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May 23, 2018
Lancet study ranks India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality; Assam, UP score lowest in statesIt said that Goa and Kerala had the highest scores in 2016, each exceeding 60 points, whereas Assam and Uttar Pradesh had the lowest, each below 40.
Dec 09, 2017
Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh loses license: Delhi government's excessive action does more harm than goodWhether Max Hospital's error of declaring a baby dead while he was still alive warrants closing down the facility is open to debate. The action against could be excessively harsh.
Aug 19, 2017
New pharma policy will make drugs cheaper but accessibility remains a concernAccording 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.
Aug 16, 2017
Gorakhpur tragedy proves there's urgent need to standardise quality healthcare across the countryThe number of children who died at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital was lesser in 2017 than it was in 2016, a panel of doctors from Delhi has said in its interim report.
May 28, 2016
India is key to the WHO's call for a leprosy-free EarthEarlier this year, the WHO unveiled a new anti-leprosy strategy, with a 2020 deadline and targets that will compel India to get moving on leprosy again.
Feb 26, 2016
Private hospitals charge four times more than government ones: National surveyThe treatment in private hospitals is four times costlier than public facilities, this reflects challenges India faces in providing affordable healthcare
Feb 11, 2016
Finger of 2-month old baby amputated at state-run hospital in West BengalThe 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.
Oct 19, 2015
Patients left in the lurch after only hospital for Central govt staff in Delhi shuts down surgical servicesIn 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.
Sep 19, 2015
No let up in Delhi dengue crisis as death toll mounts to 21A 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.
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!