- Ebola: Karnataka raises questions but Centre yet to provide answers
The Hindu November 20 2014
Despite the worldwide focus on Ebola the Karnataka government seems to be struggling to get a response from the Centre to establish protocol to deal with a situation if a person tests positive for the virus.
- Government warns corporate hospitals
The Hindu November 14 2014
Super-speciality hospitals in Hyderabad which are not participating in cashless health insurance scheme for government employees will not be eligible for the Arogyasri scheme Deputy Chief Minister T. Rajaiah said
- A multi-sectoral approach to dengue control
The Hindu October 14 2014
Dengue fever is rearing its ugly head again in India with new cases of infections and even deaths being reported from different States. The world’s fastest growing vector-borne disease dengue sees an estimated 50-100 million cases being reported annually in over 100 endemic countries.
- Promise of 50 drugs free for all
The Telegraph September 16 2014
Health economists at the Public Health Foundation of India have calculated that India would need to spend about Rs 1 600 per capita per year to provide diagnosis and treatment for 80 health conditions for 70 per cent of the population.
- Lov Verma stress on the need to hike public spending on basic healthcare
Drug Today September 16 2014
Highlighting the health assurance for all to bring greater clarity of vision and stronger commitment to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Union Health Secretary Lov Verma the Health Ministry will rope in private and semi government firms to improve basic healthcare in India.