sharply reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes. The idea is to help wean...
Euthanasia

Euthanasia and Living Will: on the Supreme Court’s Verdict

The Supreme Court on last week declared Passive Euthanasia and the right of persons, including the terminally ill, to give advance directives (Living Will) to refuse...
TB

Progress against TB in SE Asian region to have major impact globally: WHO Chief

WHO members nations pledged to ramp up efforts to eradicate tuberculosis by 2030. WHO said tuberculosis was responsible for 1.7 million deaths in 2016, despite...
Antibiotics

Multinational Companies Continue To Produce Unregulated Antibiotics In India

Millions of unapproved antibiotics are being sold in India, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle...
tuberculosis

Health Organisations Write to Narendra Modi, Seek Compulsory Licences For Tuberculosis Drugs

Six health organisations and survivors of drug-resistant tuberculosis, health organisations and the TB community have appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow issuance...