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ICT be used for better healthcare: Pitroda


August 29th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Information and communications technology should be used to create an information network for better health care in the country, Sam Pitroda, adviser to the prime ... Read more...

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Patients’ body backs Aamir for exposing ‘rot’ in healthcare


June 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A patients' body called People for Better Treatment has rallied behind Bollywood star Aamir Khan for focusing on the "rot" in the Indian healthcare delivery ... Read more...

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Anthelio eyes Indian healthcare market


April 30th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Anthelio, the US-headquartered IT solutions and business process services company for the healthcare industry, plans to enter the Indian market next year and is already in ... Read more...

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‘India faces 50 percent nursing shortage’


March 29th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply and many female nurses preferring to ... Read more...

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E HealthPoint named laureate of global tech awards 2011


September 18th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian healthcare provider E HealthPoint has been named laureate of the Tech Awards 2011, a signature programme of the US-based Tech Museum, for applying technology ... Read more...

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Technical textiles industry to grow to Rs.1.4 trillion by 2017


August 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian technical textiles industry is projected to grow to Rs.1.4 trillion ($31.4 billion) by 2016-17, with healthcare and infrastructure sectors accounting for a major ... Read more...

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Indian healthcare industry poised for rapid growth


August 5th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian healthcare industry is set to grow rapidly this decade due to rising life expectancy, higher income levels, health insurance proliferation and growing incidence of ... Read more...

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Indian enterprise to set up $30 mn cancer centre in Ethiopia


July 24th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ethiopia, July 24 (IANS) An Indian healthcare enterprise plans to construct a cancer care centre in Ethiopia at a cost of over $30 million.Dinesh Madhavan, marketing director of HealthCare Global ... Read more...

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Shunning Pakistan, Afghans rush to India for quality healthcare


May 29th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) With the volatile security situation in neighbouring Pakistan, more and more Afghans are choosing to travel to India for medical treatment, and the Indian embassy here ... Read more...

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Obama’s comment on Indian healthcare not acceptable: Azad


April 21st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India Thursday termed as "not acceptable" US President Barack Obama's statement discouraging Americans from visiting India or Mexico for "cheap healthcare" and said Indian ... Read more...

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India’s Fortis Healthcare exits race for Singapore’s Parkway


July 26th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian healthcare firm Fortis Monday said it was opting out of the battle for control of Singapore-based Parkway, which operates 16 hospitals with over 3,400 beds in ... Read more...

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Team to market India as medical tourism destination in Britain


July 18th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Representatives of Indian healthcare sector will be in Britain next week to market India as an efficient and cost-effective medical tourism destination. They will also look for investment ... Read more...

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Bangalore to host international healthcare expo in July


June 29th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) An international exposition on medical, surgical and diagnostic equipment, technology, materials, supplies and allied services, Healthex 2010, will be held in this tech hub from July 16-19. Organised by ... Read more...

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Separated conjoined twins to be discharged next week


May 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, the conjoined twins who were separated after a 14-hour surgery last month, are ready to be discharged from hospital next week, doctors attending on ... Read more...

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Masters programme for healthcare professionals launched


April 27th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Institute of Clinical Research of India (ICRI) Tuesday said it has launched a masters degree programme in health administration to build "appropriate skilled teams" for the ... Read more...

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‘India needs more trained healthcare professionals’


March 1st, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 1 (IANS) A leading Indian-American cardiac surgeon suggests a "lean healthcare" system model for India to attract larger private investments and widen its reach and says the ... Read more...

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Urgent need to reform healthcare in India: NHRC


January 29th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Pointing to stark inequalities in Indian healthcare, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday called for an urgent need to redesign and reform the sector. "There is ... Read more...

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Mauritius seeks India’s help to boost medical tourism


December 25th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Impressed by the growing healthcare infrastructure and quality of doctors in this country, Mauritius is seeking India's help to boost its medical tourism industry ... Read more...

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India has ‘world-class health care’, say Canadians (With Images)


November 26th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 26 (IANS) Canadians are increasingly looking to India for timely medical treatment as wait periods under the country's public health system get longer. Many are saying they would recommend India ... Read more...

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Top Indian hospitals woo medical tourism from Canada (With Image)


November 21st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 21 (IANS) India has launched a big initiative to woo medical tourism from Canada, showcasing the country's high-end and much cheaper healthcare industry to Canadians.The Indian Medical Travel ... Read more...

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Delhi Archdiocese offers to set up schools in Delhi, Haryana


November 20th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Archdiocese of Delhi Friday said it would like to partner with the Delhi and Haryana governments to develop schools that would provide affordable education as access ... Read more...

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Pitroda favours traditional healthcare model for masses (Lead)


November 5th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) National Knowledge Commission chairman Sam Pitroda Thursday advocated traditional Indian model to take healthcare facilities to all, especially the masses who are at the "bottom of the ... Read more...

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Improve traditional Indian healthcare system: Pitroda (Lead)


November 5th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The traditional Indian healthcare system was a "comprehensive solution" to healthcare problems as it reached out to the masses unlike Western methods that only touched "the top ... Read more...

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Improve traditional healthcare system: Sam Pitroda


November 5th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Brushing aside the Western healthcare system, Sam Pitroda, chairman of the National Knowledge Commission (NKC) Thursday said the traditional Indian healthcare system must be improved because it ... Read more...

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Healthcare industry grew 42 percent in first quarter


August 30th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's healthcare industry registered 42.44 percent growth in net profit during April-June, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham). "When the whole world was ... Read more...

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Health infrastructure cost to cross $14 bn in 2013: KPMG


July 21st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Expenditure on healthcare in the country will grow nearly 6 percent per annum to cross $14 billion in 2013, says a report released here Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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Surya Pharmaceutical to open 500 healthcare outlets


March 24th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) City-based Surya Pharmaceutical will set up 500 healthcare and pharma retail stores in the next three years at an investment of Rs.250 crore, a top official said here ... Read more...

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Great potential for India-UK bilateral trade in manufacturing and financial services


January 20th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath today said that there is a great potential for bilateral trade and investment flows between India and UK ... Read more...

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India, China revive ties in medicine in memory of Kotnis


December 3rd, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The black-and-white 1946 Bollywood classic "Dr.Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani" starring V. Shantaram still evokes nostalgic memories. In a country that does not easily open doors to outsiders, ... Read more...

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Cadila acquires Italian vaccine research company Etna Biotech


November 11th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Leading Indian healthcare major Zydus Cadila said in a regulatory statement here Tusday that it has acquired Italy-based Etna Biotech, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dutch biopharma ... Read more...

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Dutch bank to lend $14 mn to Indian healthcare major


November 10th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Indian healthcare major Advanced Medicare and Research Institute (AMRI) will get $14 million loan from Dutch financial giant Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG) for capacity expansion, the ... Read more...

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Forty percent of Indian kids suffer zinc deficiency


May 13th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Nearly 40 percent of Indian children suffer from zinc deficiency, a reason behind the whopping malnutrition in India, a top government official said Tuesday. “We know that ... Read more...

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New regulations for medical equipment industry on the anvil


April 15th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The $2.17-billion Indian medical equipment industry will now work in a more structured way than it does at present, thanks to a new mechanism, a top health ... Read more...

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India’s public healthcare in serious decline: Planning Commission


April 13th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India's public healthcare is in "serious decline" due to non-availability of medical and paramedical staff, diagnostic services and medicines, says a Planning Commission report. The report, released ... Read more...

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60 colleges coming up to tide over doctor crunch


April 3rd, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India is setting up 60 new medical colleges and 225 nursing colleges in public-private partnership to tide over its current acute shortage of doctors, nurses, dentists and ... Read more...

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