The consignment includes N-95 equivalent masks, face shields, gloves, goggles, and full-length PPE attire, a media release said.
The project will take time to get off the ground however, with the first African-finished vaccines not expected before 2022.
At the villages, Kharela and Nota in Jhansi, all residents, who are eligible for the vaccine, have been administered the first dose, authorities said on Tuesday.
Two vaccine doses given to police personnel successful in preventing 95 per cent COVID deaths: ICMR study
The study, presented by NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul, was conducted in Tamil Nadu to see the vaccine effectiveness in preventing COVID-19 deaths.
The research, published in the ACS Infectious Diseases journal on Thursday, showed the vaccine formulations by IISc-incubated biotech start-up Mynvax triggered a strong immune response in mice.
As city hospitals increase infrastructure to combat the third wave, city doctors advise staggered opening of marketplaces and continuing with the work from home routine.
The Yediyurappa Cabinet on Thursday approved a slew of incentives to encourage more oxygen manufacturing units to counter a possible shortage of the life-saving commodity.
The rotational training programme began on July 12 and was done in three batches over three days.
The technique also succeeded in stopping viral replication in samples of so-called "variants of concern" such as Alpha.
COVID: Lambda variant is now in 29 countries, but what evidence do we have that it's more dangerous?
Of the eight confirmed cases of lambda in the UK, most have been linked to overseas travel.
Monoclonal antibodies made news as a treatment for COVID-19 when they were given to then US President Donald Trump in November last year after he tested positive for the disease.
If we deploy the hitherto under-utilised social vaccine effectively now, we can hope to mitigate the impact of more infectious, vaccine-resistant viral variants in a third wave
Gavi, the vaccine partnership playing a leading role in COVAX, announced that it would buy 110 million doses from Sinopharm and Sinovac between now and October.
Dr SK Sarin, director of ILBS, said the facility is equipped with relevant infrastructure and skills, and has already been conducting whole genome sequencing for other viruses.
Bereavement Companionship Programme: To help families, friends cope with numbing grief, sense of loss
The idea is for the communities and neighbourhoods to build capacity to support members in grief and strengthen the current informal bereavement support system in Kerala.