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Monday, September 24, 2018
Doctor's Day is the birthday of Dr B C RoyDr Bidhanchandra Roy, a former chief minister of West Bengal, some say was the most famous doctor of India. That is why his birthday - and also his death anniversary...
The plan to cap profit margins, offer discounts in case of deaths could deny patients the best possible care in the first 24 hours That the temptation to resort to populist band aids for a broke health system cuts across...
Unless public financing increases to 2.5%, journey towards universal health coverage will be sluggishDays after health minister J P Nadda reiterated India's commitment to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) at the World Health Organization, one of the best known public...
India has a crippling shortage of nurses, further complicated by limited teaching facilities and brain drain The history of nursing is an epic involving service and sacrifice, trials and triumphs, achievements, ambitions and aspirations. The proud legacy has continued as nurses...
Artificial Intelligence is the next healthcare milestone. For India, on the cusp of public health history with National Health Protection Scheme, it holds many promises India plans to march into the future powered by its demographic dividend. That is why...
The new Hepatitis B vaccine schedule can be completed in one month rather than the present 6 month schedule A new Hepatitis B vaccine that was approved by the USFDA last year and has now been recommended for use in...
India's $3 bn medical tourism industry and $ 15 billion pharmaceutical exports may bear the brunt of the prime minister's international pitch for Ayushman Bharat For a country that prides itself on being the "pharmacy of the world" and counts...
As Atishi Marlena, advisor to education minister faces the axe, Medibulletin looks at a radical reform she anchored Not every country judges itself by Gross National Happiness, like Bhutan does, instead of a Gross Domestic Product. But, the search for...
Universal Health Coverage is the theme of this World Health Day More than seven years have passed since the High Level Expert Group of the erstwhile Planning Commission outlined the way ahead on India's road to Universal Health Coverage...
One-off refunds do not make regulatory success. They are more signs of systemic failure The Medanta refund to the family of the 7-year-old boy who died of dengue, at the behest of the health ministry sets a bad precedent at...

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