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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 00:29
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday said 39 million Indians are pushed to poverty because of ill health every year and around 30 percent in rural India did not go for any treatment due to financial constraints, as per a WHO report.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 17:54
The Health Ministry has raised serious objections to the Planning Commission's 12th Plan draft approach paper for the sector, which proposes enhanced role of the private sector in health care delivery.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 19:19
The government on Saturday said it will spend nearly two percent of GDP on health care sector.
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