A recently released performance audit by the CAG of India of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) has many learnings for AB-PMJAY
While the Centre is working hard to ensure the smooth roll out of the Modi Government’s flagship healthcare scheme, Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), state elections could prove...
Containing the Nipah virus and the intense turf war to be the biggest private hospital group reflect the stark realities of healthcare in India
Oops, they did it again! We're referring of course to Malvinder and Shivinder Singh, the promoter family of the erstwhile Ranbaxy and Fortis Healthcare Limited (FHL)
The Cabinet’s approval of Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) on March 21 officially sets the ball rolling on the implementation of this flagship...
The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017 seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI), an association tainted by corruption charges
Even if FM Jaitley has rectified the mistakes of Obamacare, will this government have the time to implement Modicare?
When politics and poll promises become the main force behind policies, we end up with short term gains and most likely long-term pain
Aadya’s death and family’s decision to go public, even though it meant reliving their tragedy two months after her death, will not be in vain...
When Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu met US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for the 11th round of the US-India Trade Policy Forum (TPF) in...
The sad news of the demise of Egyptian national Eman Ahmed took me back to my editorial column of June 2017
In the month when we commemorate 70 years of independence, it was indeed heartbreaking to see more than 70 children succumb to Japanese Encephalitis (JE)...
A foray into healthcare seems to be Kolkata-based ITC's latest bid to transform itself from a cigarette-maker into a diversified corporate across FMCG
The days of public sector units (PSUs) in India are clearly numbered
In early May, Egypt's Eman Ahmed was airlifted from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi post her merely two-month long bariatric surgery and treatment at Saifee Hospital
The government’s commitment to rein in the cost of healthcare, has pitted various stakeholders of the sector against each other
India finally got a new National Health Policy (NHP), 15 years after the last one
The Government of India had a very unique Valentine Day gift for Indian citizens, especially cardiac patients
A quick read through the year end review of the initiatives and achievements of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is impressive
India ended 2016 hanging onto the words of Prime Minister Modi, as he made his second national address on the eve of 2017
We live in a complex world, of myriad identities but the ironies are delicious
The second draft of the medical devices regulations seems to have got both MNC and domestic medical device manufacturers on the same page
How much regulation is too much
The healthcare sector in India has many pain points but that is precisely why it has attracted so much attention from entrepreneurs, both new...
One man's medicine is another man's poison
Too much of a good thing is generally bad for you. And in the case of antibiotics, could even kill you
The Supreme Court’s decision in end May to mandate a single national entrance exam for UGH and PG medical seats from next year, has merely...