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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
Gaza healthcare services on the verge of collapsing: WHO

Jul 11, 2014

Gaza healthcare services on the verge of collapsing: WHO

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported it is unable to maintain adequate stocks of medicine because of chronic outstanding debt, now amounting to more than $250 million, WHO said. #United States #World #Barack Obama #United Nations #Hamas #Israel #TheySaidIt #Benjamin Netanyahu #WHO #Ban Ki-moon #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Gaza #Airstrike #Palestinian President #Mahmud Abbas #Israel PM #Healthcare in Gaza #Palestine's Healthcare debt
What Indian SMEs want from Budget 2014

Jul 04, 2014

What Indian SMEs want from Budget 2014

SME expectations from Arun Jaitley's maiden Union Budget, scheduled to be revealed on July 10 are high. #SME #Infrastructure #GST #Healthcare #Budget 2014
Govt working on world's largest health insurance scheme based on Obamacare

Jun 30, 2014

Govt working on world's largest health insurance scheme based on Obamacare

The government is planning to bring about a "complete transformation" of the health sector and is working on the world's largest health insurance programme. #World #India #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Health #Medical insurance #Health Minister #Healthcare #Health insurance #MCI #Obamacare #AAPI #Harsh Vardhan #PM Modi #Healthy India #Swasth India

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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

Jul 28, 2014

Medicare finances improve as healthcare inflation slows, trustees say

Improvements in healthcare costs have extended the life of Medicare's main trust fund by four years, the annual report of the Social Security and Medicare trustees said Monday, a further sign of the positive effect of lower medical inflation...
Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Jul 29, 2014

VA proposes to punish 6 healthcare workers in Wyoming and Colorado

Hours after the Senate unanimously confirmed President Obama’s choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, the agency announced that it was proposing disciplinary action against six employees at VA healthcare facilities in Cheyenne,... #Barack Obama #Colorado #Wyoming
Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Jul 28, 2014

Obamacare Becomes Scapegoat for All Healthcare's Ills, Facts Be Damned

Who needs facts when you can rile up people with a loaded word like Obamacare... #Barack Obama #Colorado #Wyoming