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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 Hospitals and the University of

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 felicit

Apollo Cancer Institutes, Hyderabad launches ‘Tomotherapy’

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

Sanofi, Google parent in $500 million diabetes joint venture

Products on sale would include connected objects such as insulin pens and online services

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

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

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

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

Dr Jagprag Singh Gujral appointed COO of Global Hospitals

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

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

JP Nadda leads yoga session at 69th WHO SEARO meeting

Nadda was accompanied by health ministers of several nations in Colombo

Labsystems Diagnostics, Shimadzu Corporation in alliance

Labsystems also announced the availability of its new generation NeoMass AAAC

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

Cites serious health safety issues and adverse impact on domestic manufacturing

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

Dalmia Medicare forays into diagnostic industry

Plans to expand pan India in the next two years

WHO certifies Sri Lanka malaria-free

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

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 equ

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 Science

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

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 pa

Cochlear launches first off-the-ear hearing device

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

Ministry calls for meeting to resolve issue over banning imports of refurbished medical devices

Announces government-industry task force for pharma and medical devices

BIOTRONIK launches CardioMessenger Smart device in UK and Ireland

The device connects patients to their physicians anywhere, anytime via BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring

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