The proposal comes amid a lukewarm reception for digital contact tracing by smartphone and ongoing concerns that devices may be used for government surveillance.
What is the most ethical way to distribute COVID-19 vaccine among nations, once an effective one is available?
An international group of ethicists on Thursday criticized the WHO's goal of distributing vaccines to treat 20 percent of each country's population.
World Population Day 2020: India need to focus on quality health care for all in the post-COVID-19 era
With the private health sector failing to provide equitable healthcare, we should consider regulations to ensure it acts in the people's interests and not in the quest for profits.
Coronavirus Outbreak: In Assam, masks made out of Gamusa become a trendy, convenient way to fight off COVID-19 threat
Every Assamese can relate to the Gamusa emotionally and therefore its use can make the fight against the dreaded virus even more people-oriented.
Senator Bernie Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, acknowledging former vice president Joe Biden is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up
Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kolkata, doctors on the frontline forced to make do with used gloves, raincoats for gowns
What entails without a proper PPE and shared by different medical professionals across the globe on social media has only triggered fear among healthcare professionals.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maruti Suzuki India will help scale up production of ventilators, masks, and protective clothing
MSIL will work with AgVa Healthcare to help increase the production capacity for ventilators in India.
Coronavirus Outbreak: From hunting bats to tearing into live chicken for pious reasons, Indians aren’t exactly new to animal pathogens
Even as India battles the Wuhan virus, it’s time to introspect on the path ahead: what happened there could happen here, too.
China owns up to 81,218 cases 3,281 deaths so far, which many nations and experts find hard to believe.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cannot build an adequate health system to respond to an emergency during an emergency’
How well the current infrastructure is ready to handle a small spike will vary from state to state.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Amazon, Bill Gates join hands to deliver test kits as Covid-19 pandemic cases soar in the US
The coronavirus pandemic has hit the US hard with over 45,000 cases and over 500 deaths registered.
Coronavirus Outbreak: With 61,621 inmates over 50 years lodged in 1,399 prisons, huge challenge for India to insulate jails from pandemic
The court should also proactively provide bail to undertrials unless it is necessary to send the person to judicial custody.
Research found a part in the brain that controls functions like the ability to plan, control impulses, lacking.
Research has shown that some individuals carry variants of genes that risk them developing Alzheimer’s in life.
Maintaining physical, social and mental health is a key part of reducing dementia risk, and thereby, Alzheimer's.
In India alone, more than 4 million people suffer from some sort of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.
Profiteering from pain? As Centre relaxes opioid laws, country's cash-fed healthcare system may be ripe for misuse
As India flirts with liberalising access to painkillers, government surveys show addiction to prescription opioids is on the rise.
Resident Doctors' Association to go on 24-hour nationwide strike against 'draconian' National Medical Commission Bill today
On 29 July, the Lok Sabha had passed a Bill that seeks to create National Medical Commission in place of Medical Council of India (MCI) with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan terming it as an "anti-vested interests Bill" which will be remembered as one of the greatest reforms brought by the Narendra Modi government.
Enhancing delivery of quality health care: Biomedical engineers act as a bridge between modern medicine, engineering
From the concept to market reach and clinical trials, biomedical engineers are part of the health care ecosystem contributing to meeting the SDGs, especially universal health coverage.
The private health care sector is responsible for the majority of healthcare in India, and most healthcare expenses are paid directly out of pocket by patients and their families.