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Economic Survey 2013-14: 'More needs to be done to give quality, affordable healthcare'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:00

The allocations for the health sector have increased over the years, it added.

Jaypee Group to invest Rs 2000 cr in hospital chain

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 21:12

Infrastructure conglomerate Jaypee Group Monday announced its foray into healthcare sector with an investment plan of Rs 2,000 crore over the next 3-4 years to establish a chain of hospitals in North India.

'India's healthcare sector to grow to $158.2 bn in 2017'

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 15:21

The healthcare sector in India will grow to USD 158.2 billion in 2017 from USD 78.6 billion in 2012, a report has said.

Unfair practices in pharma sector under CCI scanner

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 13:34

Emphasising that pricing aspects of pharmaceuticals are critical for the general public, CCI Chairman Ashok Chawla has said that some cases of probe into alleged unfair practices in this space are in the "pipeline".

'Policy, infrastructure main hurdles in Indian pharma R&D'

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 14:54

The Indian healthcare sector has tripled in size in the last decade from USD 23 billion in 2002 to USD 70 billion today.

NMC Group plans to invest Rs 500 crore in Indian healthcare sector

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 12:32

Abu Dhabi-based New Medical Centre group plans to invest Rs 500 crore in healthcare sector in India, company's Chief Executive Officer B R Shetty has said.

Healthcare providers to spend Rs 5,700 cr on IT in 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 19:56

Healthcare services providers in India are expected to spend Rs 5,700 crore on IT products and services in 2013, a growth of seven percent over 2012, research firm Gartner said Thursday.

Healthcare sector likely to hit $155 bn revenue by 2017: Report

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 10:12

Attracting strong interest from private equity funds, the healthcare industry in India is expected to reach USD 155 billion in terms of revenues by 2017, according to a study by LSI Financial Services.

15-20% of medicines sold in India are fake: FICCI

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 23:05

Painting a scary picture of the healthcare sector in the country, a FICCI committee today said that 15-20 per cent of medicines sold in India are fake.

Investments in healthcare to grow at slow pace in 2012: Fitch

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 13:24

While the healthcare sector in India will continue to secure investments in 2012, the rate of expansion will be slower on account of the "wide gap" between demand and supply, global ratings agency Fitch has said.

Fortis Healthcare names former NOL exec as COO

Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011, 11:14

Fortis Healthcare, India's group controlled by billionaire brothers Malvinder and Shivinder Singh, said it has appointed former president of APL, the container shipping arm of Neptune Orient Lines, as its chief operating officer.