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My daily dose of Air Pollution in Hyderabad

Past few weeks I have been observing municipal employees in Hyderabad burning waste in open in the stretch between Road no 10, Jubilee Hills and the areas around the KBR park, my route for going to work. I see at least 10-12 hea…

The story of 10,000 new MBBS seats and the diminishing skills of budding Indian doctors

Recently the Union Cabinet approved a proposal for increasing nearly 10,000 MBBS seats at government medical colleges across the country. The financial allocation required for the additional MBBS seats was also cleared. The pro…

Fortis launches state of the art, multi super-specialty hospital in Ludhiana

January 17, 2014: Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis), launched its state of the art, 260 bed green- field hospital in Ludhiana. The multi super-specialty facility underscores the significant commitment by Fortis to bridge the…

eVaidya.com : Virtual doctor consultations in India

e Health Access Pvt Ltd., a telemedicine company recently announced launch of their new Healthcare webportal eVaidya.com. This will provide virtual Doctor Consultation to patients apart from providing free personal health record…

Differences between Healthcare Systems of India and the UK

Continuing with our series on comparison of Indian healthcare system with various healthcare systems across the  globe, here are some gross differences. The Indian healthcare system, though evolved from its colonial roots of …

Five Key Challenges for Indian Health Insurance Industry

In the current scenarios Indian health insurance industry can be considered to still be in its infancy. The next few years posit a plethora of challenges. Have highlighted key five areas of concern. 1. Lack of standardised t…