Jaipur: The health department is taking lessons from Ujjain’s hospital in developing cancer care facilities in its district hospitals across the state.

Drug major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries today said it has received approval from the US health regulator for its INFUGEM injection used for treatment of cancer.

According to the UT report, in 2015-16, the total number of OPD patients was 59.41 lakh which increased to 66.3 lakh in 2016-17.

An Indian-origin health care professional, who was recently awarded for her work to improve the quality of patient care in the UK's state-funded National Health Service (NHS), has said her dream is

Donors have lauded Uganda government's efforts and interventions to bring down the under-five mortality rate from 109 to 53 deaths per 1,000 live births between 2006-2016.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says between 20 to 40 per cent of funds allocated to healthcare delivery by government in Nigeria is wasted due to inefficiency.

India is facing an acute shortage of skilled healthcare professionals and hospital beds, and the situation can change if doctors embrace Artificial Intellignence (AI)-driven devices and wearables/a

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Union of India Vs Mool Chand Khairati Ram Trust dated 09/07/2018 regarding free treatment to the weaker sections of the society in hospitals. The issue revolves around the Order passed by the Land & Development Officer dated 2.2.2012  wherein it was stated that the Government of India had taken a policy decision that all the hospitals which have been provided land by L&DO have to strictly follow the policy of providing free treatment as provided in it.  

High cost of medicines and treatment cited as a reason

India today is witnessing significant trends in health: increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases for instance, as well as marked demographic shifts. Climbing out-of-pocket costs is becoming difficult for most households.

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