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DRDO’s ayurvedic drug for leucoderma attracts global buyers

DNDEL14208 | 1/13/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :315 | Health

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In the recently held International Arogya Festival 2017 in Delhi, conducted by the Ministry of Ayush, many international pharmaceutical companies showed a keen interest in the drug created by a DRDO scientist that helps cure leucoderma. Owing to this, and encouraged by local demand for herbal medicines, the government is also putting out all stops to tab the global market too.
Lack of awareness, myths, and the stigma attached to leucoderma are perhaps the most pressing challenges that take a toll on the social and psychological health of patients.
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