Water, power cuts and neglect are taking their toll on South Africa’s top hospitals
Most were built over 50 years ago and have been poorly maintained; crumbling infrastructure results in flooding, sewage leaks, lack of water, …
Fifth edition of national bio-entrepreneurship competition launched
Over 30 industry and investment partners come forward to support bio-entrepreneurship in India through this competition
The problem for biosimilars
Reliance Life Sciences won a case against Roche, 4 years after the MNC sued to stave off challenge to a hit breast cancer drug
Improving women's well-being needs more than access to free healthcare: study
Data from one of the largest state-funded health insurance scheme in India shows gender disparity continued even where free hospital care was provided
COVID-19 derailed universal health coverage in Africa, flags report
There have been signs of progress, but they have been slow, the report said
Developed nations should invest in healthcare of poorer countries: WHO
The Addis Ababa conference from July 13 to July 16 will also pave the way for the new set of Sustainable Development Goals
Plateful of pain
Climate change will make the disease burden more complex. Breakthroughs may help the affluent, but the poor will not have access to even basic …
COVID-19: Examining theories for Africa’s low death rates
Africa accounts for 17% of global population, but only 3.5% of the reported global COVID-19 deaths
Why is private healthcare opposing the Clinical Establishments Act?
Enforcing the act is troublesome as health is a state subject and states are succumbing to the pressure of the private healthcare sector, driven …
Is India's healthcare future ready? What does Economic Survey 2020-21 point at
Failure of the existing healthcare system suggests that there is a need to rethink health policy
Patients pay for high margins of pharma firms
Patients in India end up paying more for medicines and all kinds of treatment as prevailing conditions do not allow the market to function …
What Tanzania’s COVID-19 vaccine reluctance means for its citizens and the world
Only a few months into the pandemic, the president declared Tanzania COVID-free following three days of national prayers. The argument was that …
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority's efforts to reign in the private healthcare sector have been scuttled once again. Who is to be blamed?
Inequality in health indicators on the rise in India: Economic Survey
The Economic Survey says that progress in healthcare has been slower than other countries equal in progress and GDP per capita
शासन मायने रखता है : कोविड-19 महामारी ने यही दिखाया
भारत के लिए वायरस नहीं बल्कि यह सच्चाई एक शर्मिंदगी की वजह है कि हम सामान्य समय में भी स्वास्थ्य सेवाएं उपलब्ध कराने के लिए ...
कोविड-19 : आधी दुनिया रोजाना की नियमित प्राथमिक स्वास्थ्य सेवाएं देने में सक्षम नहीं है
महामारी को एक साल से ज्यादा का वक्त हो गया, लेकिन अभी भी ज्यादातर देशों में अन्य स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं को कमजोर करते हुए सिर्फ ...
Can activism check Big Pharma’s profit motives?
As prices of life-saving drugs skyrocket, people from diverse fields are getting together to fight Big Pharma
South-East Asian nations commit to making medicines accessible to all
A ‘Delhi Declaration’ was signed by 11 countries of the region with an aim to make healthcare affordable and accessible to its 2 …
Digital dispensaries: How district mineral foundations help healthcare in Odisha
Patients in mining-affected districts can connect to far-away doctors via Internet
Congress manifesto promises jobs, welfare steps
Five focus areas include: Unemployment, poverty, farm distress, access to quality education and healthcare
COVID-19 effect: Healthcare costs push over half billion into extreme poverty
A wide gap in affordable healthcare access, combined with reduced income can exacerbate crisis
Indian public sector health facilities, workers should lead the fight against AMR
Both are important links across sectors; they should unleash their full impact on the life of the common man for curtailment of AMR.
Cluster headache is more than ‘just a headache’ — but is often misdiagnosed
Cluster headache is often misdiagnosed as migraine, sinusitis or dental problems
World doesn't have enough oncologists to treat rising cancer patients in Africa
The continent currently has 3,913 cancer specialists but 50% more will be needed to treat more than 2 lakh new cancer cases
UNCTAD awards investment panels of Costa Rica, Korea, the Netherlands for boosting healthcare
The investment promotion agencies were recognised for promoting new investment in health infrastructure, helping manufacture medical devices, …