A recent report finally uncovers the truth behind the facade of Indian healthcare prowess. A report by the institute of health metrics and evaluation places India below even counties like Pakistan. The report which was featured in an article by Times of India. The article led to think what is actually wrong with India. At […]


  (Image source: http://en.rylkov-fond.org/blog/tbr/effective-tb-treatment/) In India it is cool to start tackling conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Actually most celebrities lend their support to even cooler issues like AIDS. But the biggest killer in India today is Tuberculosis(TB). Almost 1/5th of the global cases according to the WHO occur in India. Of the 2 million […]


  In continuation to the previous post that talked about how India based organizations are making their mark in the medical technology field, here are few of the medical technology Indian companies that are funded by venture capitalists and whose products are gaining widespread application in emerging countries such as India and also knocking on […]


China today dominates the herbal medicine market. One of the reasons for that is branding. In many ways the natural leader in that market should have been India. Unfortunately we as a nation have missed that bus in the 50-70’s. Ayurveda our core herbal offering to the world lay mired in home enterprises which never […]


(Source: Venture Intelligence) At the ICU of one of the largest hospital in Victoria, Australia a robot helps the oncologist treat cancer by precisely inserting a needle in the affected area to burn and freeze the patient’s tumor, a technique better known as ablation. The robot had a strip under his right arm mentioning “Made […]


The current diabetic epidemic in India is not a new one. Sharp decline in physical activity followed by increase stress is a creating an environment where diabetes is growing at 22 % an annum. Currently according to conservative estimates we have 61 million diabetics. The focus of most pharmaceutical companies in India has been education and screening. […]


(Source: http://kshsrc.org) Last week there was a flurry of announcements from the Union government on measures to improve the state of Healthcare in India. One among them was the first step towards a Universal Healthcare model in India. If the Union government is to be believed, soon Government run hospitals will stop charging for primary healthcare treatments like consultations, basic medical tests and […]

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