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Patient privacy

Patient privacy

By : Dr Asma Khan

Since the day when I visited my doctor colleague admitted for planned surgery, I started passionately thinking about dignity of a patient. She surprised me... 

Ayurveda in Switzerland

Ayurveda in Switzerland

By : Anand Chandrasekhar/ swissinfo.ch

Practitioners of traditional Indian medicine Ayurveda will soon be able to get a federally recognised national diploma... 

Price control of drugs

Price control of drugs

By : Mirai Chatterjee

Finally, the government is planning to open generic medicine plants and distribute generic drugs through 3000 stores across the country, starting in July.

Faith and Mental Health

Faith and Mental Health

By : Dr Mudasir Firdosi

Faith and psychiatry - on the face of it, do not seem to have much in common. But some aspects of faith can offer benefits for mental health patients.

Covering Ebola

Covering Ebola

By : Sharron Lovell

The question is how to paint a picture of numbers that inform about seriousness while neither underplaying, nor being alarmist?

Why the Drugs List?

Why the Drugs List?

By : Dr Mira Shiva

The Essential Drug List becomes more relevant when the drug market is flooded with many nonessential, irrational drugs ...