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:3/28/2015)... Coffee could not only perk you up in the ... researchers have found. , They found that those who drank ... Antioxidants fight gum disease. Does coffee, then, help fight gum ... M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine explored in a ... Journal of Periodontology. , “This is the first long-term study ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... March 28, 2015 Take a bite ... kicks into action. Acids tumble into the stomach, ready ... faulty valve-like structure lets these acids run amok, triggering ... extremely common symptom. More than 60 million Americans have ... examine where heartburn starts, and how it can be ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... The California-based leading wig brand UniWigs ... shopping on UniWigs during the Easter Holidays from today ... promotion on April Fools’ Day. , As the winter ... the corner. Easter Festival, with religious origins to countries ... holiday after Christmas. The best wig provider, UniWigs, would ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... An article in Fortune on Monday, ... critical to organizations that deal with PCI (Payment Card ... data security, is worsening . Using numbers from ... major category out of the twelve measured improved, barring ... the craziness that has gone on in the retail ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... 2015 One in three young athletes ... presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports ... the long term success of surgery for patients aged ... data from 242 patients who underwent ACL reconstruction between ... MBBS, FRACS, from North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Research Impliments Coffee May Help Fight Gum Disease and Increasing Benefits With Tylers Coffee 2Health News:Bypass Your Heartburn Worries This Easter With Tylers Coffee 2Health News:UniWigs Is Sending Out Mysterious Gifts During the Easter Holidays 2Health News:Businesses Dealing With PCI Falling Short On Regular Vulnerability Scans and Pen Testing 2Health News:Businesses Dealing With PCI Falling Short On Regular Vulnerability Scans and Pen Testing 3Health News:Businesses Dealing With PCI Falling Short On Regular Vulnerability Scans and Pen Testing 4Health News:Young Athletes at Greater Risk for Re-Injury after ACL Surgery 2
... interference (RNAi) represents an innovative new strategy for using ... disease processes, and a series of review articles describing ... microRNAs will begin with two review papers in the ... Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann ...
... today at 10:00 a.m. EST by calling, ... the Web at: http://www.airproducts.com/Invest/financialnews/EarningsReleases.htm ... Products,(NYSE: APD ) today reported net income of ... for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31,2007. Net ...
... Indoor and Outdoor Allergies, KENILWORTH, N.J., ... today announced that the U.S. Food and ... (loratadine), which clearly,tells consumers that the non-drowsy ... indoor (also called perennial or,year-round) and outdoor ...
... with the hospital laundry, FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22 ... Memorial Medical Center after,the hospital staff sent their newborn son,s ... 8, 2007, Kourtney McGee gave birth to her son, Jacob ... taken to the,hospital morgue., As Ms. McGee and Milburn ...
... elements of new data, WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 ... of existing data on the efficacy,of oral over-the-counter ... review includes a limited number of OTC medicines ... statistically significant,improvement in adult populations., The Consumer ...
... Iowa An Iowa State University researcher who spent ... findings published in the journal Nature this week. , ... and is the most-cited weekly science journal in the ... evolution and organismal biology department, has been working with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The RNA drug revolution -- a new approach to gene therapy 2Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 2Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 3Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 4Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 5Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 6Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 7Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 8Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 9Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 10Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 11Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 12Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 13Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 14Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 15Health News:Air Products Reports Q1 EPS Up 16% on Volume Growth and Improved Margins; Raises 2008 Full Year EPS Guidance 16Health News:FDA Approves Labeling Change for Non-Drowsy CLARITIN(R) 2Health News:FDA Approves Labeling Change for Non-Drowsy CLARITIN(R) 3Health News:A Fort Worth Couple Sues Huguley Memorial Medical Center 2Health News:Makers of OTC Cough Medicines Reaffirm Efficacy of Products 2Health News:Iowa State University researcher's work on gender, temperature link in reptiles published in Nature 2
(Date:3/27/2015)... March 27, 2015  Victoria Vein & Surgery Clinic is ... Astanza Duality laser in Victoria, Texas . ... well as advanced laser treatments for a variety of medical ... industry to provide more services for their patients. Since adding ... Victoria residents get rid of their ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... VEGAS , March 27, 2015 Zimmer Holdings, ... efficient external fixation system for trauma patients. ... XtraFix ® External Fixation System from Zimmer ... technology and materials.   The XtraFix System ... clamps from the external fixation process, resulting in saved time, ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... -- According to a new market research ... Ultrasound), Ablation Catheter (Cryoablation, RF, Microwave), Lab Devices (Mapping, ... - Global Forecasts to 2019 ", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... Billion by 2019 with a CAGR of around 10.3% ... Browse   90   ma rket data ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Victoria Vein And Surgery Clinic Uses Advanced Astanza Duality Tattoo Removal Technology 2Zimmer Debuts New Modular External Fixation System 2Zimmer Debuts New Modular External Fixation System 3Electrophysiology (EP) Market Worth $4.73 Billion by 2019 2Electrophysiology (EP) Market Worth $4.73 Billion by 2019 3Electrophysiology (EP) Market Worth $4.73 Billion by 2019 4
... LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2011 Within the last two ... safest, most convenient weight loss procedure for obese individuals. As ... procedure has exponentially increased as well, with the caliber of ... Based in Los Angeles, a bariatric surgeon named Dr. Michael ...
... Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX ) said today it ... prescription drugs affordable and accessible for American families.   ... these challenging economic times, it is critical that we ... said Express Scripts, chairman and CEO George Paz.  "It ...
Cached Medicine Technology:VIP Care for Lap Band Patients Leads to Life Changing Results 2Express Scripts Strives to Make Prescription Drugs Affordable and Accessible to American Families 2Express Scripts Strives to Make Prescription Drugs Affordable and Accessible to American Families 3Express Scripts Strives to Make Prescription Drugs Affordable and Accessible to American Families 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: