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Sheffield researchers awarded £3.1 mn funding to pioneer new drugs and treatments

Sheffield was one of only 23 research centres across England awarded the funding, which will see its status as a designated NIHR Clinical Research Facility renewed for a further five years Researchers at Sheffield Teaching Ho

Sheffield researchers awarded £3.1 mn funding to pioneer new drugs and treatments

Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association partners with Asian Harmonization Working Party

APACMed has been formally accepted as an Official Liaison Member of AHWP The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed), representing manufacturers and suppliers of medical equipment, devices and in-vitro diagnosti

Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association partners with Asian Harmonization Working Party

Aditya Birla Health Insurance launched

To adopt a multi-channel distribution model to expand its reach across the tier-1 cities Aditya Birla Financial Services Group has launched its health insurance arm under the brand Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co Ltd (ABHICL

Aditya Birla Health Insurance launched

Columbia Asia awards good samaritans

Recognises work towards road safety and for helping fellow citizens in an accident Columbia Asia Hospitals, in association with the Bangalore Traffic Police, awarded three good samaritans, and felicitated 10 others (in the in

Columbia Asia awards good samaritans

Apollo Cancer Institutes, Hyderabad launches ‘Tomotherapy’

Tomotherapy targets cancer tumour with highest precision, spares the healthy tissue

Apollo Cancer Institutes, Hyderabad launches ‘Tomotherapy’

Conference on ‘Rural Health and Sustainable Development in India’ held in New Delhi

The conference was organised by Indian Medical Association in collaboration with Bharat Niti INHR University Jaipur and Government of Assam

Conference on ‘Rural Health and Sustainable Development in India’ held in New Delhi

South-East Asia countries to set up fund for health emergencies preparedness

A resolution was passed, which called for promoting physical activity across the region

South-East Asia countries to set up fund for health emergencies preparedness

AiMeD welcomes govt’s move on ‘Ethical Marketing Code’ for medical device companies

According to AiMed, the proposed ‘Code’ will help curb many unethical practices currently being practiced by deep pocketed players to the detriment of Indian patients

AiMeD welcomes govt’s move on ‘Ethical Marketing Code’ for medical device companies

Cambridge Consultants develops Viewi optical to combat glaucoma

The Viewi technology performs test at a fraction of the cost, around £20 rather than £20,000 for the clinical device

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Dr Jagprag Singh Gujral appointed COO of Global Hospitals

He will be based in Parkway Pantai’s corporate headquarters in Hyderabad

Dr Jagprag Singh Gujral appointed COO of Global Hospitals

Artificial intelligence could improve diagnostic power of lung function tests: Study

Researchers included data from 968 people who were undergoing complete lung function testing for the first time

Artificial intelligence could improve diagnostic power of lung function tests: Study

Govt should consider levying additional tax on products with high sugar, sodium, salt or tobacco content: IMA and HCFI

The first and foremost step is to raise awareness about the increasing burden of lifestyle diseases in the country and find ways to prevent them

Govt should consider levying additional tax on products with high sugar, sodium, salt or tobacco content: IMA and HCFI

Health minister launches ‘Mera Aspataal/ My Hospital’ initiative

The initiative was launched at the third National Summit on Good and Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Facilities held at Tirupati

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Medica Hospitals: Promoting excellence through innovation

The hospital’s critical care unit is among the most advanced in the country, equipped with the latest support devices and a very experienced and skilled clinical team

Medica Hospitals: Promoting excellence through innovation

Medtronic appoints Madan Krishnan as Vice President for Indian Sub-continent

Krishnan will lead Medtronic ISC business, which includes India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal

Medtronic appoints Madan Krishnan as Vice President for Indian Sub-continent

JP Nadda leads yoga session at 69th WHO SEARO meeting

Nadda was accompanied by health ministers of several nations in Colombo

JP Nadda leads yoga session at 69th WHO SEARO meeting

Labsystems Diagnostics, Shimadzu Corporation in alliance

Labsystems also announced the availability of its new generation NeoMass AAAC

Labsystems Diagnostics, Shimadzu Corporation in alliance

AiMeD proposes complete ban on import of pre-owned and refurbished medical equipment

Cites serious health safety issues and adverse impact on domestic manufacturing

AiMeD proposes complete ban on import of pre-owned and refurbished medical equipment

MoHFW launches biggest Leprosy Case Detection Campaign

The fortnight-long campaign will cover 1656 blocks/urban areas of these districts and screen a total of 32 crore people for leprosy

MoHFW launches biggest Leprosy Case Detection Campaign

Dalmia Medicare forays into diagnostic industry

Plans to expand pan India in the next two years

Dalmia Medicare forays into diagnostic industry

WHO certifies Sri Lanka malaria-free

Sri Lanka is the second country in the WHO South-East Asia Region to eliminate malaria after Maldives

WHO certifies Sri Lanka malaria-free

Fresenius Medical Care acquires stake in Sandor Nephro Services

The acquisition will help the brand create the largest international dialysis chain spread across India Fresenius Medical Care, dialysis products and services provider, has acquired 85 per cent of equity interest in Indian di

Fresenius Medical Care acquires stake in Sandor Nephro Services

India-Africa Health Sciences Meet held in New Delhi

The meet offered a common platform to policy makers, technocrats, scientists, medical specialists, researchers and industry leaders from the two regions A three-day ‘India-Africa Health Sciences Meet’ was recentl

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IMA and HCFI release advisory on sugar intake in the age group of 2-18 years

The advisory is in line with American Heart Association guidelines which also mentions that people within this age group should consume less than six teaspoons of added sugars in a day Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Hea

IMA and HCFI release advisory on sugar intake in the age group of 2-18 years

Grand Thorton with CII release paper on Indian medical technology sector

The paper attempts to provide an insight into various updates on regulatory, technology and market fronts Grand Thorton in collaboration with CII Medical Technology Division have released a concept paper tilted ‘Meeting

Grand Thorton with CII release paper on Indian medical technology sector

Cochlear launches first off-the-ear hearing device

Kanso includes state-of-the-art Cochlear True Wireless technology

Cochlear launches first off-the-ear hearing device