In India, the extreme poverty, the high number of maternal and child deaths and the huge infectious diseases burden are major causes for concern and need to be addressed on a firm war-footing. Health innovations to develop low-cost and high-impact solutions, keeping in mind the ground realities in India, need to be supported.
Dr. Renu Swarup
Senior Advisor, Department of Biotechnology
Senior Adviser, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and Managing Director, Biotechnology Industrial Research Assistance Council.
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