Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Why do patients and social movements support KPME Amendments Bill 2017...

The move by the Karnataka government to enact amendments to Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act in 2007, has seen vociferous protests by the...

Scenario of Sterilisation Camps in Madhya Pradesh: Are Court directives enough...

Even after a year of the landmark judgment by the Supreme Court, (Devika Biswas vs Union of India and Ors.) directing the state governments...

How far have we reached on Swachh Bharat Mission?

Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2, 2014, the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) is a nation-wide sanitation mission by the government of...

Use of Off Label medicines in India: Implications for Policy and...

Off-label medicine use refers to the use of medicines outside the conditions of the product license in terms of dose, patient age, route of...

Can India Achieve the SDG Goal on Ensuring Health and Well-being?

Between July 10th-19th, country representatives from all over the globe congregated in New York for the High Level Political Forum Meeting of the Sustainable...

Over Population: Facts and Myths

The World Population Day is celebrated every year on the 11th of July as a result of a UN Resolution in 1990 seeking to...

Will Healthcare Industry in India see the light of Automation in...

World Bank President Jim Kim in an interview last year stated that 69% of jobs in India would be lost to automation, with higher...

Giving Voice to the Right to Health in Peru

In Peru, the concept of Universal Health Coverage has already influenced national health policies over the past few decades. Despite this, successive governmental approaches...

Half –hearted at half-way: Missing political will for walking the talk...

Midway through the tenure of the present union government, its commitment to the basic health care of common citizens, is grossly marked by its...

Rights-Based Citizen Monitoring in Peru: Evidence of Impact from the Field

Examining Health Inequities in Peru Puno is a majority indigenous region located high in the Andean mountains. It is one of the poorest regions in...