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Sep 28, 2018
Narendra Modi's dissolution of Medical Council of India was necesary to usher in radical changes in healthcareNarendra Modi's plan to dissolve the Medical Council of India (MCI) was so confidential that people in the council did not even see it coming
Jun 21, 2018
India's per capita expenditure on healthcare among lowest in the world; govt spends as little as Rs 3 per day on each citizenIndia's expenditure on public healthcare per capita per year is Rs 1112, less than the cost of a single consultation at the country’s top private hospitals.
Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: Centre announces National Health Protection Scheme, initiative to benefit 50 crore peopleThe Centre on Thursday announced the world's largest government funded health care programme, aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.
May 25, 2017
Narendra Modi stresses on need to make medical treatments affordable for allArray
Mar 24, 2017
Why India's timid system is proving to be a big challenge for Modi's audacious reform pathThe system needs to define the real problem and makes independent choices of its own. Otherwise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to usher in reforms will be waylaid by the same lobbies that have been holding back the progress
Mar 19, 2017
National Health Policy 2017: Medical experts deem targets unattainable, say new laws neededExperts have doubted the attainability of targets set by the National Health Policy 2017, as it avoids the task of chalking out a clear path to synergise relationship between public and private players
Mar 18, 2017
New National Health Policy overlooks health as basic human right, making it counter-intuitiveSince the right to health flows from the right to life, making the former a fundamental right in the new National Health Policy 2017 is a natural corollary.
Mar 16, 2017
National Health Policy to hike Union healthcare spending to 2.5% of GDP: JP NaddaThe National Health Policy, which was cleared by the Cabinet on Wednesday, also envisions increasing life expectancy to 70 years from 67.5 years and proposes free diagnostics and drugs at all public hospitals.