/Tag: Cancer

British Indian MP leads community drive to mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month

2020-09-11T11:41:48+00:00September 11th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

To mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September, UK’s Opposition Labour Party MP Virendra Sharma used a digital “Day of Action” this week to celebrate the number of potential life-saving stem cell donors in Ealing Southall area of west London on the Anthony Nolan register and raise awareness of the urgent need for more donors in light of the challenges to donor recruitment presented by the pandemic.

Advances in technology provide an effective tool for improving pharma access

2019-11-20T11:19:52+00:00November 14th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 15 November 2019, UK Edition – 15 November 2019|

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon, elaborates on the company’s revolutionary breakthroughs in the recent years and pinpoints what needs to be done to give impetus to the pharma industry in India.

Healthy women are the core of strong communities

2019-07-15T07:23:14+00:00July 6th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019, Home Page|

A social entrepreneur and educationist outlines the numerous social and collaborative initiatives carried out by the Max India Foundation to break social taboos and create awareness. Every eight minutes, one Indian woman succumbs to a painful death because of cervical cancer, estimates a study by the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research. Other studies paint a grimmer picture highlighting that more than 453 million Indian females — aged 15 years and above —are at risk of developing Cervical Cancer [...]