Health Care
Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.19

Partners opt out of Ranchi health hub project

The proposed Rs 918-crore health care hub being planned in Ranchi has hit a hurdle as the chosen private partners have backed out, apparently uneasy with a clause in the tender documents that calls fo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 01.03.19

Jobs key poll issue in UP: Survey

Jobs, health care and law and order are top priorities for Uttar Pradesh voters, according to a survey conducted by two NGOs.The Association for Democratic Reforms and Uttar Pradesh Election Watch sam...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.06.19

Niti Aayog health report: Some states fared almost as badly as Afghanistan on some indicators

The Niti Aayog's Health Index report, released the same week when thousands of Indians contorted in public spaces in unified support of yoga, has some sobering figures.The report, made in assistance w...
in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

3 hospitals join scheme

Three more private hospitals have agreed to implement the Mizoram Health Care Scheme following an appeal by the state government, an official statement said on Wednesday.The three hospitals are Marala...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Health  /  Published 18.12.18

U-turn on fund for kids with rare diseases

The Union health ministry has cited bureaucratic barriers and high costs to renege on its pledge to help treat patients, mostly children, with rare and expensive-to-treat diseases through a Rs 100-cro...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 22.12.19

‘Fake’ claim slur on Mizoram

The Non-Governmental Hospital Association of Mizoram, an umbrella organisation of all private hospitals in the state, on Sunday slammed the state government for allegedly making a false claim that 16 ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.19

3 in fray for Ranchi's Medico City

Three medical institutions have evinced interest in Medico City, the proposed Rs 918-crore healthcare hub, that is coming up at Itki block of Ranchi.According to National Health Mission (Jharkhand) MD...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

Youth Cong slams govt over scheme

The Youth Congress on Thursday slammed the state government for alleged inconvenience to patients after empanelment of some private hospitals was suspended for failing to implement the Mizoram State H...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 29.09.19

IMA seeks tax funding of health care

The Indian Medical Association, the country’s largest body of doctors, on Sunday batted for universal health care directly funded by tax revenues instead of the insurance-based model through which t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.11.18

The problem with probiotics

Even before the microbiome craze — the hope that the bacteria in your gut holds the key to good health — people were ingesting cultures of living microorganisms to treat a host of conditions. Thes...
By Aaron E. Carroll / NYTNS


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