iNCOVACC Context: The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and Minister of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh recently launched the intranasal COVID­19 vaccine iNCOVACC. Who is manufacturing it? iNCOVACC, the intranasal COVID¬19 vaccine is being manufactured by the Hyderabadbased vaccine developer Bharat Biotech International Ltd. (BBIL). It is the first intranasal COVID vaccine approved for the primary two-dose […]

Private Healthcare

Alleviating the scourge of private healthcare #GS-02 Healthcare For Prelims Healthcare Expenditure in India: India’s public health expenditure as a percentage of its GDP is 1.28%. While its share of general government expenditure dedicated to health remains 8%. Due to these parameters private spending still […]