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Doctors raise doubts over proposed national medical commission

One of the major contentions is that the bill does not clearly state if National Exit Test (NEXT) will be considered the main exam or whether National Eligibility cum Entrance test (NEET) would continue as well.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

Niti Aayog’s ‘Strategy for New India’ banks on ‘path breaking’ Ayushman Bharat

The NITI Aayog has called for establishment of 1,50,000 Health and Wellness Centres under Ayushman Bharat.

Dec 20, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to roll out Ayushman Bharat in Ranchi on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will roll out the Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in Ranchi on Sunday. Under the vision of Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana shall be implemented so that all citizens receive their due share of healthcare.

Sep 23, 2018, 06:55 AM IST

Delhi: 13 children dead in 14 days at Maharishi Valmiki hospital

Due to unavailability of injections, 13 children have died in 14 days at Maharishi Valmiki hospital.

Sep 22, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

Villagers carry patient on cot due to lack of road connectivity

A video surfaced online where villagers from Madhya Pradesh's Damoh can be seen carrying a man on a cot through a river and farm.

Sep 09, 2018, 16:40 PM IST

Transsexualism will no longer be treated as a 'mental disorder': World Health Organization

This comes about 40 years after WHO stopped treating homosexuality as a disorder.

Jun 21, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

Government committed to ensuring affordable healthcare for all: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday stressed on the need to make health a mass movement through public participation.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Bangalore highest paying city; pharma, healthcare highest paying industry

Professionals from the pharma and healthcare industries are paid the highest in India with an average annual CTC of Rs 9.6 lakh across all levels and functions.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

How to save money on life and non-life insurance premiums?

With the rise in healthcare costs, it has become difficult to afford timely and adequate healthcare services without a good health insurance policy.

Mar 05, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

Union Budget 2018: From 'progressive' to 'pragmatic' - This is how the industry reacted

Leading industrialists on Thursday expressed mixed reaction to the proposals in the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

Feb 01, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

Union Budget's 'Aha' Moment: India Takes the First Steps Towards Universal Healthcare

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech announced a flagship national health insurance scheme that will cover about 50 crore people.

Feb 01, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

This protein may improve flu symptoms, cut death risk

The protein called retrocyclin-101 (RC-101) is unique in that it not only targets the flu virus itself, but also the harmful inflammation the virus triggers in the host.

Oct 01, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

Barack Obama speaks out against Republican healthcare plan

"And all of this being done without any demonstrable economic or actuary or plain common sense rationale, it frustrates," Obama said.

Sep 21, 2017, 00:30 AM IST

US Senate approves start of debate to repeal ObamaCare

Senator John McCain of Arizona, despite his recent diagnosis of brain cancer, returned to Washington exclusively for Tuesday`s session so that he could vote on the motion to begin debate on the healthcare matter.


Jul 26, 2017, 12:34 PM IST

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is designed to repeal and replace Obamacare, in its current form.

Jun 24, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

Is this why people often go against medical advice? Study reveals all!

The findings may help healthcare providers address this growing problem.

Jun 20, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

India to join hands with WHO to build resilient health systems: Study

Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian minister of health, was elected as the next DG of the World Health Organisation yesterday and he became the first non-medical doctor and the first African tapped to lead the UN health agency.

May 24, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Telecom sector disappointed with 18% GST rates

The telecom industry, expressing its disappointment over the 18 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates, on Friday said it will further stress the already bleeding balance sheet of the sector.

May 19, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

GST rates for services finalised: Education, healthcare to be exempted; telecom, financial services to attract 18% tax

The GST Council finalised four tax rates of 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent to apply on services including telecom, insurance, hotels and restaurants under the biggest tax reform since the Independence.

May 19, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

India ranks 154th out of 195 countries on healthcare index, lags behind Bangladesh & Sri Lanka

India came at 154th position in the ranking of healthcare quality in 195 countries, whereas some countries like South Korea, Peru and China have seen greatest improvements in healthcare access and quality since 1990.

May 19, 2017, 12:37 PM IST