Current Affairs 28th July, 2015: 28th July is the World Hepatitis Day

Current Affairs 28th July, 2015: 28th July is the World Hepatitis Day

Ashish Bahuguna Appointed as Chairman of Food Safety Regulator FSSSAI

28.07.2015: Food Safety Regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India appointed Ashish Bahuguna as the Chairman.  He succeeds K Chandramouli who retired in January this month.  Bhanu Pratap Sharma who was the health secretary was given the interregnum charge.  Ashish is from IAS 1978 batch of Rajasthan Cadre. 

Swati Maliwal is the New Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women

28.07.2015: The new chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women is Swati Maliwal.  Her appointment is approved by Najeeb Jung, Lt Governor.  She succeeded Barkha Singh.  Kejriwal Janta Samwad is handled by  Swati Maliwal. She is kindred with Kejriwal since  India against Corruption days.

P Hariharan, Physicist Passed Away

28.07.2015: Dr Parameswaran Hariharan an eminent physicist passed away at the age of 89 in California.  Joseph Fraunhofer Medal of Optical Society of America, Thomas Young Medal of Institute of Physics, London and Walter Boas Medal of Australian Institute of Physics are the honors he won.

Mexico won the CONCACAF Gold Cup Football Tournament

28.07.2015: CONCACAF Gold cup football tournament 2015 is won by Mexico time.  The team defeated Jamaica in the final match. This is the seventh time that the team won the title.  Mexico entered the final  by defeating Panama in the semi final.

Malaria Vaccine Approved by European Medicines Agency

28.07.2015: Mosquirix, the first Malaria vaccine in the world is approved by London based European Medicines Agency.  World Health Organization is presently testing the vaccines and its recommendations are expected in this November.  Around 600,000 people are being killed in the world due to malaria.  The vaccine is expected to treat African children in the coming years.

28th July is the World Hepatitis Day

28.07.2015: The world is celebrating 28th July as World Hepatitis Day.  The day is observed to spread awareness about the viral to diagnose, prevent and treat Hepatitis.  Hepatitis kills nearly 1.4 million people every year.  World Hepatitis day is the 8th official global public health campaigns of World Health Organization.  Five types of hepatitis are A, B, C, D and E.