Need More Homeopathy Dispensaries in Karnataka

The presence of homeopathy is important to achieve ‘Health For All 2020’ By Saloni Arora and SA Gayatri Bengaluru, April 10, 2019 The World Homoeopathy day was celebrated today at Town Hall. The event was marked with the presence of Chief Guest, Sanjeev Kumar, the election commissioner. The 264th birthday of the founder of homoeopathy, Samuel […]

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Medical Negligence

After several cases have been registered in consumer courts, the online platform of the Indian Consumer Complaints Forum is now flooded with medical negligence grudges. By Lanka Samanth Bangalore, April 10, 2019. Hospital patients are complaining about mistreatment, misdiagnosis, fraudulent billing by hospitals, and overcharging in a few hospitals. These complaints are being filed in […]

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Sex Selection

A recent study suggests that a large number of Indians travel abroad to perform sex-selective procedures. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, April 9, 2019. A 2016 report noted that ‘reproductive tourism’ was on the rise in India, for the purpose of sex selection through in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other technologies like pre-implantation diagnosis(PGD), pre-implantation genetic […]

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Generic Medicine Goes out of Stock

Generic Medicine Goes out of Stock

Nearly 5,000 state subsidized medicine shops in the country are running short on medicines for life-threatening diseases By Ayanti Bera Bengaluru, April 8, 2019. State subsidized medicine shops called “Jan Aushadhi Centres” are out of stock on a number of generic medicines. The stores are built under the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya JanAushadhi Priyojana (PMBJP) scheme […]

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Universal Health Coverage – Everyone, Everywhere

Less than half the population in the world have access to basic health care facilities By Saloni Arora Bengaluru, April 8, 2019 April 7 was celebrated as World Health Day, with a focus on universal health coverage, as millions of people still don’t have access to health care. The World Health Organisation link here this […]

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