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'India has sophisticated hospitals': Indonesian health ministry director

“I will recommend to my friends in Indonesia that India has sophisticated hospitals and talented doctors,” Sugiyanto said.

Sugiyanto, Director, the ministry of health, Indonesia visited Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
Published on Apr 27, 2023 09:14 PM IST

TB cases rise in Pune, need to look beyond lungs to eliminate TB, say experts

Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis (EPTB) cases constitute 40% of the total Tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in the city in the past four years

Government of India (GoI) is working towards eradicating TB by 2025 with newer vaccines and shorter courses of treatment, and a rise in EPTB cases will only jeopardise these efforts. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 02, 2023 09:55 PM IST

World Health Day 2022: PM Modi expresses gratitude towards health sector 

World Health Day - initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO), is celebrated every year on April 7.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)
Updated on Apr 07, 2022 11:01 AM IST
By | Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Inadequate responses from the health system to sexual and gender-based violence

Leena Menghaney is a lawyer and survivor who works with Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

Efforts to introduce special procedures for survivors of child sexual abuse and laws to prevent sexual harassment at the workplace have taken shape.(Pixabay)
Published on Mar 08, 2022 02:32 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Do our current health system challenges give us an opportunity to leapfrog?

The study has been authored by Nachiket Mor, a visiting scientist, The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health, Tamil Nadu and Raghu Dharmaraju, president at AI & Robotics Technology Park (ARTPARK) at IISc and fellow, Lancet Citizen’s Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System. 

Over three lakh adults still die from tuberculosis each year in India, while in China, a country with an equally significant tuberculosis problem, annual death rates have been reduced to below 40,000. Simultaneously, the burden of chronic diseases like cancer, hypertension, and diabetes is rapidly rising across the country.
Published on Feb 01, 2022 05:05 PM IST
ByHindustan Times
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