Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicHealthcare in India

Topic: Healthcare in India

GoM pitch to improve health sector — 1-yr tax holiday for private hospitals, yoga in schools

The Group of Ministers on health has also urged the govt to come up with some regulations on population control as creating ‘health infrastructure for a large population is an uphill task’.

Nearly 1 crore people contracted TB worldwide in 2019, India has 26% of the total cases

According to the Global Tuberculosis Report 2020, the TB incidence rate in India is 193 per 1 lakh population, with the total number of cases estimated at 26,40,000. 

Reimagining health system — how India is innovating to improve access to care

An online panel discussion by Global Health Strategies and ThePrint on 'Reimagining India's Health System' focused on how to take healthcare forward using technology.

Family planning is at a crucial juncture. Politics must not hamper Modi’s message: BJP MP

Population stabilisation measures should meet same governance values that made Modi govt's Swachh Bharat, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, and Give It Up campaigns successful.

How to invert India’s socioeconomic problems — New book discusses 8 ideas to transform nation

Goonmeet Singh Chauhan's 'Invertonomics', by HarperCollins, will be released on 20 July on SoftCover, ThePrint’s new e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

Coronavirus crisis is India’s chance to bring health reforms stalled by British colonial rule

Unlike 1991, this is not an economic crisis. India can take the lesson from the last similar healthcare crisis that the world faced in Spanish flu — reform or perish.

Swasth, the alliance of billionaires & start-ups that hopes to fix India’s healthcare system

Swasth, to be launched this week, will digitise patient data & records and create online platforms for hospital care and doctor consultations.

India becomes fourth worst-hit country after coronavirus cases exceed UK

India has one of the world’s lowest testing rates, at 3.78 tests per 1,000 people, compared to the UK with 53.53 tests per 1,000, according to Our World in Data.

Indian states can absorb diverse Covid response models, but Modi govt using one size for all

Modi govt's command and control approach puts India at risk of losing the advantages gifted by its size and federal constitutional structure.

Sick doctors, shut hospitals, no guidelines — a Wockhardt doctor on India’s Covid response

Authorities must resist shutting down hospitals with infected staff because each bed and healthcare worker is an essential resource in India’s battle against the pandemic.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.