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Sep 29, 2018
Earthquake, tsunami hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island killing 48 in Palu; city airport closed after damage to runwayIndonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and is regularly hit by earthquakes.
Sep 23, 2018
Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme today: All you need to know about 'largest healthcare programme'The ambitious Ayushman Bharat scheme aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10.74 crore poor families for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.
Aug 21, 2018
Primary health centres across India fall short by 24-38% of medical personnel, reveals CAG reportThere is a 24%-38% shortfall in the availability of medical personnel at primary health centres, sub centres, and community health centres in 28 states/union territories of India, according to the latest audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
Aug 17, 2018
Kerala floods leave several hospitals in disarray; many surgeries cancelled, doctors fear health crisis may worsenIn the districts of Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur and Alappuzha in Kerala, functioning of many hospitals has been severely crippled.
Jun 28, 2018
No medicines, doctors or staff: A Faizabad primary health centre that is located in the middle of a forestA dilapidated building in the middle of a heavily wooded forest may sound like the beginning of a horror movie, but for the residents of Faizabad’s Ramdaspur village, this building is their first point of contact for basic healthcare. The already defunct primary health sub-centre is made even more inaccessible through its location.
Jun 19, 2018
Google's Medical Brain team uses AI to predict patient's health and even death riskAccording to Google, its AI is much better and faster at predicting death than hospitals
Jun 06, 2018
Lessons from Rajasthan: State's BSBY scheme can provide blueprint for effective implementation of Ayushman BharatThe planners behind Ayushman Bharat can learn from what has worked, and not quite worked, in Rajasthan to ensure that it offers a realistic insurance cover.
May 28, 2018
Delhi hospitals can't 'hold hostage' bodies of patients for non-payment of dues, says draft advisoryPrivate hospitals in the capital "cannot hold hostage" bodies of patients, who have died during treatment there, a draft Delhi government advisory states.
May 09, 2018
Private Healthcare in India Part III: Enforcing Clinical Establishment Act, capping drug costs can help regulate, reduce hospital billsClinical Establishment Act requires the Centre to set a range of rates for healthcare services. But neither the central nor any state govt has done so.
May 08, 2018
Private Healthcare in India Part II: Govt caps price of medicine, stents, consumables but industry finds way around it"It is clear that for higher margins, doctors/hospitals preferred prescribing and dispensing non-scheduled branded medicines instead of scheduled medicines ..(that) are supposed to cover all essential medicines," the report said.