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The Union Budget : Should be a “Health-quake” for the country?

The Union Budget :Should be a “Health-quake” for the country?what the healthcare sector is expecting from budget which will be presented on February 1? With a majority in Lok Sabha, the Modi Government can amend the constitution to make health a fundamental human right (on the same grounds like the 1948 WHO Constitution) and commit […]

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Healthcare sectors expectations from Budget?

The healthcare spending may increase to 2.5% of the GDP by 2025.Do you know what the healthcare sector is expecting from Union Budget?Budget 2020-21 will be presented on February 1. Meena Ganesh, MD & CEO, Portea Medical, India’s leading consumer healthcare brand: India has one of the lowest spending on healthcare globally. While it was […]

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The power of health – “Health is Wealth”

The World Health Organisation defines health as a state of physical, mental and social well-being; not merely as the absence of disease or infirmity. We need to take a holistic approach towards health. We abuse most that which we receive free and our body is one such outstanding entity. We realise the value of health […]

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Rare disease-right to hope

Life is all about changes and change is part of life. While only change is constant, one cannot imagine the effects of change immediately and may not see. Only the end result of any activity or event decides whether, it was a good  or bad CHANGE. Change is also perceptional and perception depends upon ones […]

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Illegal human organ harvesting -A booming industry  in China?

In the past few years, China has emerged as a tourist centre for organ transplantation at international level. Thousands of people go there for organ transplantation. But they do not know where these organs come from. It is surprising that the waiting period for organ transplantation in China is very low – only a few […]

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Delhi air pollution: What experts believe?

Post-Diwali, Delhi’s air quality remained “very poor” while improving significantly over the previous year. But that, experts said, wasn’t really a reason to cheer, with weather conditions greatly aiding the air quality, while systemic issues remain. As per the National Air Quality Index, which the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) maintains, the worst air quality […]

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As Delhi chokes, schools take measures to combat air pollution

As the air quality in Delhi NCR has deteriorated further the environment pollution authorities have ( prevention & control) declared a public health emergency. It has banned the bursting of crackers during the winter season. Schools in Delhi are taking precautionary measures to combat air pollution. These include not holding early morning assembly sessions, installing […]

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Breathe safe this Diwali

Diwali is a ‘festival of lights’ and a time to celebrate the victory of good over evil and spreading happiness among people. The lighting up of the homes with ‘diyas’; the decorative ‘rangolis’ that adorn our doorsteps, and the joyous gathering of friends and family are keenly awaited aspects of Diwali festivities. As we prepare […]

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e-PPP model: A way to boost up the rural healthcare system in India

Effective primary health care is one of the purposes of sustainable development for health care outcome1. The quality of service is the basic concern to access the effective primary healthcare. Qualified doctors and health workers are limited in rural areas of India2. In rural areas health care quality mainly varies due to absenteeism of qualified […]

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