India accounts for the highest number of TB cases in the world affecting over 2.6 million Indians every year. Tobacco further exacerbates the TB epidemic in India—about 14% of TB patients in India use tobacco2. To help tackle this leading killer, and simultaneously address TB
Hong Kong suspended vaccinations using Pfizer shots known as BioNTech shots in the city on Wednesday after they were informed by its distributor Fosun that one batch had defective bottle lids.
The suspension was immediate while Chinese pharmaceutical firm Fosun Pharma and BioNTech, the German company
The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has sought permission from the Centre to supply 50 lakh doses of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield to the United Kingdom, citing an agreement with AstraZeneca in this regard.
It has, however, assured India that its
Vaccinated 13792 beneficiaries from 1st March to 20th March
Medica Superspecialty Hospital, the largest superspecialty hospital chain in Eastern India has conducted the most number of vaccination in March amongst all other private hospitals in Kolkata. The COVID vaccination had started in Medica from 22nd January
Alkem Laboratories Limited (“Alkem”) has agreed to partner with Tata Memorial Centre (“TMC”) to establish an advanced Radiotherapy Facility as a part of the Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Center (“HBCHRC”), Muzaffarpur. As part of Alkem’s CSR activity, Alkem has sanctioned the purchase of
The PHC Tech Challenge is launched in partnership with the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, PATH, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platform, Social Alpha, Swasth, ACT, Stanford Byers Centre for Biodesign, and The Stanford Centre for Innovation in Global
The coronavirus pandemic is on the upswing again in India which observed a ‘Janata curfew’ on this day a year ago, having paved the way for an over two-month long strict nationwide lockdown to curb the contagion.
Millions of people across the country stayed indoors on
A top World Health Organisation expert on the coronavirus pandemic said the weekly global count of deaths from COVID-19 is rising again, a “worrying sign” after about six weeks of decline.
Maria Van Kerkhove, technical lead on COVID-19 at the U.N. health agency, said on Monday
Genetic disorders constitute an increasing proportion of stillbirths, child mortality, morbidity, disability, and Down Syndrome. For a better outcome of pregnancy, women need to be cautious about some genetic defects and those can be either due to single-gene mutations and chromosomal abnormalities. Expectant women now
Second edition of International (Virtual) Health & Wellness Expo & Conferences 2021 organized by Health & AYUSH Committee, PHDCCI was inaugurated on 18th March 2021.
The special guests present during the virtual Inaugural session were Mr. Pradeep Multani, Sr. Vice President, PHDCCI, H.E. Mr. Ung Sean,