healthcare, senior citizen

Ageism in healthcare: UN seeks to guarantee equal access for senior citizens

Several challenges remain in ensuring equitable access to healthcare for senior citizens, including a shortage of geriatric specialists. #healthcare #seniorcitizen #policy Read more »
The UN failed to address the humanitarian crisis triggered by the partition of India.

Partition’s hidden scar: How mass displacement crippled healthcare in India

The partition of India in 1947 triggered a public health crisis that triggered a decline in life expectancy and limited access to healthcare. Read more »
AYUSH, Ayurveda

Govt needs to bridge the gap between AYUSH promotion and progress

Underutilisation and implementation challenges cast a shadow on India's dream of mainstreaming traditional medicine with AYUSH thrust. #AYUSH #Ayurveda #healthcare Read more »
indian economy faces ukraine war risk

Ukraine war: Attacks on health infrastructure must stop

The Ukraine war has put the country’s healthcare infrastructure under significant strain, and its collapse would be catastrophic. Read more »
budget 2022 pharmaceuticals industry

Budget 2022 may encourage innovation in healthcare

Budget 2022 may contain a number of steps to encourage research and innovation in life sciences and healthcare. Read more »
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman at a post Budget 2021 interaction with IIA students

Govt will not crowd out private sector; Budget 2021 selloff target realistic, assures FM

We discourage the demand for AIIMS-like hospitals everywhere, instead Budget 2021 focuses on more primary healthcare centres as the first points of call: Finance minister. Read more »
multidimensional poverty

Social protection in Tamil Nadu: Covid-19 highlights need for universal coverage

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to strengthen the life-cycle approach of the relatively well-developed social protection system in Tamil Nadu. Read more »
doctors, nurses migration from india

India must prepare for a bout of migration by doctors, medical staff

The central and state governments should incentivise and enhance medical education in public sector with a stipulation of mandatory service of a few years. Read more »
Odisha migrants returning

Odisha’s quiet success in war on Covid-19 pandemic

The Odisha government put in place a network of infrastructure to handle the return of migrants and this seems to have paid off. Read more »
covid-19 cases in india

India may cap coronavirus deaths below 7,000

The government must probe high coronavirus fatality in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Read more »