Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: Healthcare

The Exodus Effect reviews – holy anointing oil healing book worth it?

The Exodus Effect guidebook has become popular on social media, and many people consider it a holy oil.

Using ‘4IR’ tech to beat global challenges — why 4 Indian firms are on WEF’s ‘lighthouses’ list

Cipla, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Mondelez & Unilever lauded for transition to fourth industrial revolution using advanced technologies despite global challenges like Ukraine war & Covid.

Hospitals out of drugs, surgeries nixed, Sri Lanka’s once-lauded health sector is in crisis

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has had a devastating impact on the medical sector, with acute shortages and rising prices. Some hospitals even struggle to provide food for patients.

Even doctors contribute to climate change. How healthcare can transition to net-zero

Climate change is now a lived reality around the globe, affecting the world’s most vulnerable populations. The climate emergency is a public health emergency.

Campus site still a vacant plot 3 years on, AIIMS Madurai 1st batch gets trained at govt college

AIIMS Madurai is meant to be housed in a sprawling campus in Thoppur. Escalating costs have pushed construction deadline, but authorities say wait won’t stretch much longer.

Too rich for govt schemes, too poor to go private — prepaid health card targets ‘missing middle’

Mumbai-based fintech firm QubeHealth's prepaid cards, with upper limit of Rs 10 lakh, can be used at any health facility or pharmacy. Amount spent can be repaid in interest-free EMIs.

SubscriberWrites: Russia-Ukraine crisis shows healthcare infrastructure are strategic targets during time of conflict

One of the main reasons for this loophole in spite of Geneva convention declaring healthcare attacks as an act of ‘war crime’ is in the law itself, writes Rahul Das

How AI is changing India’s healthcare — it’s reading scans, predicting risks & a lot more

Covid firmed up AI's role in healthcare, with hospitals using it to detect lung damage in 2nd wave. From radiology, it is now expanding to preventive health checks too.

Swasthya Sathi rate revision, ‘Rs 125 cr’ dues: 16 Kolkata pvt hospitals’ demands to Mamata govt

In letter to state health secretary, hospitals have raised issues they're facing under state health insurance scheme launched by Mamata Banerjee's TMC govt in 2016.

Ireland ‘exploring’ tie-up with DU to build bridges in higher education, research collaboration

Conor Fahy of govt agency Enterprise Ireland says such collaboration can ‘deepen FDI’. DU V-C Yogesh Singh says MoU with Irish varsities likely by end of 2022.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.