World Polio Day on October 24 is celebrated in honour of the tireless contributions made by frontline healthcare workers in their vigilant fight to eradicate the disease. It provides an opportunity for countries to highlight global efforts undertaken to eradicate polio from every corner of the globe and lead a path towards a polio-free world. Globally, World Polio Day marks the […]
What is Medical Writing? Medical writing is a function well-known in the pharmaceutical industry. Medical writing is needed to develop well-structured documents that present information distinctly and briefly. A variety of advanced complex drugs are consistently being launched in the market that undergo the scrutiny of clinical trials and other regulatory procedures, hence there is a demand for well-articulated, clear written […]
One may think, why invent a new drug when there is an array of drugs in the market already? Well, in the era of inventions and progression there is always a possibility of better ones for a better life and that is why we have clinical research. Clinical research is a medical study or an investigation that involves individuals like […]
Medical affairs seems to be the much spoken about sector in today’s pharmaceutical industry. So, what exactly is Medical affairs? Medical Affairs is one of the dynamic and a critical sector in today’s pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical manufacturing could be divided into: a development group (accountable for getting FDA approval for drug products) and a commercial team (that markets and sells […]
Global health as a scientific and evidence based specialty of Healthcare has created a triplization paradigm in healthcare delivery using the strengths inherent in globalization, geopolitical interdependence, and individualization.
Medical tourism is a term which is always misinterpreted. It is not just tourism for medical care alone but also an aid to promote holistic health starting from the very first instance of providing an individual with an opportunity for choosing appropriate health care providers. India, being home of “Sushruta Samhita” ;ancient Sanskrit text on medicine and surgery is a […]
Occupational health and safety, also referred to as workplace health and safety, deals with health, safety and welfare of people at work. It aims to provide a safe and healthy work environment not only to the employees but also to co-workers, families of workers, management and consumers who might get affected by the workplace hazards.
Biology is a branch of science that deals with the study of living organisms and the person specialized in this field is called a biologist. It is a vast field that involves various disciplines. Some of the major branches of biology include agriculture, anatomy, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomechanics, biomedical research, biophysics, biotechnology, botany, cell biology, developmental biology,
Traditionally in India, the role of pharmacists is confined to pharmacies or hospitals with no specific job profile. But with The Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) recognizing Pharm.D (A Doctor of Pharmacy) course in India, there is an increase in the scope of pharmacy to meet the ever-growing needs of healthcare industry. There are potential non-traditional job opportunities for PharmD […]
As of 2015, Kenya had a population of about 46 million of which rural population constituted 74.4%. Though Kenya witnessed tremendous advance in health sector, it still continues to face the burden of tropical diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which results in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Tuberculosis is one of […]