State goes missing in healthcare in India; 70 percent is private

More than 70 percent of healthcare in India is provided by corporate houses as a result of which poor people are not able to afford the high cost of medical care provided by private hospitals, health experts have said.

Not mandatory for private hospitals to treat poor for free: Delhi HC

In a setback to poor patients, the Delhi High Court Monday exempted city`s four big private hospitals from the "mandatory obligation" to provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.

Not mandatory for private hospitals to treat poor for free: HC

In a setback to poor patients, the Delhi High Court Monday exempted city`s four big private hospitals from the "mandatory obligation" to provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.

Pvt hospitals, doctors join stir against AP bifurcation

Over 125 private hospitals remained closed in East Godavari district, while private doctors joined the protests against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Caught in sting operation, 10 cops suspended in UP

Ten policemen, posted in Gautam Buddha Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh, were suspended after they were caught on camera purportedly accepting commissions from private hospitals for bringing accident victims.

Delhi: Notice to 34 hospitals for not treating poor for free

Delhi Government issued notices to 34 private hospitals in city for not complying with court directive of providing free treatment to poor patients.

Kerala`s private hospitals flouting laws: Minister

Most of the private hospitals in Kerala have been found to be flouting directives of the labour department, a minister said Tuesday.

PM asks pvt hospitals to provide affordable heath care

PM Manmohan Singh today said private hospitals have an obligation to provide health care at an affordable cost.

Pvt hospitals must give affordable healthcare: PM

Manmohan Singh said private hospitals have an obligation to provide
health care at an affordable cost.

Provide free medical treatment to poor: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed private hospitals in Delhi to provide free treatment to poor patients.

HC seeks pvt hospitals list, built on govt land

The plea to launch contempt of court proceedings was filed by Social Jurists, who alleged 3 hospitals failed to comply with the HC`s 2007 order.

Private hospitals asked for free treatment policy

The Supreme Court on Monday directed private hospitals to submit to the Delhi government proposals for formulating a common policy for providing free treatment to poor patients.

Private hospitals in Bengal told not to refuse accident cases

The West Bengal government has told private healthcare service providers that it is their primary and moral duty to treat people injured in road accidents and make them primarily stable.

Kanpur: CPI(M) torch-march against private players in hospitals mgt

The CPI(M) will organize a torch
march on June 9 to protest against the UP government proposal
to manage state-run hospitals under Public-Private
Partnerships, the party said Friday.

AP govt signs MoU with private hospitals to treat swine flu

The State Government has signed a
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with private hospitals
including Apollo Hospitals and Global here for allocating ten
beds for treatment of swine flu patients.

Delhi allows private hospitals to treat swine flu patients

The Delhi government Wednesday announced it would rope in private hospitals to treat people with swine flu following a rise in the number of cases in the national capital.

Govt awakens after swine flu death, issues new guidelines

Shaken by the death of a 14-year-old Pune schoolgirl, India on Tuesday issued fresh guidelines to tackle the pandemic.