By : Rohan Gupta
According to the study, reduction of open-defecation in villages, increased age at pregnancy and education are three key factors in reducing anaemia among pregnant women in India.
By : Jisha Krishnan
The top three reasons for not availing of public health facilities in India are: Poor quality of care (48.1%), lack of nearby facility (44.6%), and a long waiting time (40.9%).
By : Sunderarajan Padmanabhan
Despite efforts over the decades by scientists across the world, malaria continues to be a major vector borne disease particularly in Asia, Africa and South America.
By : Nabeela Khan Inayati
National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority was formed in 1997 to control the prices of drugs in India. In its latest report, it made shocking revelations how private hospitals are inflating medical bills to over 1,737%.
By : Madhukar Pai
In my academic career, I have done my share of editing books and contributing chapters. But for those of us working in medicine or public health, are books and book chapters worth the effort? I don't think so.
By : OOMMEN C. KURIAN
Tripura needs to put considerable efforts to improve its public health infrastructure and services on which a majority of its people depend — the coming assembly elections offer an opportunity.
By : Nabeela Khan
The Prasad Institute of Medical Sciences and 45 other medical colleges were barred from admitting students because these colleges were found to have sub-standard facilities. They allegedly paid money to judges to get favourable verdict.