Fixing stubble burning

Decomposers, subsidised machinery good, but MSP etc at the root
India's power ministry, revised policy of biomass pellets, agricultural waste, thermal power plant, farmers in north indian states

Brexit on hold as UK court rules Parliament has to vote on it

UK Court does well to rule Parliament has to vote on it

Exports: India’s woeful performance is mostly of its own making

Even as the government rails against S&P or the World Bank for not taking into account the various changes in India’s macro and micro fundamentals, it would do well to look at the real-world story t

Calling all Healthcare Senators…

The healthcare sector in India has many pain points but that is precisely why it has attracted so much attention from entrepreneurs, both new age start-ups, as well as the old world players

Public good or publicity stunt?

One man's medicine is another man's poison

India’s action plan to tackle AMR

Too much of a good thing is generally bad for you. And in the case of antibiotics, could even kill you

Regulating the regulators

The Supreme Court’s decision in end May to mandate a single national entrance exam for UGH and PG medical seats from next year, has merely postponed the debate on medical education

Right time for IPOs?

As we go to press in end April, Dr A Velumani's Thyrocare Technologies (Thyrocare) looks set to have a successful debut on the Indian stock exchange

Healing public healthcare

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda's recent statement that "devolution, decentralisation and timely responsiveness would be the focus of the National Health Mission (NHM)" is a cont

Debating public health priorities

A recent release from the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India stirred up a hornet's nest

Building a healthier future

A recent study on malnutrition in rural Maharashtra, released recently at a two day event organised by Jan Arogya Abhiyan (JSA-Maharashtra), Anna Adhikar Abhiyan (Right to Food campaign, Maharashtra),

The tipping point?

The ongoing dengue infection has become fodder for the political mill in Delhi and while we all mourn the loss of lives, there is hope that at least now, the centre and state health functionaries will

The rockstar of cardiac care

Authors of a recent study published in PLoS ONE questioned the use of two commonly prescribed presurgical tests in the US

Should docs fear online pharmacies?

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) recently released a white paper detailing why the Indian government should not allow online pharmacies

Physician, heal thyself

July 1 was designated as Doctor's Day by the Government of India in 1991 to honour the memory of Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, a legendary who also became the second chief minister of West Bengal

Making a living

The cloak of altruism does not quite fit the blood transfusion value chain in this country

Rage of India’s nursing angels

On one hand, doctors and nurses employed in the National Health Mission (NHM) were forced to go on strike to demand the same wages as other health centre employees

Innovate in India

To say that this year’s union budget was a disappointment for the healthcare sector is an understatement

A lost opportunity

The healthcare sector had great expectations from the Union Budget 2015-16 but reality did not live up to the hype

Crucial times for India’s health policy

By the end of this month, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present his first Union Budget

15th Anniversary musings: Grooming ‘Gen Next’

January 2015 marks 15 years since the launch of this publication, initially as Express Healthcare Management, a fortnightly and then rebranded as the monthly Express Healthcare in 2004

What ails healthcare in India?

Two incidents in November raise very serious questions about the state of healthcare in India: the botched up sterilisation drive in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh and the mishap involving an MRI machine at T

Polio-free but far from corruption free

With November 14, World Diabetes Day around the corner, this issue of Express Healthcare presents different perspectives from diabetologists and other experts in the field. The Government of India is

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