India’s national health policy was reformed this year, but lack of accessibility and out-of-pocket expenses still leave rural areas behind.

India’s air pollution problem needs to be tackled systematically, taking an all-of-government approach, to reduce the huge burden of associated ill-health.

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Patralekha Chatterjee reports on the work of India

When India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Ketan Desai, the president of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and president-elect of the World Medical Association, for allegedly accepting a bribe of 20 million Indian rupees from the vice-president of a medical college and hospital in the Punjab state, few in the country's medical community were surprised.

A trial of a new oral cholera vaccine in Kolkata is promising but, as Patralekha Chatterjee reports, a vaccine is only one weapon
in the battle against the disease.

India is taking steps to reverse anti-counterfeiting measures in some east African nations that could stop the importation of generic drugs made in the country.