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ICMR awarded international Kochon Prize

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (ICMR), the research body of the ministry, has been awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017 for its contribution to the national programme in research.

The ICMR through its Consortium has accelerated the efforts for research and development on the in the country, said a statement from the council.

The consortium is working with public and private institutes, to guide the country's research efforts towards the development of point-of-care diagnostics, shorter treatment regimens and an effective vaccine for

The Kochon Prize is given by the Kochon Foundation, a non-profit foundation registered in the Republic of Korea. It comprises an award of USD 65,000.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 00:20 IST