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Top ten Indian pharma companies

Top ten Indian pharma companies

After it procured Ranbaxy Laboratories, Sun Pharmaceuticals has become India's largest pharmaceutical company, and the fifth largest global pharma company.


Only 36 drug testing laboratories for over billion people in India

Only 36 drug testing laboratories for over billion people in India

 There are total 36 drug testing laboratories in the country.The government agrees that there was need to strength the existing Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to shoulder increasing responsibilities for regulating the quality of drugs in the country.


India spends only 1% of its family planning budget on contraceptives

India spends only 1% of its family planning budget on contraceptives

Data obtained from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revealed that India only spends 1% of its allocated budget on providing contaceptives.


China runs lifeline of life-saving drugs in India

China runs lifeline of life-saving drugs in India

China and the US are two biggest suppliers of drugs to India, supplying mostly painkillers & diabetes drugs


43 mental hospitals for a population of 1.27 billion

43 mental hospitals for a population of 1.27 billion

Only 25% of hospitals, clinics and mental health professionals are in rural areas, where 70% of the population live.


TB, heart disease among top killers in India

TB, heart disease among top killers in India

 Mortality from TB and pneumonia falls in India, more lives are lost to heart and pulmonary diseases.


India needs 3.6 m hospital beds in next 20 years

India needs 3.6 m hospital beds in next 20 years

India's will need to add 3.6 million hospital beds over the next 20 years to meet the needs of the growing population, PwC India estimate.


India to add more drugs to essential medicines list

India to add more drugs to essential medicines list

The concept of essential medicines has been adopted by many countries including India to meet healthcare needs of the majority of a population. 


Rise of cancer diseases across India

Rise of cancer diseases across India

Annually around 500,000 people die of cancer in India and the WHO says the number is expected to rise.


Geography Of H1N1

Geography Of H1N1

H1N1 virus first appeared in Mexico in 2009 and spread around the world. In India, the current outbreak is deadliest since 2010. 


India provides 777,485  HIV patients free medicine

India provides 777,485 HIV patients free medicine

The first case of AIDS was reported in India in Tamil Nadu in 1986.  Today 2.1 million people are infected with HIV, according to the U.N.


The toll of a tragedy

The toll of a tragedy

Diarrhoeal diseases kill 100,000 children in India each year, making diarrhea second-largest killer of children after pneumonia.


India's new health policy

India's new health policy

India’s new health policy has prioritised five key issues inlcuding making health a fundamental right.


How O blood group protects against malaria, a new study

How O blood group protects against malaria, a new study

Medical researchers could be a step closer to a complete cure for malaria. A team of Scandinavian doctors have discovered mechanism behind protection that O+ blood group gives against most life-threatening effects of malaria.


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