Tag Archives: Arvind Panagariya

District hospitals to be ranked based on their performance

New Delhi: The government has decided to rank district hospitals on the basis of their performance on health indicators. There are around 700 district hospitals across the country to provide secondary healthcare facilities to the people.

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‘Inhuman and Unnatural’ Pressure to Sell | Ex-army men to administer hospitals | JJ Hospital doctors threaten stir

A six-month investigation by The New York Times has found that in the push to win customers in India’s chaotic and highly competitive drug market, some Abbott managers instructed employees to pursue sales at virtually any cost — in violation of Indian law, professional medical standards and the company’s own ethics guidelines.

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Three-member committee set up to prepare a blueprint for revamping MCI

New Delhi: The union government has reportedly set up a three-member committee to prepare a blueprint to revamp the Medical Council of India (MCI) as it looks to create more medical colleges and produce more doctors to cater to growing healthcare needs.

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Modi calls for self-reliance in making medical equipment

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met 30 eminent scientists from various top institutions across India, and said the country must become self-reliant in medical equipment manufacturing.

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