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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Balram Bhargava

The writer is director-general, Indian Council of Medical Reseach.

Innovations and best practices built over years will help find solutions to Covid
Thu, Oct 15, 2020

We need to forge long-term partnerships and increase R&D investments as they will determine the scientific tools at our disposal when faced with future pandemics and other global health emergencies.

We need an enabling ecosystem for development of vaccines, studies on new diseases
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

It is time the government, technical experts and private companies ensure that these researchers have access to the resources and tools that can make India truly atmanirbhar.

An Expert Explains: ‘No data to suggest that transmission will slow as summer approaches’
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

People should not panic, but take precautionary measures. Strong systems and processes are in place to deal with the outbreak, and the Ministry is constantly monitoring the situation

Sexual and reproductive health data need to be accurate to form effective basis for policy
Thu, Sep 26, 2019

India has a vast repository of health and demographic data. But such a repository can also be confusing.