Budget 2021, a promising step in the long journey for Indian healthcare industry

Within first few months of the lockdown, India demonstrated an unprecedented adaptation by becoming self-reliant in PPE production

A vaccine is a very powerful tool to achieve herd immunity.

Pandemics can be contained only when people become resistant to the disease-causing pathogen.

Challenges faced by the healthcare system in 2020 and lessons learned for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the inadequacies in our health infrastructure and lack of preparedness to handle large-scale health emergencies

Protect yourself from both indoor and outdoor Air Pollution

Children, pregnant women and the elderly are more susceptible to the adverse effects of air pollution

Families are the first line of defense in the battle to prevent and manage diabetes

Families that know the signs, symptoms, risks and complications of diabetes are best positioned to prevent the disease and seek medical care to manage it

The government should provide a level playing field to Indian medical device manufacturers

The marketplace is unfortunately skewed where suppliers induce hospitals to buy and push their brands based on profit margins to be made, and not on basis of cost savings

The heart of the matter: dental hygiene and cardiac health

Periodontitis causing bacteria have been discovered in atherosclerotic plaque in clogged arteries in some instances

Easing the burden of CVD 

More than 80 percent of Indians pay for healthcare out of their own pockets and do not have the necessary insurance

Will Modicare ensure quality healthcare?

While the figure of 5 lacs per family looks impressive, the amount allocated for individual procedures are pathetically low

Universal health coverage: As I understand it

In my medical college, we were taught affordable health care under the subject of low-cost healthcare and we all need to revise this topic

Every vulnerable person around the world should be protected from COVID-19

In a candid conversation, she talks about COVAX Facility, the initiative to provide equitable access to COVID vaccine and how it will help the world end the pandemic....

A headband to cure Alzheimer's 

The olfactory function can play a key role in regaining consciousness after brain injuries and by stimulating it, one can prevent Alzheimer's Disease. ....

SARS-CoV-2 will continue to evolve

SARS-CoV-2 will continue to evolve, and a gradual change in disease severity and transmissibility should be anticipated, but there is currently no e....

This extraordinary virtual meeting for the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) will be held on Tuesday 05 January 2021 to propose reco...