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National Immunization Schedule (NIS) for Infants, Children and Pregnant Women

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India’s immunization programme, launched in 1985, is one of the largest health programmes of its kind in the world, catering to a birth cohort of 2.7 crore (27 million) children annually. The programme provides vaccination against eight life‐threatening diseases (diphtheria, whooping cough, Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) causing pneumonia and meningitis, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles …

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डॉक्टर बी सुरेश का पीसीआई (Pharmacy Council of Indai) अध्यक्ष पद से इस्तीफा

,पीसीआई अध्यक्ष पद पर कार्यरत डॉ सुरेश ने अपने पद से इस्तीफा दे दिया है | उन्होंने सोशल मीडिया पर अपने मित्र गण एवं फार्मासिस्ट साथियों को संदेश दिया है कि आपने इतने वर्षों तक फार्मेसी काउंसलिंग ऑफ इंडिया के रूप में जो जिम्मेदारी देकर मुझे विभिन्न कार्य करने की क्षमता अधिकार दिए थे, उसके …

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Pharmaceutical Emulsion

What is Emulsion An Emulsion is a thermodynamically unstable system consisting of two immiscible liquid phases,  one of which is dispersed/ distributed as a  globules/droplet size of  0.1-100 μm (internal or dispersed phase)  in the other Liquid medium(External/ continuous phase) stabilized by a third substance called an emulsifying agent. The diameter of the dispersed phase globules …

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Mycobacterium leprae: Types of Leprosy, Pathogenesis & Epidemiology of leprosy

Leprosy is a chronic bacterial disease and it is caused by Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy was first observed by Hansen in 1868 so also known as Hansen disease. It mainly affects the skin, eyes, nose and peripheral nerves. It is a gram-positive acid-fast bacteria for which 5% percent sulphuric acid is used for the decolorization after …

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Excipients/Additive used in the Formulation of Tablets

Excipients Excipients are additive substances (inert substances) used in tablet formulation to improve bulkiness, disintegration, dissolution rate and bioavailability of the drug. In the pharmaceutical industry it include all term which includes various sub-groups comprising diluents or fillers, binders or adhesives, disintegrants, lubricants, glidant, flavors, colors and sweeteners. . All of these must meet following …

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