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India short of 500,000 doctors, bodies on shoulders reminders of health crisis

India is short of nearly 500,000 doctors, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) norm of 1:1,000 population, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of government data.

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

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

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.