Gender Disparities in Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop
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A pioneering two-day workshop in Bangalore to understand how climate change and caste and gender discrimination can make infections harder to treat

The One Health Trust, funded by the World Health Organization and the British Academy, hosted a two-day workshop focused on developing inclusive policy recommendations for our changing world. The workshop highlighted the urgent need to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which occurs when germs (including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites) adapt to resist treatment, leading to […]

Prof. Raj Kumar receiving the ATS Public Service Award at the ATS 2024 International Conference
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Prof. Raj Kumar of Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute Selected for ATS Public Service Award by American Thoracic Society

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) Awards Committee has selected Prof. Raj Kumar, Director of Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute (VPCI) for the annual ATS Public Service Award at the ATS 2024 International Conference in San Diego, California. This public service award is given to individuals in the areas related to public and population health equity, improving […]

"Cureskin Series B Funding"
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Cureskin secures USD 20 million in Series B funding led by HealthQuad with participation from existing investors including JSW Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Sharrp Ventures

Cureskin, an AI-driven dermatology platform that provides clinically validated skin & hair health solutions, has raised Series B funding of USD 20 million. The round was led by India’s leading digital health-focused venture capital fund, HealthQuad along with participation from existing marquee investors including JSW Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Sharrp Ventures. The latest investment brings […]

Venus Remedies Secures UNICEF's GMP Approval for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
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Venus Remedies gets huge global acclaim with UNICEF GMP approval

Venus Remedies Limited, a leading global pharmaceutical company, has recently secured Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) approval from the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). This milestone underscores Venus Remedies’ commitment to delivering top-quality pharmaceutical solutions worldwide. Venus Remedies’ manufacturing unit, located in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India, has been recommended for supplying cephalosporin dry powder, […]

Raj Sivaraju, President of APAC at Arete, discussing cybersecurity in healthcare
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Securing the Future: A Comprehensive Analysis of Emerging Cyber Threats Targeting Healthcare Systems

In a country’s socioeconomic landscape, the healthcare sector stands as a key pillar, bolstering the essence of a thriving economy. India, a burgeoning force in the global economy, grapples with the symbiotic relationship between technological advancements and the vulnerability of its healthcare systems. As of December 2023, the Indian healthcare industry reached a value of […]

National Youth Day Celebration at AIIMS: Empowering the Architects of Change
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AIIMS Marks National Youth Day Celebrating the Rise of Young Tycoons

The Jawaharlal Auditorium at AIIMS, New Delhi, reverberated with passion and motivation as the National Youth Day was commemorated with a grand celebration, marking the birth anniversary of the iconic Swami Vivekananda. The event witnessed an array of distinguished personalities who inspired the youth to be the architects of change. Addressing the ‘Youth Day’ at […]

Emergency Medical Care in India
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Global Comparative Study highlights the need for a national law on Trauma Care

In 2021, nearly 4,00,000 deaths in India were designated as “accidental deaths” with majority of them caused by road crashes. Between 2017 and 2021 alone, over 700,000 people have been killed in road crashes. A 2020 report by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India states that well-established trauma care systems greatly help to […]

World Heart Day 2023 Symposium
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A Shift to Non-Combustible Tobacco Devices Results in a Smoking Rate Decline by an Average of 5.2%: Says Expert

World Heart Day 2023 approaches, aligning with this year’s theme, ‘Striving for Hearts that Beat Strong.’ It serves as a touching reminder to prioritize our heart health. Recently, distinguished Indian and international health experts convened at the prestigious AIIMS, New Delhi, symposium, joining their voices to illuminate the growing global crisis of cardiovascular diseases driven […]