ICMR seeks proposals for manufacture of antimicrobial resistance diagnostics kits
According to Lancet Journal, AMR has directly caused 1.27 million deaths worldwide in 2019. As per reports, antibiotic-resistant neonatal infections alone are responsible for the deaths of nearly 60,000 newborns each year in India.
NEW DELHI: The Indian Council of Medical Research has sought from pharmaceutical research firms and developers for manufacturing diagnostics kits for antimicrobial resistance (AMR), especially for primary and acute care healthcare settings.
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