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Maha Doctors call off strike after minister assures to accept demand

Aug 09, 2014

Maha Doctors call off strike after minister assures to accept demand

The Medical Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Saturday called off their indefinite strike across the state. #India #Medicine #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Healthcare #Hospitals #doctors #MARD #indefinite strike #bond services
Chhattisgarh to offer special packages to doctors in Naxal-hit areas

Aug 08, 2014

Chhattisgarh to offer special packages to doctors in Naxal-hit areas

To overcome the acute shortage of doctors in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit regions, the state government is working on a "special package" to offer certain facilities, besides lucrative salary. #India #NewsTracker #Chhattisgarh #Healthcare #Naxals #doctors #Chhattisgarh Doctors #Naxal-hit regions
Total sanitation Why toilets alone cannot stop open defecation

Aug 05, 2014

Total sanitation Why toilets alone cannot stop open defecation

Building toilets does not mean people will use them. What India needs is for people to be taught the value of sanitation. #ConnectTheDots #Caste #Healthcare #Sanitation #Toilets #diarrhoea #open defecation
Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if its serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report

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Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

May 23, 2013

Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

The Ranbaxy saga of fraud and greed goes beyond that. In India, it shows how our regulators too have failed us. #TheLongView #Health #Drugs #Ranbaxy #Healthcare #Pharma
Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Apr 10, 2013

Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

In a substantive paper published today in the journal Nature Reviews, a group of authors from Singapore, the USA and Brazil evaluate the cost of cancer medication in low and middle income countries. #WhyNow #Cancer #Healthcare #Diabetes #Novartis #glivec #Merck #Dabur Pharma

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Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Aug 29, 2014

Which Of Many Possible iWatches Or iWearables Will Apple Debut On Sept. 9?

The first iWatch will be expensive and not transcendently useful. It will not be subsidized by healthcare providers, but by rich consumers...
Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Aug 26, 2014

Five Best Ideas of the Day: August 26

1. “This is a reflection of long-standing and growing inequalities of access to basic systems of healthcare delivery.” –Partners in Health co-founder Paul Farmer on the Ebola outbreak. By Democracy Now! 2. Despite commitments to the contrary, elite c... #Paul Farmer #Afghanistan #Iraq
Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Aug 26, 2014

Obama tells American Legion he's working to regain veterans' trust

President Obama said Tuesday that he is working to “regain the trust” of the nation’s veterans by improving their access to quality healthcare and education as he struggles to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department of Veterans ... #Paul Farmer #Afghanistan #Iraq