ISLAMABAD: A medication for has been claimed as a ‘breakthrough nutritional innovation’ by the producers. According to a press release, Ferozsons Laboratories Ltd has partnered with PanTheryx Inc an innovative US life science company, to launch DiaResQ sachets. Ferozsons claims its product is a breakthrough nutritional innovation for diarrhoea relief in children and adults. The company said in its press release that its product was included among the world’s 30 leading healthcare innovations that show promise in transforming global health by 2030, in the “Reimagining Global Health, Innovation Countdown 2030” report, produced by PATH, and supported by Bill & Amp; Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway. DiaResQ gives physicians an option for a highly effective nature-based treatment of diarrhoea, a disease that according to the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey claims around 53,000 lives of children under the age of five annually.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 20th, 2018.