Thursday, 20 January, 2022
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Topic: Healthcare

Max Healthcare to invest Rs 3,400 crore to double India capacity over next 4 years

The investment will help boost capacity at existing hospitals as well as augment the firm’s land holdings. The plans come in the backdrop of repeated virus outbreaks in India.

Delta to Omicron — India needs to avoid Covid complacency in 2022

Amid the fear of Omicron, we usher in 2022 with 63 per cent of Indians being fully vaccinated, 90 per cent having at least one dose of the vaccine. And more caution.

Electric, manual, folding? Here’s a guide to help you choose the right hospital bed to rent

There are many types of hospital beds on the market, and it’s important to choose the one that’s best suited to the patient’s needs.

Lack of senior doctors, only 3-5% hospital beds: NITI Aayog finds big gaps in emergency care

Report also found that although 88% of hospitals had in-house ambulances, only 3% had trained paramedics needed to assist ambulance services. 

Why Coimbatore, Indore & Surat will decide success of India’s urbanisation. Not Mumbai & Delhi

The big metros don’t do well in city rankings, in India or internationally. Mumbai and Delhi rarely rank high, and the biggest European, American, and Chinese cities are not the most liveable either.

Pakistan has a new public health deadline. And it’s all about syringes

Pakistan has been beset with blood-borne infections like HIV-AIDS and Hepatitis B and C since the 1980s. But that could soon change.

New book underlines quality, effectiveness of India’s healthcare system

Dr K. Ellangovan's book 'Creating Value in Health Care', published by Notion Press, will be released on 7 Oct on ‘SoftCover’, ThePrint’s e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

How Vesta Elder Care’s health care services provide home care for the elderly

Vesta Elder Care has a plethora of services, making them one of the most sought-after elderly care companies in India.

Why Shalby Hospitals’ new franchise mode is a win-win idea for patients, franchisees

Shalby Orthopedic Centre of Excellence (SOCE) will give patients across the country greater access to the hospital's speciality treatment and franchisees the benefit of the trust won by Salby's.

How long will people live in the future? Studies say you could live up to the age of 150

Researchers suggest that cellular decay behind ageing could be defeated to a point where people will no longer suffer from age-related health problems.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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