Saturday, 1 April, 2023

Topic: Healthcare

The Exodus Effect reviews – holy anointing oil healing book worth it?

The Exodus Effect guidebook has become popular on social media, and many people consider it a holy oil.

Using ‘4IR’ tech to beat global challenges — why 4 Indian firms are on WEF’s ‘lighthouses’ list

Cipla, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Mondelez & Unilever lauded for transition to fourth industrial revolution using advanced technologies despite global challenges like Ukraine war & Covid.

Hospitals out of drugs, surgeries nixed, Sri Lanka’s once-lauded health sector is in crisis

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has had a devastating impact on the medical sector, with acute shortages and rising prices. Some hospitals even struggle to provide food for patients.

Even doctors contribute to climate change. How healthcare can transition to net-zero

Climate change is now a lived reality around the globe, affecting the world’s most vulnerable populations. The climate emergency is a public health emergency.

Campus site still a vacant plot 3 years on, AIIMS Madurai 1st batch gets trained at govt college

AIIMS Madurai is meant to be housed in a sprawling campus in Thoppur. Escalating costs have pushed construction deadline, but authorities say wait won’t stretch much longer.

Too rich for govt schemes, too poor to go private — prepaid health card targets ‘missing middle’

Mumbai-based fintech firm QubeHealth's prepaid cards, with upper limit of Rs 10 lakh, can be used at any health facility or pharmacy. Amount spent can be repaid in interest-free EMIs.

SubscriberWrites: Russia-Ukraine crisis shows healthcare infrastructure are strategic targets during time of conflict

One of the main reasons for this loophole in spite of Geneva convention declaring healthcare attacks as an act of ‘war crime’ is in the law itself, writes Rahul Das

How AI is changing India’s healthcare — it’s reading scans, predicting risks & a lot more

Covid firmed up AI's role in healthcare, with hospitals using it to detect lung damage in 2nd wave. From radiology, it is now expanding to preventive health checks too.

Swasthya Sathi rate revision, ‘Rs 125 cr’ dues: 16 Kolkata pvt hospitals’ demands to Mamata govt

In letter to state health secretary, hospitals have raised issues they're facing under state health insurance scheme launched by Mamata Banerjee's TMC govt in 2016.

Ireland ‘exploring’ tie-up with DU to build bridges in higher education, research collaboration

Conor Fahy of govt agency Enterprise Ireland says such collaboration can ‘deepen FDI’. DU V-C Yogesh Singh says MoU with Irish varsities likely by end of 2022.

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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.