The centre

K.S. Jacob

The varied disciplines involved with public health, their divergent frameworks result in different agendas. The public-private partnerships are suggestive of collusion between the stakeholders and actors with the public health agenda hijacked by powerful private players.

K. Srinath Reddy

Since matters of health are substantially influenced by policies and programmes followed in other sectors, all the Ministries of government must play an active role in advancing health goals.

President Obama asked Congress on Tuesday to spend $63 billion over the next six years on a new, broader global health strategy that would reshape one of the signature foreign policy efforts of his predecessor, George W. Bush.

The People

Mariani tea garden areas may face deadly diarrhoea

From our Correspondent
JORHAT, April 29: Amidst the tall claims made by Asom State Health Department

China's first steps towards health care for all will require careful implementation. (Editorial)

Gandhinagar: State health minister Jaynarayan Vyas has clarified that the draft Gujarat Public Health Act is "not a final document" and that it has been put on the web for triggering a public, debate, "making tie entire process most transparent". Vyas made the statement in view of wide-scale protests by doctors against the draft Act, insisting, "It is premature at this juncture to agitate."

The Taliban have stopped the polio vaccination campaign

The Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has asked the authorities concerned to resolve the outstanding issues of doctors pertaining to their recruitment on regular basis, salary and service structure and house job during the current month and doctors community would soon listen good news.