Navigation Links
Indian Government Sets Up Task Force For Avian flu

The government of India is closely watching the ‘Avian Flu’ that is spreading through migratory birds from China. //It has now formed a task force to tackle this emergency.

The task force is headed by Cabinet Secretary B.K.Chaturvedi and includes secretaries of health, environment, animal husbandry and agriculture ministries. The inter-ministerial task force is to formulate guidelines on how to tackle the problem if it does occur in India and also ensure stockpiling of sufficient drugs. The group will network with international agencies like the WHO and exchange information regularly.

Health Secretary P.K.Hota said: 'While the inter-group consultations would take place everyday, the Cabinet Secretary would review the situation every fortnight.’ There have so far been almost 60 deaths due to the Bird Flu in the world and WHO is predicting that it could get worse with time.

The nodal agency that would be in charge would be ‘National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD)’ and it will network with National Institute of Immunology (Pune), AIIMS (Delhi) and Antiviral Laboratory in Mumbai to screen people for the virus.

Stockpiling of Vaccines and drug like Tamiflu is another priority and The Health Ministry has invited many Pharmaceuticals to help out. ‘We have spoken to Roche, Cipla and Ranbaxy, and are looking into the licensing and patent issues,’ said an official from the Health Ministry.

The government is following the WHO Action Plan that classifies the disease in six phases. India is a Phase I country as no cases have been reported so far. ‘While we have got the reagent from CDC Atlanta, we have also formed our own testing kit,’ said Dr Shiv Lal, the director of the NICD.

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Indian Prime Minister has successful Knee Replacement Surgery
2. Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
3. Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration
4. Heart attack kills one in every 10 Indians
5. Indian Cherry: Richest Source of Vitiamin C
6. Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
7. An Indian Bride with signs of SARS
8. Are Indians aware of SARS ?
9. Indians Stay Away from Coke, Pepsi After Toxin Scare
10. Indian pharma industry upbeat on WTO drug deal
11. Indian Treatment for Iraqi Babies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Indian Government Sets Task Force For Avian flu

(Date:12/26/2014)... 26, 2014 Parker & Sons, ... best in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services ... emergency services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning ... Arizona is known for its incredibly hot summers. ... the intricacies and details of a wide variety ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 ... and Market Analysis to 2023” focuses on the ... commercial opportunities in the colorectal cancer market. Stivarga ... treatment of colon or rectal cancer. Boehringer Ingelheim ... inhibitor, for the treatment of refractory CRC in ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier of wedding dresses and ... of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses . In addition, all ... at discounted prices, up to 70% off. , ... weeks only. You know, we have thousands of frequent callers ... new items can visit our website for more details. The ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com sells many bamboo products ... flooring. Today, the company announces big discounts on ... and colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s leader in ... is valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , The bamboo ... with a natural thread. All the bamboo strips for ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... with complex chronic illnesses can receive effective, less expensive care ... easy access to a team of dedicated health care professionals, ... become seriously ill and need either hospitalization or a trip ... enhanced medical home clinic at the University of Texas in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 3
... tamoxifen, switching to an aromatase inhibitor within three years ... The study reveals that the clear survival benefit was ... other causes – a significant risk associated with tamoxifen. ... significant impact on the survival rates of women with ...
... top Spanish fashion show, the Pasarela Cibeles, has rejected five models ... said. ,"Some of the girls were rejected due to ... of being 1.80 meters and weighing less than 50 kg," said ... other doctors. ,Although some models reach the body mass ...
... Socrates is smiling. His move to lift a ban on abortion ... in favor of the ban being lifted or, legalizing abortion. ... catholic nations that prohibit abortion or destruction of unborn children, due ... up to 3 years prison term and those who aid them ...
... to be monitored more carefully according to reports sounded ... are at a higher risk of giving birth to still-born ... Bahtiyar of Yale School of Medicine, who put forward results ... study. ,It was seen that the risk of ...
... increases a woman’s risk of becoming infected with HIV, ... edition of The Journal of Infectious Diseases (now online). ... sexually transmitted infections increase the risk of transmission and ... of Trichomonas vaginalis per year worldwide, there are few ...
... at least 90 per cent copper completely eliminate E. coli ... properties of the metal. ,The study gives machine ... of metals they use to coat the insides of their ... eliminating E coli contamination in their products. E. Coli O157:H7 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Early Switch to an Aromatase Inhibitor Increases Survival 2Health News:Vaginalis Increases the Risk of Becoming Infected With HIV 2Health News:Vaginalis Increases the Risk of Becoming Infected With HIV 3Health News:Copper Alloys Surfaces Touted As Pathogen Killers 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... YORK and LONDON , ... global orthopedic industry are expected to grow at an ... in terms of value and volume. Hip, knee and ... developed world while in emerging economies they have a ... rates are challenging the use of composites. Non-metallic orthopedic ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... ResMed (NYSE: RMD ) today announced ... medical device manufacturer BMC Medical Co., Ltd. ... listed below infringe ResMed,s patents, and entered an order prohibiting ... the United States : , iVolve ... Willow nasal pillows mask , iVolve full face mask ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... DALLAS , Dec. 23, 2014  Lockton ... operation of Lockton Companies, announced the addition of ... Foerster will join Lockton Dunning,s Pharmacy Consulting team, ... years of relevant industry experience to the position.  ... Managed Market Sales at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, where ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 2Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 3ResMed Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Chinese Manufacturer BMC Medical 2Kim Foerster Joins Lockton Companies 2
... Vermillion, Inc.,(OTC Bulletin Board: VRML) announced today that ... Strategic Alliance Agreement between the parties,through October, 2009. ... on the development and commercialization of two tests, ... to identify women with ovarian tumors that,are at ...
... bone mineral density at the,lumbar spine and total ... inhalation powder) and salmeterol, - Study provides ... patients,with COPD, PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29 GlaxoSmithKline ... study of patients with,Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vermillion Renews Strategic Alliance Agreement With Quest Diagnostics, Inc. 2Vermillion Renews Strategic Alliance Agreement With Quest Diagnostics, Inc. 3Vermillion Renews Strategic Alliance Agreement With Quest Diagnostics, Inc. 4Study Found That Long Term Use of Advair Diskus(R) 250/50 Did Not Adversely Affect Bone Loss in Patients with COPD 2Study Found That Long Term Use of Advair Diskus(R) 250/50 Did Not Adversely Affect Bone Loss in Patients with COPD 3
In microbiological laboratories and for in vitro fertilization, as well as in cancer research or tissue engineering, the Heraeus CO2 incubator BBD 6220 provides the best contamination protection and ...
... Steri-Cult has been the ... high volume cell culture for ... Its the name that brought ... infrared CO 2 sensors,microprocessor ...
IR Autoflow Dual Chamber Over-Under Water-Jacketed CO 2 Inc....
IR Autoflow Single Chamber Water-Jacketed CO2 Incubator...
Medicine Products: