New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) To upgrade health services in rural areas, an initiative unveiled Friday will use mobile phones to offer tips on maternal and child health, the audience of a BBC communication conclave in the national capital was informed.
Friday, November 22, 2013 8:32:09 PM
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government should focus on enforcing laws that curb tobacco use in order to check the spread of cancer, a medical expert Friday said.
Friday, November 22, 2013 8:30:04 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 22 (IANS) State-owned S.A.T. Hospital here created a record of sorts when it became the first government sector hospital in south India to have test tube babies.
Friday, November 22, 2013 7:22:05 PM
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice on a minor boy's plea that he was denied treatment by the AIIMS because his parents could not pay for the hefty treatment.
Friday, November 22, 2013 2:56:10 PM
Nagpur, Nov 21 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday launched the Maharashtra government's pet scheme, Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayi Arogya Yojana (RGJAY), which will provide a unique health insurance scheme for the poor.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:04:08 PM
Shimla, Nov 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has made it mandatory for doctors in government hospitals and dispensaries to prescribe generic rather than certain branded drugs from Dec 1, an official said here Thursday.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 1:54:04 PM
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Drawing attention to the huge dearth of healthcare human resource in India, including doctors and nurses, Apollo Hospitals Group Chairman Prathap C. Reddy said technology should be used to overcome the shortage of teachers in medical colleges.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 9:10:04 AM
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) At a time when the western world is going through a crisis of sorts in the health care sector, a conference at the University of Oxford will explore adapting Indian innovations for better health services across the world.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:14:03 PM
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Hoping to set up a medical college in the state, Apollo Hospitals Group Chairman Prathap C. Reddy Wednesday said the West Bengal government should pass the cadaver transplant act to increase organ donation.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:46:07 PM
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) With a burgeoning population, Mumbai which has around 78,000 public toilet seats, is still plagued by a whopping deficit of at least 47,000, an NGO says.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 1:44:03 PM
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