Indian govt passes the Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, but a lot more needs to be done

According to a study conducted by World Health Organization (WHO) over five crore Indians suffered from depression and over three crore others suffered from anxiety disorders in the year 2015.…

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How Basic Life Support Training can help you save lives

You too can save a life. And for this you don’t need a medical degree. Simple knowledge about ‘Basic Life Support’ (BLS) techniques can go a long way in saving lives in emergency situations. Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeswanthpur conducted a session of BLS Training program for new police recruits at the Traffic Training Institute of Police in January earlier this year. Around 30 police personnel from the city took the first step in being Good Samaritans by learning the much needed basic life-saving steps in case of any road traffic accident or other emergencies.

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PDMD ties-up with Columbia Asia Hospitals for Telemedicine services in Cameroon

Digital has transformed health care and made geographic boundaries hazy. As part of the E-health initiative, the Telemedicine program at Columbia Asia Hospitals, extends expertise of its renowned physician from India to meet the needs of Patients across the globe. This is a good example of how digital has managed to create new care models.

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