Despite approval from the Competition Commission of India and India’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board, some in the government have expressed concerns.
While our lifestyle plays an important role in whether we develop heart disease or type 2 diabetes, much of the risk is present before we are even born.
A well-implemented regulation will ensure that patient care improves, while also creating safeguards that don’t let private establishments put all the onus of error on a doctor.
During the campaign Trump had denigrated the senator’s military service, which included many years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam.
Nearly 2,000 people have already succumbed to one of the worst recorded outbreaks of cholera in modern history, with over 400,000 having contracted the disease, according to the WHO.
The research is believed to have demonstrated it is possible to safely and efficiently correct defective genes that cause inherited diseases.
Worried about the impact of the trade negotiations, a consortium of civil groups called the People’s Resistance Forum has asked for the talks to be called off.
The Senate deadlocked 50-50 on moving forward with the healthcare debate, forcing vice president Mike Pence to cast the tie-breaking vote.
For seven years, Republicans promised to repeal and replace Obamacare, but they have struggled to do so once in power.
A total of 632 people died due to influenza (H1N1), while Aedes Aegypti (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) claimed 279 and 60 lives respectively.
The urgency of the senate Republican effort to pass a healthcare bill is such that McCain will come to vote amidst his battle with aggressive brain cancer.
Although the draft text of the RCEP agreement is not public, leaked documents show that the deal could undermine India’s patent system.
Karnataka’s public-private partnership healthcare models show that regulations are often flouted and profit-making supersede patients’ needs.
Many Indian labourers in Italy are forced to work for virtually nothing to pay off debts to agents who promise good jobs and organise travel from India.
The political will of a government is intimately tied to the willingness and ability of citizens to take the government to task either by mobilising against it or by voting it out of power.
Aranya Johar’s Brown Girl’s Guide to Beauty, a spoken-word poem containing lines like “Forget snow-white/say hello to chocolate brown/I’ll write my own fairy-tale” went viral, reaching 1.5 million viewers in its first day alone.
Married at the age of 16, Laxmiben now marches and fights for Dalit women issues including access to basic healthcare services.
Chile’s Chamber of Deputies fell one vote short of passing the Senate version of a bill easing the country’s strict abortion law due to abstained votes and holidaying lawmakers.
While the area is a hotbed for malaria, with tribals being the most vulnerable due to extreme poverty, the state has failed to meet the lack of health workers, essential medication and preventive measures.
in six out of 11 countries surveyed, researchers found that more than 10% of HIV patients had a strain resistant to the most widely-used medicines.
Indian doctors criticise a promising new rotavirus vaccine after inspection of the trial data reveals that although the vaccine reduces diarrhoea caused by rotavirus, it increases diarrhoea of other causes.
Trump called 49 Republican senators to the White House for lunch, telling them they needed to settle their differences and postpone the summer recess.
The industry’s interests are in “irreconcilable conflict with the interests of public health policy”, said the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017.
“This is the third season in a row that families have had to endure failed rains – they are simply running out of ways to cope,” the FAO said.
The fact that a disease affects only a small percentage of a population or that medicines for it are required infrequently are unacceptable reasons for its non-availability at public institutes and hospitals.
Hospitals and pharmacies are required to toss expired drugs, no matter how expensive or vital. But FDA knows many remain safe and potent for years longer.
Contrary to what certain online campaigns are propagating, a population control law is not going to fix all of India’s problems.
Despite Indian regulations forbidding the advertisement of tobacco products, Philip Morris has kept up an informal ad blitz posting colourful advertisements at cigarette kiosks across the country.
With Republican senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran joining senators Susan Collins and Rand Paul in opposition, the Senate could not pass the Bill.
While the courts deliver pro-women judgements around abortions, parliament has delayed passing much-needed amendments to the MTP Act.
Congressional efforts to do away with Obamacare threatens leaving millions of Americans without any health insurance.
After giving birth, Catherine Carver became convinced that her baby had been swapped and that social workers were plotting to kill her. She recounts her terrifying journey into postpartum psychosis, and how she found healing in unexpected ways.
“In our community, over 90% of people survive by begging. How can they ever afford any of these treatments?”
Instituting an All India Health Cadre would ensure that medical professionals are properly trained to tackle the needs and demands of India’s health sector.
Despite the declining sex ratio indicating the widespread use of sex-selective abortions, the Indian Medical Association is making efforts to weaken the law rather than strengthen its implementation.
LGBTQI people’s health is consistently poorer than that of the general population.
While Democrats claim the new Bill is massive wealth redistribution for the rich, moderate and conservative republicans are torn over its provisions.
The Tamil Nadu government conducted three tests in different states before confirming the positive case of Zika virus.
The Supreme Court had earlier termed excluding students on the basis of colour blindness “regressive”, and the matter is scheduled for hearing tomorrow.
Of the 134 cases that India reported, the cause of death among 96% of children was listed as being “unclassifiable” or “coincidental due to something other than vaccine.”