The revoking of export restrictions also includes RT-PCR kits and reagents, Covid-19 rapid antigen testing kits, VTM kits and reagents among others.
After companies like Mankind, where the promoters have funded a foray into this space, Reliance Life Sciences, a major player that offers certain niche diagnostic services and is perhaps looking at others areas too, the latest entrant now is Lupin, one of India’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
Various start-ups have been emerging since then and have been disrupting the industry with innovations including those of telehealth, teleconsultations, and especially diagnostic solutions.
The testing equipment manufacturing industry too, has received a huge forward thrust due to the demand for providing upgraded equipment, creating newer software applications, and devising newer testing methods which require shorter turnaround time, while stressing on increased accuracy and precision in testing.
Early detection of the disease can give you an early start to make necessary lifestyle changes or charting an early medical treatment to prevent or delay the disease.
Recently, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) also reiterated the importance of having NABL accreditation.
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It is generally accepted that India’s investment on healthcare falls way short of other countries with robust healthcare systems with just 1.26% of the total GDP being spent on public healthcare.
Emerging technological innovations in healthcare, such as bio-sensors, lab-on-a-chip, wearable devices, and POC diagnostics are increasingly becoming an important part of the healthcare landscape adding tailwinds to the sector.
Prior to the current reported case from Kozhikode in Kerala, India has reported three NiV outbreaks in the past at Siliguri in 2001 and Nadia in 2007 in West Bengal, and Kozhikode and Malappuram in Kerala in 2018.
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‘With the ongoing pandemic, we are seeing rising health awareness among the general populace. Within the healthcare industry, there is now a growing slant towards genomics.’