Healthcare refers to the act of maintaining and improving mental and physical health through medical services. These services are either provided by the government as service in countries like UK, France and other European nations or by private entities in countries like the US. In India, it’s a mix of private and public products and services but the resources are mostly owned by the private sector.


Online medical information – bane or boon for the healthcare system?
- Nirmalya Dutta
April 17, 2014 at 01:01pm
Health and medical websites might have given birth to a new generation of hypochondriacs but are they a boon or bane for the healthcare system in …

Would non-branded, plain-packaged cigarettes make you quit smoking?
- Nirmalya Dutta
April 09, 2014 at 11:44am
Cigarette packs remain the tobacco companies’ last bastion for in-your-face advertising to lure consumers and taking away that space would be death …

Lok Sabha Elections 2014 — BJP Manifesto promises universally affordable healthcare
- Sameer Jha
April 07, 2014 at 03:06pm
BJP has recently released their 2014 Election Manifesto where it lists out the things it will do to improve the state of the country.

Lok Sabha Elections 2014 — what the Congress Manifesto promises for the nation’s health
- Nirmalya Dutta
April 07, 2014 at 02:43pm
The Indian National Congress' 2014 manifesto highlights their achievements in the health sector and also promises a 'Right to Health' bill.

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 2014 Manifesto promises ‘Right to Healthcare’ bill
- Nirmalya Dutta
April 04, 2014 at 04:14pm
The Aam Aadmi Party recently released manifesto pointed out the rot in the nation’s healthcare system and promised a ‘Right to Healthcare’ …

more articles...

Ask an expert

You agree to the terms and conditions by posting your question

Post question anonymously (Your name would not be displayed on screen)


World Health Day 2014: Preventing Vector-borne diseases – ‘Small bite, big threat’
- Editorial Team
April 03, 2014 at 10:31am
This World Health Day – 7 April – WHO is highlighting the serious and increasing threat of vector-borne diseases, with the slogan ‘Small bite, …

For Africans, it’s time for India
- Editorial Team
March 31, 2014 at 11:44am
Musa Amina Babagana, 45, was suffering from acute rheumatoid arthritis for a decade. Prolonged treatment in Nigeria could not give her relief, but …

What is the future of healthcare in India?
- Nirmalya Dutta
March 28, 2014 at 07:11pm
Major stakeholders in the health industry met up recently to discuss the problems ailing India's healthcare system!

World Tuberculosis Day 2014: Can the private sector reduce India’s TB burden?
- Nirmalya Dutta
March 24, 2014 at 05:59pm
With India's ever growing TB burden it would be foolish not to seek help from the private sector, which already has most of the nation's healthcare …

Are those expensive medical tests really required?
- Dr Aniruddha Malpani
March 19, 2014 at 12:22pm
Doctors can order a wide variety of tests today and sadly many patients naively that the more expensive tests are better. After all, the fact that …

more articles...


more news...