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Private hospitals charge four times more than government ones: National survey

Feb 26, 2016

Private hospitals charge four times more than government ones: National survey

The treatment in private hospitals is four times costlier than public facilities, this reflects challenges India faces in providing affordable healthcare #Health #Healthcare #Healthcare in India #government hospitals #private hospital
Finger of 2-month old baby amputated at state-run hospital in West Bengal

Feb 11, 2016

Finger of 2-month old baby amputated at state-run hospital in West Bengal

The amputation of finger of a 2 month old baby at a state-run hospital in Asansol in Burdwan district last week triggered disciplinary action by state health department with three medical officials of the hospital suspended last night. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Healthcare in India #baby #Medical care #hospital #Neglilence
Patients left in the lurch after only hospital for Central govt staff in Delhi shuts down surgical services

Oct 19, 2015

Patients left in the lurch after only hospital for Central govt staff in Delhi shuts down surgical services

In an incident that has left the National Capital red-faced, the only hospital serving scores of Central government employees, pensioners and their families has kept its surgical wing shut for the past three weeks. #HowThisWorks #India #New Delhi #Healthcare #Healthcare in India #Central Government Health Scheme #Central government employees
No let up in Delhi dengue crisis as death toll mounts to 21

Sep 19, 2015

No let up in Delhi dengue crisis as death toll mounts to 21

A 38-year-old dengue patient died allegedly due to medical negligence, taking the death toll in Delhi to 21, as hospitals across the capital remained flooded with people down with the mosquito-borne fever, prompting the city government to order conversion of 55 dispensaries into 'Fever and Dengue Clinics' from Monday. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Healthcare in India #Dengue #mosquitoes #AAP government #dengue crisis #Dengue in Delhi
Howrah, best in healthcare! Where did that come from?

Feb 25, 2013

Howrah, best in healthcare! Where did that come from?

A visit to the hospitals in Howrah could turn out to be a harrowing experience with its crumbling infratructure and limited resources. That is, if you reach one on time! #WhyNow #Cities #Healthcare in India #Howrah #India Today Survey
Novartis vs India: the case that could change cheap medicine

Aug 20, 2012

Novartis vs India: the case that could change cheap medicine

Western firms see huge potential in India's rapidly growing economy but are wary of lax protection for intellectual property. They argue India is failing to recognise valuable medical innovation. #BigStory #Supreme Court #Novartis AG #patents #Healthcare in India
Why going to the doctor is the great Indian nightmare

Mar 30, 2012

Why going to the doctor is the great Indian nightmare

Getting medical care remains a profoundly anxiety-producing experience for most of us: from finding the right doctor to getting the right diagnosis, and therefore the right care. Is it so surprising then that we are more likely to die of diseases like cancer? #India #Cancer #ThisIndianLife #Healthcare in India #HealthMatters #Oncology
Working for a foreign bank in India? You won't like this

Jan 26, 2012

Working for a foreign bank in India? You won't like this

Citigroup, HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays are slashing jobs in their Indian operations at the fastest pace since the 2008 global credit crisis amid slowing operations. #Citigroup Inc. #HSBC #Barclays #Healthcare in India #Union Bank Of India #Grant Thorton #state-run banks #real estate industry
27 Delhi hospitals are AMRIs in waiting

Dec 09, 2011

27 Delhi hospitals are AMRIs in waiting

Twenty seven hospitals in Delhi are not equipped to tackle AMRI-like fire accidents, where 88 people were left dead in Kolkata today. #Delhi #All India Institute of Medical Sciences #Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital #Healthcare in India #Maulana Azad Medical College #Kolkata fire