Seeking "highest possible level of good health" through preventive and promotive care, the Centre today put the draft of the new National Health Policy in the public domain to receive suggestions from various stakeholders.
Health ATMs, automatic kiosk-type diagnostic centres and urine analysers would be among the several new health care innovations, whose introduction would be discussed at a special meet to be held in the capital Wednesday.
Prevention is better than cure. This saying does not seem to hold good for Indians as far as health care is concerned with only around 10 percent of adults opting for vaccines to reduce the threat of common diseases.
With over 50 lakh pilgrims set to visit Puri for `Nabakalebar` of the presiding deities of Sri Jagannath temple, the Centre on Sunday said efforts were on to put in place better health care facilities in the seaside pilgrim town before the mega festival next year.
President Barack Obama today sought to head off a growing furor over veterans` health care, deploring allegations of misconduct at hospitals for military veterans and warning that his administration will not tolerate it.
Expensive experimental tests often prescribed by physicians may soon become things of the past as scientists have now come closer to creating an in silico replica of the human body that would enable the virtual testing of bespoke treatments.