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India ranks 145 out of 195 countries in healthcare access

An analysis published in The Lancet also finds wide disparities across states Healthcare access in India has become better between 1990 and 2016 but the...

Increased Govt spending in health key to UHC: JAMA

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...

India firmly committed to universal health coverage: Nadda

Health minister J P Nadda talks about Ayushman Bharat in his address to the World Health Assembly Health minister J P Nadda reiterated India's commitment...

At World Health Assembly in Geneva, all eyes will be on...

The 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week with a "triple billion" agendaThe 71st World Health Assembly opens in Geneva next week...

7 yrs on, India has not taken even a single step...

Universal Health Coverage is the theme of this World Health Day More than seven years have passed since the High Level Expert Group of...

Ahead of World Health Day, WHO calls upon governments in SE...

This year, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the theme of World Health Day that is observed on April 7 With Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as...

Poor in India have made “living wills” for ages, not by...

When the Supreme Court delivered its landmark "living will" judgement earlier this month it too was acutely conscious of this reality What started 45 years...

Shortage of pathologists affecting care levels in low, middle income countries

Pathology services are central to the detection, treatment and monitoring of infectious diseases Pathology is the cornerstone of modern medicine, ensuring that patients are correctly...

Budget commitment to universal health coverage, prevention lauded

The Union Budget's healthcare focus has received a thumbs up from the industry with doctors and insurance companies lauding the decision to roll out...

Rs 2K cr allocation for health protection scheme raises hopes for...

For the first time since the grandiose announcements - first in the 2016 Budget speech and then in prime minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day...

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First of its kind two day conference kicks off on Tuesday In a first of its kind conference to discuss traditional systems of medicine, experts...

Final milestone of Ayushman Bharat to be return of the GP

The general practitioner is a breed that has died out over the years The "last mile connectivity" between the two arms of Ayushman Bharat -...

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