Union Health Minister inaugurates ‘1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health’

Inaugurating the First World Conference on "Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" at New Delhi on 21 November 2017, Mr. J.P.Nadda, Union Health & Family Welfare Minister highlighted the importance of transparency between regulatory authorities and pharma sector.

IMA-NCDC-WHO Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance – Need for Action

A symposium on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), jointly organized by the Indian Medical Association, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and WHO Country Office for India brought together IMA office bearers from state and local branches on 11 November 2017 at New Delhi.

International Conclave on Good Regulatory Practices in India

The World Health Organization (WHO), Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) Government of India, along with the Government of Madhya Pradesh organized a two-day “International Conclave on Best Practices in Drug Regulation” at Bhopal on 21-22 August 2017 for strengthening of regulatory systems in India.

World Hepatitis Day 2017 - Eliminate Hepatitis

On 28 July WHO observes World Hepatitis Day to encourage the elimination of hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. Each year viral hepatitis infects millions of people across the Region, causing around 410 000 deaths. It is estimated that just one in ten people infected with the disease know their status. WHO urges everyone to inform themselves about the infection, get tested and seek treatment to reduce needless deaths from this preventable and treatable infection.


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