By volume India’s pharmaceutical industry is third largest in the world and manufactures 60% of vaccines globally. The Indian pharma industry constitutes 40 to 70 percent of supply to satisfy the WHO’s demand for Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DPT) and Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG) vaccines and 90 percent of the global demand for the measles vaccine.
According to a report around 239 scientists from 32 countries has stated there is evidence that the covid -19 virus spreads through air, and requested WHO to change its guidelines which at present say the [Read More]
Relevance: Amid the pandemic, the BRICS nations have demonstrated comparative strength as providers of humantarian assistance. BRICS countries now need to pool and coordinate efforts in partnership with WHO, and Europe and North America to [Read More]
he World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) has released the Global Nutrition Report. The report has identified India to likely miss global nutrition targets by 2025, and the high rates of domestic inequalities in malnutrition in India. [Read More]