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NPPA asks stent makers, importers to submit price list

AMN The National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority, NPPA has asked manufacturers and importers of coronary stents to submit details, including price list of their products, before 1st of next month. In a notification,the drug pricing regulator also asked the manufacturers to furnish quarterly returns of production,import and sale of coronary stents.The NPPA said, manufacturers will issue … Continue reading NPPA asks stent makers, importers to submit price list

NRAI gets highest WHO ratings for vaccine regulations

aAMN National Regulatory Authority of India (NRAI) has been given the maximum ratings by the World Health Organisation for vaccine regulations. An official statement said in New Delhi that WHO completed the assessment of the status of the Indian vaccine regulatory system against WHO NRA Global Benchmarking Tool and measured the maturity of the system … Continue reading NRAI gets highest WHO ratings for vaccine regulations

Govt warns Hospitals & stent suppliers of legal action

AMN Union minister for parliamentary affairs, chemicals and fertilisers, Ananth Kumar has said that Hospitals and stent suppliers will face legal action, including suspension of their license, if they are found to be overcharging patients. Talking to reporters in Mumbai, the minister said the Centre has slashed prices of stent by 85 per cent and … Continue reading Govt warns Hospitals & stent suppliers of legal action

Govt warns companies creating artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stent

TIA NEWS Government of India has warned of stringent action against companies trying to create artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stent. Government maintained that it is keeping a close watch on some companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents, and stringent action will be taken against those engaging in unethical practices. … Continue reading Govt warns companies creating artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stent

India among 9 countries in global health network for pregnant mothers,babies :WHO

AMN India is among nine countries that will be part of a global health network focused on improving the quality of care for new mothers and babies and strengthen national efforts to end preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns by 2030. In a statement, World Health Organisation (WHO), said every mother and infant deserves … Continue reading India among 9 countries in global health network for pregnant mothers,babies :WHO

500-kg Egyptian woman reaches Mumbai for surgery

  An Egyptian woman weighing 500 kilogram, who has not moved out of her house for 25 years, reached Mumbai today for her weight reduction treatment. Eman Ahmed, 36, one of the heaviest women in the world, is currently under the care of a city-based bariatric surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala, and his team of doctors. Dr … Continue reading 500-kg Egyptian woman reaches Mumbai for surgery

Several new drugs developed under AYUSH System: Minister

AMN Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has developed anti-diabetic drug AYUSH-82 and AYUSH-SG for Rheumetoid Arthritis. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, ShripadYesso Naik in written reply in Rajya Sabha today said that Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) has developed 9 drugs out of which 2 are of vegetable … Continue reading Several new drugs developed under AYUSH System: Minister

SC asks govt to prepare plan for eradication of leprosy

  The Supreme Court has asked the government to prepare a comprehensive policy for implementation of a plan within four weeks to eradicate leprosy from the country. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar, yesterday asked the Centre to submit the plan as how it intends to fill the large-scale vacancy at the … Continue reading SC asks govt to prepare plan for eradication of leprosy

Union Budget: Nadda hails increased allocation for health sector

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J. P. Nadda has hailed the increased allocation for health sector in the Union budget 2017-18.Addressing a press conference in Dehradun today, he said over 47 thousand crore Rupees has been allocated which is nearly 10 thousand crore more than the last budgetary allocation. Mr. Nadda said that … Continue reading Union Budget: Nadda hails increased allocation for health sector

Insomnia may triple the risk of asthma: Study

A new study has warned that People experiencing chronic insomnia may have more than three times the risk of developing asthma compared to those without the disorder. Researchers said, Asthma affects about 300 million people worldwide, with major risk factors including smoking, obesity and air pollution. More recently, symptoms of depression and anxiety have been … Continue reading Insomnia may triple the risk of asthma: Study

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