Since 2020, unprecedented global disruptions affecting lives, livelihoods, and business, have impacted India in equal measure, if not more – across various areas, including the pharma industry. If there is one change that is creating a snowballing effect, is the … Continue reading
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To Reduce Disease Burden India Launches A New Study On Access to Affordable Drugs
As India is struggling hard to come out of economic meltdown, and more – while navigating through the Covid-19 pandemic, the issue of reducing the National Disease Burden (NDP) with comprehensive measures resurfaces. According to a World Bank study, with ’17.5% … Continue reading
Sharper Focus On Vaccine: A Huge Scope To Reduce Disease Burden In India
Several international research studies have conclusively established that the aggressive application of nationally recommended prevention activities could significantly reduce the burden of disease in several areas. Immunization or vaccination program is one such critical areas. Several ailments, which used to … Continue reading
Immunization Still Remains A Low-Budget Neglected Area In India
Although India is a leading producer and exporter of vaccines, the country has the greatest number of deaths among children under 5, and the majority are from vaccine-preventable diseases. Less than 44 percent of India’s young children receive the full … Continue reading
Pragmatic intervention of all the states for Preventive Healthcare could significantly reduce the burden of disease of ‘We, the People of India’.
Overall disease pattern in India is showing a perceptible shift from the age old ‘Infectious Diseases’ to ‘Non-infectious Chronic Illnesses’. As reported by IMS, incidence of chronic ailments in India has increased from 23% in 2005 to 26% in 2009. … Continue reading
National Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) prevention program of the government needs a new thrust to contain the burden of disease in India.
The disease pattern in India is showing a perceptible shift from the age old ‘Infectious Diseases’ to ‘Non-infectious Chronic Illnesses’. As reported by IMS, incidence of chronic ailments in India has increased from 23 percent in 2005 to 26 percent … Continue reading
‘Prevention is better than cure’: Such a healthcare policy focus could effectively reduce the disease burden in India
First National Health Policy was passed by the Parliament of India in 1983 and was last updated in 2002. How much of the policy intent has seen the light of the day is anybody’s guess. Healthcare issues are not being … Continue reading