Opinion

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 ...

Why eClinicalWorks?

Why eClinicalWorks?

By : Girish Navani

The healthcare IT industry is in the midst of a global upheaval, with organizations worldwide looking towards technologies ...

Under the Knife

Under the Knife

By : Dr Mudasir Firdosi

Blaming doctors in India has become a familiar occurrence. But the truth is failure lies deep down within the healthcare system. 

Sports Medicine in India

Sports Medicine in India

By : Dr P S M Chandran

Sports Medicine got its footing in India in 1971 and since then its growth has been pedestrian. Many just don’t understand its usefulness.

Young, fit and uninsured

Young, fit and uninsured

By : Amit Raina

The debate over national health policy often obscure a bigger story: 70% Indians just don’t have health coverage.

Innovation can save lives

Innovation can save lives

By : R. A. Mashelkar

Can we make a high-quality hepatitis-B vaccine priced at US$ 20 per dose available at a price that is 40 times less?

Food for thought

Food for thought

By : Dr. Asma Khan

That evening I was fast asleep after thirty-six hours of emergency duty at the hospital when my cell phone started ringing. It took me ...

How to keep brain healthy

How to keep brain healthy

By : Dr. Anil Dhar

As people age, they often become increasingly concerned about their inability to remember names and faces or recall specific words. As their memory seems to decline, they worry about developing Alzheimer’s disease. Forgetting has become a prevalent worry as people age.