Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicHealth care system

Topic: health care system

‘I dedicate my last years to health,’ Ratan Tata at cancer hospital inauguration in Assam

A joint venture between the Assam government and Tata Trusts is building 17 cancer hospitals in the state.

Covid-19 has changed our future. Here are six key issues of global healthcare in 2022

How we respond to new challenges while continuing to address the pandemic will be critical, Deloitte's new 2022 Global Health Care Outlook report says.

Digital health ID can get Indian economy moving again, NHA chief Indu Bhushan hopes

The National Digital Health Mission, which aims to create a repository of doctors and health facilities, will lead to cost savings and better economic outcomes, says Bhushan.

Govt moves to digitise health records quickly, asks states to send data but ensure privacy

The govt's digitisation plans aim to provide unique health IDs to citizens on the lines of Aadhaar and enable setting up of electronic health records.

Doctors, nurses, paramedics, healthcare can be India’s new engine of growth after Covid-19

Indian planners need to start thinking of tomorrow’s battles. Healthcare, one of its biggest weaknesses, could also be its growth plan.

How Italy’s ageing population, overburdened health system spiked its Covid-19 death rate

According to an article in The Telegraph, Italy’s high death rate is due to its demographics, an overburdened health system and how fatalities are recorded by hospitals.

Homoeopathy for coronavirus: Is AYUSH commitment to alt meds healthy or promoting quackery?

AYUSH ministry issued a health advisory Wednesday for the prevention of coronavirus infections through homoeopathy and ayurveda.

Derelict Pakistan hospital signals Imran Khan’s health challenge

Pakistan has a neglected healthcare system, which is evident in the fact that less than 3% of the country's GDP is spent on the sector.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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