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TGI welcomes Ministry of Health Guidance on essential health services during COVID-19 pandemic, says taking a health systems approach is the need of the hour

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The George Institute for Global Health India welcomes the detailed guidelines on essential health services published by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 14th April 2020. The guidelines emphasise the need for ensuring that …

Genes2Me Successfully Delivers 2.5 Lakh Rapid Test Kits to the Govt. in Record Time of 7 Days to Fight COVID-19

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Supplies IgG/IgM antibody rapid test kits to Govt. of India and AIIMS  In a bid to expedite and strengthen India’s fight against the novel Coronavirus, Genes2Me Pvt. Ltd., one of India’s leading diagnostics company …

DKMS BMST Foundation India facilitates COVID-19 testing by DONATING around 4000 BUCCAL swabs

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DKMS-BMST has donated buccal swabs to Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases, Susheela Ramaprasad Charitable Trust, NIMHANS and CMC Vellore DKMS BMST Foundation India, a non-profit organization, involved in the fight against blood cancer …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Expands Commitment to Global COVID-19 Response, Calls for International Collaboration to Protect People Everywhere from the Virus

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Additional funding brings foundation commitment to more than $250 million to support development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines; help strengthen African and South Asian health systems; and help mitigate the social and economic impacts of the virus The Bill & Melinda …

WHO’s polio surveillance team, other field staff join COVID19 fight

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Tapping into the best practices and key resources that helped India win its war against polio, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and World Health Organization today initiated a systematic engagement of WHO’s …

Holistic Health is Instrumental in Debarring COVID-19 Infection: Experts Say

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Strong immunity not only plays pivotal role in combating the infectious COVID-19 but also all-time armour against any ailment The significance of holistic health and its role in shielding us from any ailment is …

UberMedic scales to 10 Indian cities for transporting frontline healthcare workers

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Uber’s recently launched UberMedic service for transporting frontline healthcare workers helping contain the spread of COVID-19 is now live across ten Indian cities: New Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Lucknow and …

National clinical trial to treat hospitalised patients with COVID-19

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A new clinical trial led by Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Warwick seeks to find alternatives to ventilators to treat patients who are critically ill with COVID-19. Researchers will deliver a clinical …

TRAMS Protocol – Pooled Testing For COVID-19 (RT-PCR) Test

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Thyrocare publishes TRAMS (Thyrocare Reliable Affordable Mass Screening) Protocol for pooled testing of COVD-19 (RT-PCR) in India to fight the shortage to testing kits As the COVID-19 pandemic is swiftly spreading around the globe …

PGIM India Mutual Fund supports Manufacture of Indigenous Ventilators in Kerala

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Employees and Company together provide over 10% of the cost of Project Breath of Hope PGIM India Mutual Fund today announced that as its contribution to the fight against the Coronavirus, it is providing financial support …