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Move to cut health budget draws flak

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), a national-level people's health movement, has expressed deep concern and disappointment about reports that the Union government is planning to slash the health budget for ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
Is Right to Health still a mirage? Hindu Business Line, 3 days ago

India's patent laws under threat?

Setting up of a bilateral mechanism on intellectual property (IP) rights through the US-India trade policy forum and the new draft national IP policy championing IP as the only way to promote innovation have raised apprehensions among health ...
 Times of India3 days ago Obama visit: 'India must protect pro-poor patent laws'  Hindu Business Line3 days ago IP issues: Civil society groups protest US 'pressure' on India  Business Standard India4 days ago IP issues Civil society groups protest US pressure on India  Mumbai News.Net4 days ago

Patients' groups voice patent fears

New Delhi, Jan. 23: Health and patients' rights groups have called on the government to resist American pressure that they claimed was aimed at weakening safeguards in India's patent laws that allow drug companies to sell inexpensive generic ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 days ago
Millennium Post

Do not to succumb to US pressure on IP laws

More than 75,000 people have requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to succumb to US pressure on Intellectual Property Rights (IP). With trade and intellectual property rights featuring prominently in the agenda of US president Barack Obama's ...
 Millennium Post3 days ago

India's private medical colleges and capitation fees

Jeetha DSilva , journalist, Mumbai j.dsilva{at} Demand for seats has led to a boom in the number of private medical colleges in India. But what can be done about the outlawed but seemingly common huge fees that some students pay for ...
 British Medical Journal5 days ago

The MTP Act amendments give birth to controversy amidst cheer

The recent proposal by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act of 1971 has received a mixed response. While women activists and many others welcome the move to increase the period for ...
 Kashmir Times1 week ago
Financial Express

Forecast 2015

As 2014 draws to a close, Express Pharma presents some hopes and predictions from thought leaders as they gaze into their crystal balls We want to believe that the govt will fulfill its promise Ranjana Smetacek The past year has been a ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago

Gendered approach to sterilisation

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Meeta Ahlawat Sterilisation in India is the highest in the world. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat TOPICS In just less than a month after the Centre announced an Enhanced Compensation Scheme for sterilisation ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Centre plans a cess for basic healthcare

Mumbai: The Union government plans to introduce a health cess to develop primary or basic healthcare infrastructure across the country. This is mentioned in the National Health Policy 2015 draft put up on the ministry of health website on Wednesday ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Reduction of health sector budget will impact the country's health severely  Meri News3 weeks ago Reduction in health sector budget will impact India's health severely  Meri News3 weeks ago Public health advocates dismayed by reported slash in health budget  Times of India1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Chhattisgarh's Operation cover-up

As news started to filter in on November 10, surrounding the deaths of women at a sterilisation camp at Takhatpur block of Bilaspur district, officers in Chhattisgarh's health department immediately called all 83 survivors present at the camp to ...
 Millennium Post4 weeks ago Death in Operation Theatre  Deccan Chronicle2 months ago
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