Serum Institute to open a centre of excellence in Hyderabad

Serum Institute of India announced establishment of a Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla Center of Excellence in Infectious Diseases and Pandemic Preparedness at Hyderabad. This center will be located at Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad.

The CoE is being set up for providing the community with a centralized location for information, resources, and support during times of public health emergencies. The center will be staffed by experienced healthcare professionals and equipped with state-of-the-art technology and resources.

The center will serve as a hub for public health education, outreach, and response efforts during outbreaks of infectious diseases. It will provide real-time information and updates on current epidemics, as well as offer resources and support for those who have been affected.

While the discussion for this center started at Minister Mr. KT Rama Rao’s meeting with Mr. Adar Poonawalla, CEO – Serum Institute of India during the World Economic Forum in Davos in May 2022, the announcement of this center was made after KTR’s virtual meeting with Mr. Adar Poonawalla.

“The opening of this Center of Excellence in Infectious Diseases and Pandemic Preparedness marks a significant step forward in our efforts to protect the health and well-being of our community. By centralizing our resources and expertise, we can ensure a quick and effective response to any public health emergency. Through this investment, I am delighted to welcome Serum Institute of India (SII), which is the largest vaccine manufacturer, to the city of Hyderabad that is regarded the vaccine capital of the world,” KTR said.

“The Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla center of Excellence in Infectious Diseases and Pandemic Preparedness will offer a variety of services. Telangana is dedicated to providing its residents with a high quality of life and a bright future,” Poonawala said.

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