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ICMR wins 2017 Kochon Prize for TB research

ICMR wins 2017 Kochon Prize for TB researchNew Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) was on Tuesday awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017 for encouraging research and development (R&D) efforts towards tuberculosis treatment.

ICMR received the $65,000 award from the Kochon Foundation, a non-profit organisation from Korea, for establishing the India TB Research Consortium to accelerate R&D efforts in the country, a statement said.

"The TB 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 tuberclosis," it said.

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