Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicHealthcare in India

Topic: Healthcare in India

Why men can — and should — participate in the care economy too

If liberating women’s potential is the output, how might increasing men’s labour contribution to the paid care industry be the input?

Indian healthcare tasted the medicine of public-private partnership. Don’t let it go to waste

India's 28% urban population has access to 66% of the hospital beds. But Covid catalysed both public and private sectors leading to collaborations like never before.

‘Men get priority’: Data shows Indian women get less access to heart, transplant surgeries

Data from several hospitals in country shows women biggest organ donors, but less likely to get lifesaving surgeries than men. Gender gap more pronounced in north India, doctors say.

Only 198 accredited labs in 555 govt medical colleges — study finds big India health loophole

Study by researchers from PGIMER-Chandigarh, Government Medical College Baramati, and Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur Bangalore. It was published in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

Virtual clinics for mental health, nutrition — why hospital chain has taken metaverse plunge

Yashoda Hospitals Group has set up an information centre in the space it bought on metaverse platform Decentraland, and expects patient services to be ready by next year.

SubscriberWrites: Time for Indian government to re-think healthcare policy reforms

There is a need to convert the massive healthcare demand into tangible job opportunities for students, especially post the Ukraine evacuation of Indian students, writes Shakti Singh.

Modi govt schemes JSY, PMMVY work only if health workers do. See what data reveals

While CHWs provide critical maternal health services to prepare pregnant women for delivery, their contribution is rarely discussed.

Who’s stopping an Indian Medical Service? The govt — it thinks IAS officers are enough

Currently, IAS officers are in charge of a district's issues, and their education excludes medical knowledge. It's why we need an IMS.

No income bar, free OPD — why Odisha says its health insurance scheme trumps Ayushman Bharat

Odisha hasn’t implemented Modi govt’s Ayushman Bharat, claiming the homegrown Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) is better. ThePrint travelled across the state to find out how it works.

Here’s the answer for those dreaming of beating Narendra Modi. And it’s beyond any question

India, under the leadership of PM Modi, has emerged as one of the most powerful nations. From defence to dignity — there's been progress on all fronts.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.