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'Pvt health insurers cover more people, lag in premium'

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:48

"However, in terms of premium it is the other way round as public insurance companies account for maximum share of over 61 percent in premium arising out of health insurance," it added.

Citibank to offer specialised health insurance services

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:49

Citibank India, a leading wealth management services provider, along with Apollo Munich will offer healthcare solutions to its affluent and high networth clients.

Pharma sales in India to touch $27 bn by 2016: Deloitte

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 16:54

Pharmaceutical sales in India are expected to rise by 14.4 per cent to USD 27 billion in 2016 from last year, but the life sciences and health care industry is up against challenges such as quality management and meeting global standards, says a report.

Health insurance premium may cross Rs 32K cr by 2016-17: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 12:46

While the public sector insurance companies garner maximum share of health insurance premium to the tune of 61.5 percent in India, private health insurers account for just 38.5 percent, it said.

'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.

Responsibility will be fixed: PM on ex-CJI`s death in hospital

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 09:14

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured the family of Justice JS Verma that responsibility will be fixed in case it is proved that the former Chief Justice of India died due to medical negligence.

Pakistani youth can run again, courtesy Delhi hospital

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 18:12

Mohd Yaseen, a 22-year-old from Pakistan, had given up on playing football following a knee ligament injury two months back.

Govt to empanel 70 new hospitals, labs in CGHS; may lower rates

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 16:02

Beneficiaries under the Central Government Health Scheme will soon have many more healthcare service options to choose from in the national capital region.

India still has great distance to cover in health sector, says Mukherjee

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 20:58

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday the nation still has a great distance to go in ensuring proper health care systems to its population.

Indians deficient in Vitamin D

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 14:31

Despite ample sunlight, people in India are deficient in Vitamin D which is leading to problems like weaker bones among the population, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Economic Survey 2013: Plan outlay for health up by 13.9% at Rs 30,477 cr

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 21:03

Giving priority to the health services sector, the government increased the plan outlay by 13.9 percent to Rs 30,477 crore in financial year 2012-13, Economic Survey on Wednesday said.

Drug Controller to finalise compensation for death, injury in clinical trials

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 17:57

Pharmaceutical firms conducting clinical trial of drugs in India will no longer be able to get away with meagre and arbitrary payment of compensation in case of injury or death of subjects of trials.