Topic 1: Are patents hindrance for global health equity?
Daily Prelims Notes 8 May 2021 Table Of Contents LOKAYUKTA SOVEREIGN CREDIT RATINGS STATE OF WORKING INDIA REPORT 2021 GAVI NSAIDS VACCINE DELIVERY BY DRONES MOUNT SINABUNG COWIN KAREN CONFLICT 1. LOKAYUKTA Subject : Polity Context : Nearly seven months after the previous Lokayukta retired from his post, retired Bombay high court […]
KAREN CONFLICT Subject : International Relations Context : Guerrilla soldiers from Myanmar’s Karen ethnic minority burned down a government military outpost on Friday after capturing it without a fight when its garrison fled, a senior Karen officer said. Concept : Karen Conflict Marginalised in then Burma’s post-independence political process, the KNU started a […]
COWIN Subject : Governance Context : To cut back on data entry errors about vaccination status and inconvenience caused to citizens, the CoWIN system will introduce a four-digit security code from tomorrow, the Health Ministry has said. Concept : CoWIN is a national platform for digital ecosystem to be used to effectively roll […]
MOUNT SINABUNG Subject : Geography Context :Recently, the Mount Sinabung has erupted again and belching a massive column of volcanic ash and smoke 3,000 metres (3 km) into the sky. Concept : Mount Sinabung It is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene stratovolcano of andesite and dacite. It is located in the Karo plateau of Karo Regency, […]
VACCINE DELIVERY BY DRONES Subject :Sciecne & tech Context : The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) & Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted conditional exemption to the Government of Telangana for conducting experimental Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone flights for delivery of vaccines. Concept : Exemption from Unmanned Aircraft […]
NSAIDS Subject : Science & tech Context : The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, does not lead to higher rates of death or severe disease in patients who are hospitalised with Covid-19, according to a new observational study of more than 72,000 people in the UK published in The […]