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India Healthcare


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March 05, 2020 10:48 am

Jharkhand bureaucrat’s decision reminds middle class of need to affirm its stakes in public amenities.

Govt publishes policy for treatment of rare diseases

January 14, 2020 3:29 am

The policy also intends to kick-start a registry of rare diseases that Indian Council of Medical Research will maintain.

A mobile app that helps govt doctors, nurses to monitor the health of pregnant women

October 07, 2019 3:30 am

The administration has opened a six-bed "Prityasha" (meaning hope) ward, which provides free of cost specialised care to such pregnant women who face high risks.

Losing the golden hour

August 03, 2019 7:00 am

What does it say about health care if even celebrities don’t get critical first aid?

Healthcare system hanging on hospital insurance without foundation of primary care is unsustainable

April 09, 2019 7:19 am

Notwithstanding the divergent approaches of the BJP and the Congress to health system development, there is room for ensuring that the elected government adopts a balanced approach based on evidence and sets pathways that will help build, in the long term, a sustainable, equitable and affordable health system.

Swachh Bharat Mission playing central role in creating healthy India: PM Narendra Modi

June 07, 2018 12:58 pm

Modi also discussed the success of Jan Aushadhi Yojana and government schemes for cardiac stents and knee implants. He said that these schemes have helped in reducing the financial burden on the poor and middle class by ensuring affordable healthcare to every Indian

India ranks 145th among 195 countries in healthcare, disparity among states

May 25, 2018 7:33 am

Goa and Kerala had the highest scores in 2016, both over 60, whereas Assam and Uttar Pradesh had the lowest, both below 40.

Heal thyself

December 12, 2015 12:31 am

A new study underlines the high cost of the failure to contain out-of-pocket expenses for healthcare in India

Lancet Report: On healthcare, India worst among BRICS countries

December 11, 2015 5:11 am

The researchers have claimed that it’s disturbing that country has failed to adequately protect its citizens against financial risks associated with health costs.

Spending won’t make it better

March 19, 2014 9:47 am

Raised budgets are no guarantee of improved healthcare.