According to the estimates of the health ministry, every year about 2.2 lakh new patients of End Stage Renal Disease get added in India, resulting in additional demand for 3.4 crore dialysis sittings every year.
On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed rape victim ‘Miss X’ to abort her 24-week-old foetus. ABANTIKA GHOSH outlines the provisions of the law that required the intervention of the country’s top court to save a life.
As per the Roy Chaudhury committee, this umbrella body “will serve as the central body providing oversight over medical professionals and their practice, with the overall objective to protect the interest of the doctor, patient and the general public”.
The Guwahati declaration, which will be the cornerstone of NEDA’s electoral outings, will resolve to give the Northeast its due in view of its strategic importance in the NDA’s Act East policy and firm up the poll platform for the anti-Congress alliance.