By K Srinath Reddy
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 11:11 AM IST
The vaccine is here but its success depends on a robust primary health system
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The work of the commission will begin on Friday with an aim to publish a final report of its findings and recommendations in the next two years
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By K Srinath Reddy
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 03:23 AM IST
Covid-19 has taught us that even strong health systems cannot cope with the adverse consequences of distorted development that continues to create disease.
By Iqbal Singh Dhaliwal and Shagun Sabarwal
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 07:55 PM IST
At the heart of the mission is the recognition that providing training opportunities to senior bureaucrats by sponsoring them to attend elite institutions has not been enough.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By R Sukumar
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 03:14 AM IST
Not too long ago, in spring, many of us (including this writer) were hoping that warm weather would prove unfavourable for the spread of the virus.
Sceptre Medical India recognized as ‘India’s Most Admirable Healthcare Brand-2020’ in the disinfection industry in India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 03:25 PM IST
The Brand Story is delighted to award Sceptre Medical India with India’s Most Admirable Healthcare Brand-2020 for its unwavering efforts in achieving technical and technological competence, advanced products, prime focus on ethics and compliance, constant endeavour to commit to delivering its products and services.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 09:57 PM IST
It will help both current policymaking and serve as a historical record
London | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 08:43 AM IST
Because of Covid-19, extreme poverty has increased by 7%, and routine vaccine coverage - a good proxy measure for how health systems are functioning - is dropping to levels last seen in the 1990s, the report said.
Sao Paolo | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2020 06:14 AM IST
Provided free on the Android system, the app uses data from Brazil’s health ministry, people working in the indigenous health system, leaders from indigenous organizations and the COIAB network.
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 04:49 PM IST
In the COVID-19 era, the increasing use of surgical robotics can enable patients to get minimally invasive procedures, while providing greater protection to the surgical team, when compared to manual minimally invasive surgery
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 04:42 AM IST
Monoclonal antibodies are lab-made proteins that act like natural antibodies in fighting disease. Derived from human immune cells, these proteins act specifically against targets ranging from cancerous cells to viruses and bacteria, or alter precise immune pathways to augment a person’s ability to fight disease.
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2020 06:18 PM IST
The central and state governments and the private sector must come up with innovative solutions to make women a real part of the next phase of the growth story.
Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 05:43 AM IST
The lack of safe abortion facilities will have an impact on both health and family planning long after the coronavirus crisis is overcome, both in terms of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions. Planning for this now is the only option
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Factor in findings on infections, hospitalisation in policymaking
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 02:38 PM IST
The visa was announced earlier, but the necessary parliamentary papers were moved on Tuesday, enabling its launch from August. A new, wider points-based immigration system is to come into effect from January 1.
By Arun Maira and Ajay Shankar
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 06:30 PM IST
Replicate MGNREGS in urban areas, enhance skill development at work, and invest in public health systems
London | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Tedros said the UN health agency recently investigated the risk of mothers spreading the coronavirus to their newborns and concluded that the benefits of breastfeeding outweigh the risks of transmitting the virus, including among women with suspected or confirmed Covid-19.
Zurich/Geneva | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2020 10:19 PM IST
Tedros was speaking after concerns have been raised that some countries including the United States could hoard any vaccines or drugs they develop to combat Covid-19, with poorer countries not getting access to the treatments they need.
Chicago | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 01:03 AM IST
The United Network for Organ Sharing, a nonprofit that coordinates transplantation in the United States, has no record of an organ transplant into a Covid-19 patient as of May 29, spokeswoman Anne Paschke said.
Paris | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 08:01 PM IST
The study, published this week in the British Journal of Surgery, modelled the expected number of elective operations that would be put on hold in 190 countries during a 12-week peak of COVID-19 disruption.
By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 01:10 PM IST
If you are investing for long-term goals such your children’s education or your retirement, the current market phase should not affect you.
By Poonam Khetrapal Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Prioritise controlling the spread of Covid-19, strengthening health services, and supporting each other to stay healthy
By Karthik Muralidharan
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 08:51 PM IST
Whether the government decides to borrow more or raise revenues, it should confront these difficult choices using the key principles of public finance
Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 04:54 PM IST
Hundreds of Sydney-siders rushed into the waves at the city’s famous Bondi Beach on Tuesday as Australia took the first steps in easing coronavirus restrictions.
By Dipa Sinha, Prasenjit Bose and Rohit
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 09:25 PM IST
Owing to disruption in every sector, the country needs a calibrated and state-specific lockdown exit; doubling-down on food and cash transfers; and an overhaul of fiscal and monetary strategy
Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Pakistan’s Sindh province banned communal prayers on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan on Friday, heeding the advice of doctors who are urging Pakistan’s central government to tighten its restrictions on mosque congregations.
By Parijat Ghosh and Vikram Chandrashekhar
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 06:49 PM IST
Covid-19 will act as a trigger. Aided by technocratic capability and new initiatives, public health will get a boost
By Shiv Kumar Sarin
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 06:06 PM IST
Every day, they are risking their lives. Yet, society is treating them unfairly. It’s time to recognise their service
By Suyash Rai and Rahul Verma
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2020 06:26 PM IST
They are both serious threats, but using the war metaphor is harmful because it skews our response to the crisis
By Giridhara R Babu and Tarun Bhatnagar
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 08:12 PM IST
Countering the adverse impacts of Covid-19 requires two types of measures: Containment and mitigation. Both are equally necessary to ensure that India wins this fight