'Kill Corona' campaign in MP can help fight COVID-19, but will it reverse spike in Bhopal, Gwalior-Chambal belt?
With three of six districts in election-bound Gwalior-Chambal belt recording over 100% growth in COVID-19 cases, it will be a major challenge for Chouhan govt to campaign and organise elections without creating new hotspots
Delhi HC comes to the rescue of a boy eligible under two public health schemes but covered by neither
The case highlights the plight of many families who are left in the lurch between conflicting health schemes that fail to provide for them.
Study finds high incidence of liver disease in Delhi: Here's how public health initiatives could help
Involving 7,624 people between 2018-19, the study found that 35.5% of those tested had a form of liver fibrosis.
UP government is in the process of finalising the state's first-ever state health policy and it is likely to be notified in the next three months.
According to the newly proposed draft national pharmaceutical policy, the government plans to cap trade margins to make drugs cheaper, replace brand names with names of salts or generic drugs, clamp down on unfair marketing practices and give a boost to local manufacturing to reduce dependence on imports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday indicated that his government may bring in a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe generic medicines, which are cheaper than equivalent branded drugs, to patients.
The central government’s spending on health has been changing structurally over the past two decades, from providing only nutritional supplements, such as vitamins, to a more holistic approach, from maternal health to sanitation.
Except in rare cases, nurses are paid extremely poor salaries and are subjected to bonded conditions in most of India. It is almost a routine practice across the country to bond them for a few years at very poor salaries. To ensure that they remain bonded and silent, the hospitals retain their educational certificates.