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Saturday, 22 September 2018

Policy & Regulatory News

  • MedTech industry comes together to partner Ayushman Bharat scheme

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Sep, 2018

    Leading industry bodies representing medical technology sector recently came together at MTaI MedTekon 2018 to discuss ways to strengthen healthcare delivery under Ayushman Bharat scheme, a...Read more

  • Over 15,000 hospitals ready to be empanelled for mega healthcare scheme

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Sep, 2018

    As many as 27 states and Union Territories are ready to join the ambitious healthcare scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana after its launch on Sunday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a N...Read more

  • Indian medical devices may get Indian standardization

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Sep, 2018

    A range of medical devices, old or new, will soon have an 'Indian standard' and nearly 1,000 products are presently being benchmarked. NITI Aayog member V K Paul, in his address at a ...Read more

  • Health Ministry collaborates with Tata Trusts, Dell

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Sep, 2018

    Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recently exchanged MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform for nationwide prevention, control, screening and managem...Read more

  • Government begins publicity drive for Ayushman Bharat

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Sep, 2018

    Four days ahead of the country-wide roll-out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme, the Centre has started its outreach programme. Centre is going ...Read more

  • Government bans 328 combination drugs

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Sep, 2018

    The central government has banned 328 combination drugs leading to a blow for both domestic and foreign pharmaceutical firms. At the same time, the ban has been cheered by health activists ...Read more

  • TN inks MoU to implement health scheme

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2018

    The Tamil Nadu (TN) government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central government to implement Ayushman Bharat Yojana in association with state-run Chief Minister's ...Read more

  • Health Ministry to rename CDSCO

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Sep, 2018

    The Union Health Ministry is in the process of receiving suggestions for renaming the country's drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) in line with its expanded ...Read more

  • Health for all resonates at WHO Regional Committee session

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2018

    Health ministers and experts from countries in WHO South-East Asia Region recently began five day deliberations on priority issues, emphasizing on universal health coverage for ensuring hea...Read more

  • Health ministry declares draft rules for e- Pharmacies

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 03 Sep, 2018

    Online pharmacies will need to register with the government of India to sell medicines through the internet and will be bound a set of new draft rules that were notified by the health minis...Read more

  • WHO SE Asia countries to discuss priority health issues in Delhi

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 31 Aug, 2018

    Intensifying action to eliminate malaria, addressing the increasing threat of dengue, to improving access to essential medicines, Member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region are meeting ...Read more

  • EU, India engage to develop NextGen Influenza Vaccine

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 30 Aug, 2018

    The European Union (EU) and India has announced that they will engage together on research and innovation to develop a Next Generation Influenza Vaccine to Protect Citizens Worldwide. In t...Read more

  • Odisha in a bid to fight malaria

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 30 Aug, 2018

    Odisha government has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an America-based agency ‘Malaria No More’ and another Indian agency ‘Malaria Elimination Tru...Read more

  • ARC holds two child policy against national interest

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Aug, 2018

    Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC) coalition are concerned with this well-intentioned but ill- informed initiative that is detrimental to the national interests and development prioritie...Read more

  • CAM signs pact to implement Ayushman Bharat

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Aug, 2018

    Charutar Arogya Mandal (CAM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) of State Health Society, Gujarat to provide technical suppor...Read more

  • Price capping on knee implants gets further extension

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Aug, 2018

    The government has extended for a year the cap on prices for knee implants, ranging from Rs 54,000 to Rs 1.14 lakh. Providing relief to patients going for knee implants, the National Pharm...Read more

  • SJVN collaborates with HelpAge India for health camps

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2018

    Himachal Pradesh (HP) based Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HelpAge India for health camps in different states. SJVN is joint ventur...Read more

  • Telangana attracted over Rs 10k Cr in Life Sciences in past 4 years

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2018

    Telangana, already home to pharma majors such as Aurobindo Pharma and Dr Reddy's, attracted over Rs 10,000 crore investments in the life sciences sector in the past four years, the state go...Read more

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