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Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Monday inaugurated the vaccine portal for Covid-19 to create awareness among masses.

Portal will disseminate vaccine related information regarding Indian efforts towards vaccine development against COVID-19. Currently 3 vaccines are undergoing clinical trials in India for COVID-19.

The Health Minister also launched the ICMR history timeline depicting 108 year journey of the Council which displays key milestones and captures policy and program interventions by ICMR. Minister also released a NIN History Book on its 100 year Journey.

The Minister also launched Real Time data collection Program “Mapping of Nutrition and Health Status’ which will collect data on dietary intake through crowd sourcing approach.  

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi launched a National Clinical Registry for COVID-19. The registry will aim at collecting good quality real time clinical data to inform evidence-based clinical practice, research, formulating guidelines and policy. 

SOURCE – DD NEWS

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