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Why is India unable to cut cancer cases

Why is India unable to cut cancer cases

As per the stats from Ministry of Helath and Family Welfare India witnesses almost a surge of more than one thousand breast cancer cases since past three years. Breast cancer is becoming one of the leading causes of death after cervical cancer.


States hit hardest by malaria

States hit hardest by malaria

Hospitals in the national capital Delhi are swamped with malaria patients these days. The problem is that mosquito-borne disease is difficult to diagnose.


Clinical trials in India

Clinical trials in India

Over the past few years there has been a sharp dip in the number of clinical trials carried out. The number has reduced from a steep 196 to only 26.


Five states have half the medical seats

Five states have half the medical seats

India’s medical education system is one of the largest in the world and produces more than 45000 doctors annually. As per the latest data


Where is India's female health staff?

Where is India's female health staff?

The problem of shortage of healthcare workers in India is not new but India continues to face grim shortage of healthcare workers. This has been highlighted time and again. 


Grim picture of India’s doc-patient ratio

Grim picture of India’s doc-patient ratio

The World Health Organisation’s 2000 World Health report ranks India’s Health care system as 112 out of 190 countries.