International Symposium on Health Analytics and Disease Modeling (HADM 2018) held on March 8-9 in New Delhi, India,a report has been published in the June 2018 issue of India's prominent science magazine, Science Reporter

PRESS RELEASE: ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology free online course on 'Health Research Fundamentals' begins from 6th August 2018

PRESS RELEASE 03/07/2018 Researchers kick off observational study for Anti Microbial Resistance

NIV scientists, health authorities address Nipah fears: No major outbreak, don't panic The Indian Express, Tuesday May 29, 2018

Press Release: Hypertension: The Silent Killer May 2, 2018

Press Release: Touching Lives: ICMR releases a Coffee Table book on its landmark health research successes May 2, 2018

ICMR-NIMR and NVBDCP Odisha research led to innovative strategies for malaria elimination April 13, 2018

Press Release: To reduce the menace of smokeless tobacco use, countries need to fully implement the WHO FCTC

Ban manufacture, sale and import of SLT products April 26, 2018


Press Release: Professor Balram Bhargava takes charge as Director General ICMR April 18, 2018


Population-based cancer screening programmes in low-income and middle-income countries: regional consultation of the International Cancer Screening Network in India Published in February 2018 in Lancet Oncology


ICMR bags coveted International award for TB research PRESS RELEASE
March 13, 2018


Tobacco use is taking a high toll on the Indians, January 25, 2018


Hep B vaccination at birth may not be necessary' - The Hindu , January 18, 2018


Press Release: The First Comprehensive Estimates and Trends of Disease Burden and Risk Factor for Every State of India Released

Report: State-level disease burden initiative in India


The Lancet: Nations within a nation: variations in epidemiological transition across the states of India, 1990-2016 in the Global Burden of Disease Study


Press Releae India Moving Forward In Research Towards New Tools For Tuberculosis


Fighting the silent killer
The Hindu, October 29, 2017


Nearly 150 million citizens suffer from common mental disorders, need active interventions and support

DNA India, October 31, 2017

Release of 'National Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research Involving Human Participants – 2017' and the 'National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Children' Date: October 12, 2017


·       Deccan Herald: ICMR okays 30 diseases for stem cell treatment October 15, 2017 

·       The India Saga: ICMR Releases Guidelines on Biomedical & Health Research Involving Human Participants October 13, 2017

 ·       Press Trust of India Biomedical and health research: ICMR releases revised October 13, 2017

 ·       Business Standard: Biomedical and health research: ICMR releases revised October 12, 2017

 ·       Outlook: Biomedical and health research: ICMR releases revised guidelines October 12, 2017

 ·       My Medical Mantra: ICMR releases guidelines on Biomedical and Health Research for adults and children October 12, 2017


Award distribution Ceremony and release of National Guidelines for Stem Cell Research, and ICMR Strategic Plan and Agenda 2030 Date: October 11, 2017


·       The Times of India: PGI docs conferred with ICMR awards October 13, 2017

·       The Tribune: PGI docs bring laurels to institute October 13, 2017

·       Telangana Today: UoH faculty bags two ICMR Awards October 13, 2017

· PGI docs bring laurels to institute October 13, 2017

·       The Hindu: ICMR awards 86 scientists across India October 12, 2017

·       Livemint: Govt bans commercial banking of stem cells from most biological materials October 12, 2017

·       Biospectrum: ICMR honours 86 Indian scientists October 12, 2017

·       Assam Tribune: State doctor bags ICMR Award October 12, 2017

·       Hindustan Times: Government curbs random use of stem cells for therapeutic purposes October 11, 2017

·       The Telegraph: Stem cell therapy for select diseases October 11, 2017

·       Business Standard: ICMR releases plan, vision for 2030 October 11, 2017

·       Outlook: ICMR releases plan, vision for 2030 October 11, 2017

Dr Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed the deputy director general for programmes (DDP) of World Health Organisation (WHO)



Press Release on Centenary Function, NIN Hyderabad


Mumbai team discovers how embryos implant in the womb

The Hindu, September 16, 2017

ICMR & RML Hospital screen National Award Winner Best Feature Film Kaasav on 19 Sept. followed by discussion on Mental Health by Dr. Mohan Agashe

Mumbai team discovers how embryos implant in the wombDr Ravi Mehrotra: ICMR's role  in introduction of Cervical  cancer vaccination in states of India highlighted in ASCO-JGO


"To The Point" with Dr. Soumya Swaminathan RS Interview

Robust procurement system key for healthcare: ICMR DG
RS TV, August 23, 2017


ICMR, Min of Health sign pact with S Koreas IVI for vaccine, August 21, 2017

Current Situation 'Unsatisfactory': India's Top Doc Lays Out New Vision For Health, Research
IndiaSpend, August 10, 2017


C-DAC develops electronic pill box to improve tracking of tuberculosis
The Indian Express, July 31, 2017


Read these new rules before going in for 'stem cell cure'
Times of India, July 18, 2017


Good Evening India show on DD National (May 24, eve of Africa Day)

India-Africa panel discussion with Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Dr. Shahid Jameel, Dr. Omu Anzala and Dr. Evelyn Gitau
ICMR, Emami sign agreements to develop herbal drugs
ETHealthWorld   May 25, 2017



ICMR launches registry of rare diseases

Mymedicalmantra 28-Apr, 2017


Time to Switch off the TB

The Economics Times-24-Mar, 2017


संयुक्त राष्ट्रांच्या वैद्यकीय गटात सौम्या ...


भारतीय वैद्यकीय संशोधन परिषदेच्या संचालक सौम्या स्वामिनाथन यांची संयुक्त राष्ट्रांच्या ...


India to launch a national dengue survey to better combat the disease

Hindustan Times-19-Mar-2017

(Photo by Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)(Saumya ... raised safety concerns,” said Dr Soumya Swaminathan, director- Indian Council ...


UN Establishes Inter-Agency Coordination Group on AMR

IISD Reporting Services-20-Mar-2017

... Donald Prater, US Food and Drug Administration; Susana Ramirez Hita, University Andina Simon Bolivar, Ecuador; Soumya Swaminathan, ...


Soumya Swaminathan appointed in United Nations Group

दैनिक जागरण-19-Mar-2017

क्या आपको लगता है कि सिनेमा घरों में फिल्म दिखाए जाने से पहले राष्ट्रगान बजाने से देश में ...


diabetes drug to help treat TB

Times of India-12-Mar-2017

... the clinical study in select cities by the end of the year, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) director Soumya Swaminathan has said.


Govt wants elimination of TB by 2025: Target will need 95 ...


... techniques like new vaccines or preventive medicines,” according to Soumya Swaminathan, director, Indian Council for Medical Research.


Empower girls, socialise boys for a healthier morrow: ICMR chief ...
Hindu Business Line-08-Mar-2017 The Director General of ICMR, Soumya Swaminathan, is one of the few people working, along with a few security guards and a couple of her ...


Rubella vaccine of high quality, says WHO India head

Times of India-27-Feb-2017

Bekedam and Soumya Swaminathan were in the city to participate at the 13th conference on vectors and vector-borne diseases. They visited ...

WHO representative bats for Measles-Rubella vaccine
The New Indian Express-27-Feb-2017

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