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India's healthcare in dismal condition: Report

 India ranks the lowest in the world on several health indicators and a large part of the country's population has little or no access to good quality healthcare, according to a report released here Wednesday.

Apollo to acquire HMSL's pharmacy stores for about Rs 146 cr

Shares of Apollo Hospitals were trading at Rs 1,117.20 per scrip, up 0.86 per cent, in the afternoon trade on BSE.

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

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.

'Focus on technology for delivering healthcare across India'

India must focus on technology to deliver healthcare to citizens as the investment of USD 100 billion required for creating physical infrastructure across the country would be difficult to meet, Fortis Healthcare Executive Chairman Malvinder Mohan Singh on Wednesday said.

India, China favourite destinations for healthcare cos: Survey

As part of its healthcare strategy, UPS is looking at China and India, the two most populous countries with growing healthcare needs, as the major healthcare opportunity markets in Asia.

Doctor-population ratio at 1:2000 in India

Govt said there was one doctor in the country for every 2,000 population as there were six lakh active allopathic practitioners in the country.

Healthcare spending pushing millions into poverty in India: WHO

A significant chunk of Indian population --about 3.2 percent of total 1.2 billion people--will be pushed below poverty line (BPL) due to out of pocket spending in medicines and healthcare services, World Health Organisation (WHO) warned here Tuesday.