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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2012

In India, Science on செப்ரெம்பர் 27, 2012 at 5:43 பிப

  • Biological sciences
    • Shantanu Chowdhury of the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology
    • Suman Kumar Dhar of the Special Centre for Molecular Medicine at the Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Chemical sciences
    • Govindsamy Mugesh of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
    • Gangadhar J Sanjayan of the CSIR National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Engineering sciences
    • Ravishankar Narayanan of IISc
    • Y Shanthi Pavan of Indian Institute of Technology – Madras
  • Mathematical sciences
    • Siva Ramachandran Athreya
    • Debashish Goswami of the Indian Statistical Institute
  • Medical sciences
    • Sandip Basu of the Radiation Medicine Centre at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Physical sciences
    • Arindam Ghosh of IISc
    • Krishnendu Sengupta of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Clinical Trial Deaths: Top Countries and New Drug Guinea Pig Patients

In Business, Lists, Science, World on ஓகஸ்ட் 17, 2012 at 9:23 பிப

India is just one of many developing countries used by leading Western pharmaceutical companies, which spent £40bn in 2010 on research and development. Globally, it is estimated around 120,000 trials are taking place in 178 countries.

India

  1. 668 deaths were reported in 2010
  2. 438 in 2011
  3. 211 deaths till June 2012

In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said a total of 1,954 persons died from 2009 till June 2012 due to “serious adverse events of death” in clinical trials.

  1. South Korea – 2,861
  2. China – 2,520
  3. Taiwan – 2,367
  4. Brazil – 2,521
  5. Russia – 1,776
  6. India – 1,727
  7. Mexico – 1,488
  8. South Africa – 1,346
  9. Argentina – 1,223
  10. Puerto Rico – 1,231
  11. Thailand – 958
  12. Turkey – 893
  13. Romania (876)
  14. Ukraine – 722
  15. Chile – 663
  16. Peru (494)
  17. Phillipines – 487
  18. Iran – 387
  19. Egypt – 274
  20. Uganda – 163
  21. Malawi (61)
  22. Kazakhstan (15)