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Jan 20, 2018
Infant dies at Delhi hospital after being given pain killer post surgery, kin alleges medical negligenceIn a case of alleged medical negligence, a four-month-old baby died at a city hospital, after being administered a pain killer injection
Jan 19, 2018
Arvind Kejriwal called for more powers to government hospitals to provide better health facilities to peopleDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday called for more powers to government hospitals to help them provide better health facilities.
Jan 19, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt may hike health spending by 11%; less than expected funds may slow disease control measuresHealth Minister JP Nadda had demanded 33% hike in health budget in order to expand vaccination coverage, free drugs distribution and to ward off a growing threat of non-communicable diseases such as cancer and diabetes which killed 60 lakh people in India in 2016
Aug 13, 2017
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: BRD Medical College was never a safe health facility for kidsWhen reports of nearly 30 children dead in 48 hours in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College and Hospital trickled in on Friday night, it proved to be yet another ghastly example of the government's ailing public healthcare system in India.
Mar 24, 2017
Devendra Fadnavis' warning to agitating doctors is unwarranted; security is a basic rightMumbai's doctors work shifts 18-hour-long shifts per day to keep the hospitals functioning. Today they are being forced to strike, not to demand things like better working conditions and infrastructure, but to merely seek basic security to do their job.
Jun 03, 2016
Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern over poor public healthcare systemMukherjee advised the students to remember what the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi had said about being the change they wanted to see in the world.
Aug 17, 2012
'Cashless, universal healthcare should be the model'Dr. Srinath Reddy, Chairman of the High Level Expert Group, discusses the importance of having universal health care.
Jun 06, 2012
Karnataka based org tracks patients' SMSes on truant doctorsGetting to a doctor in a city in India can be fairly simple, however in rural parts of the country, medical care can be ...