‘India is in the endgame of COVID,’ announced the union health minister of India, just in the last month – March 08, 2021. Although, it was then clearly known to medical fraternity that today’s Covid vaccines won’t be magic bullets against rapidly … Continue reading
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Emerging Role of Digital Pathology in Cancer
Dear readers, an unlocked door awaiting all of us with tons of opportunities as we log out of 2017 and log in to 2018. Let’s grab those, bringing changes and smile in many lives. Happy New Year Cancer is now … Continue reading
Does Healthcare Feature In Raisina Hill’s To-Do List?
At the Capitol Hill, while addressing the joint session of the United States Congress, on June 08, 2016, our Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi well articulated the following, in his inimitable style: “My to-do list is long and ambitious. It … Continue reading
Pharma & Healthcare: Where The Healers Turn Looters?
Two news reports of the last week, though no longer shocking, made me think exactly the same way as the headline of this article epitomizes. These reports are not just two isolated instances, but an integral part of a similar … Continue reading
With Free Medicines In, Would The New Government Revisit ‘Universal Health Coverage’ Soon?
Friday last, the new Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan reportedly announced that the his ministry would soon start work on distributing free medicines through public hospitals across the country. For this purpose the Minister would soon call a meeting of the … Continue reading
Is Fraud or Negligence in Drug Quality Standards Not a Fraud on Patients?
As we know, a substance is called a drug when it has scientifically proven and well documented efficacy and safety profile to reduce both mortality and morbidity of patients. Any fraud or negligence in the drug quality standards, for whatever … Continue reading
A Ten Step Strategy Prescribed
In India, there are various hurdles to address the healthcare issues in a comprehensive way. Though, these do not seem to be insurmountable, the country needs a clear time-bound grand strategy to squarely address this vexing concern, which also has its … Continue reading
Hysteria on Corporate Lobbying in India
The ‘hysteria’ on ‘Corporate Lobbying’ influencing the key policy decisions of India, reverberated in the corridors of power of the Indian Parliament last week with consequent media attraction and triggering a raging public debate. On Monday, December 10, 2012 the Upper … Continue reading