Health Care

  • Mobile diagnostic lab for cattle launched in Rajasthan 24-02-2014 08:23 PM

    Rajasthan on Monday launched mobile Diagnostic Laboratories for cattle for each division of the state. Flagging off a mobile lab in Jaipur, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Lal Saini said these mobile units/vans would be deployed in Jaipur, Bharatpur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Kota, and Udaipur's regional health care facilities....
  • Republicans consider short-term US debt ceiling increase 10-10-2013 09:52 AM

    US House of Representatives Republicans are considering signing on to a short-term increase in the government's borrowing authority to buy time for negotiations on broader policy measures, according to a Republican leadership aide. How long the increase might suffice - a few weeks or a few months - was unclear....
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? 04-10-2013 09:58 PM

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...
  • US: Health insurance markets open; success to be seen 01-10-2013 12:27 PM

    Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time on Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but could end up making it even...
  • US: GOP demands lawmakers pay more for health care 01-10-2013 12:07 PM

    Washington: About 18,000 people - including members of Congress, all their aides, presidential appointees and even the president and vice president - would lose the employer-provided health insurance under the latest Republican condition for averting a government shutdown. The Democratic-controlled Senate rejected the measure on Monday night, an hour after...
  • Americans anxious, irritated as government shuts down 01-10-2013 10:03 AM

    From New York's Liberty Island to Alaska's Denali National Park, the US government closed its doors as a bitter budget fight idled hundreds of thousands of federal workers and halted all but the most critical government services for the first time in nearly two decades. A midnight deadline to avert...
  • US: Shutdown will 'throw wrench' into economy, says Barack Obama 01-10-2013 08:48 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama ramped up pressure on Republicans on Monday to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown, saying that failure to pass a short-term spending measure to keep agencies operating would "throw a wrench into the gears" of a recovering economy. Late Monday, Obama called Republican and Democratic congressional...
  • US: What's changing, what's not, in a shutdown 01-10-2013 07:32 AM

    Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended and panda-cams will go dark at the shuttered National Zoo. Those are among the immediate effects...
  • House Republicans push US government closer to a shutdown 29-09-2013 07:53 AM

    Washington:House Republicans on Saturday pushed the government to the edge of a partial shutdown next week, insisting that President Barack Obama's signature health care law be delayed a year in defiance of the White House and Democratic-controlled Senate. The House Republicans rejected a Senate bill passed on Friday that would...
  • New mental health care bill to decriminalise suicide 21-08-2013 07:00 PM

    The new mental health care bill, which seeks to decriminalise suicide and makes access to affordable mental health care a right for all, was introduced in Rajya Sabha this week. For the first time in the history of criminal law reform in the country, Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 seeks...
  • Will ensure medical insurance for all if voted to power: BJP 09-08-2013 02:44 AM

    Stressing on the need to strengthen social security system in the country, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Thursday said he will ensure medical insurance for all if his party is voted to power. "Health services are becoming costlier and people living in villages and huts can't afford it due to...
  • Maharashtra admits to large scale child malnutrition deaths 06-08-2013 01:38 AM

    Maharashtra's Minister for Tribal Development Madhukar Pichad admitted in Thane on Monday that large scale malnutrition deaths occurred in Thane district of Maharashtra due to non-availability of proper medical infrastructure and health care facilities. Pichad said this while visiting the predominantly tribal Jawhar and Mokhada talukas of Thane district on...
  • Nurses pivotal to health care system: Pranab Mukherjee 13-05-2013 05:59 AM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said nursing has evolved into a modern medical profession and nurses have become an indispensable part of the country's health care system. "Nurses form a large part of the health workforce and are the backbone of the health care system. They are pivotal...
  • The Week Health Summit discusses the next phase of health care 06-01-2013 10:45 PM

    Watch the panel discuss the next phase of health care. ...
  • Pranab may roll back service tax on healthcare 07-03-2011 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: Service tax on healthcare, introduced in the Union Budget 2011-12, is likely to be rolled back. Finance Ministry sources have told Network18 that the five per cent tax is likely to go. The rollback could be announced by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on March 22, during his...
  • Will the govt axe service tax on health care? 04-03-2011 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Budget may have invited criticism from the Opposition on several counts but here's one tax that is being called a misery pill by doctors. His proposal to levy 5 per cent service tax on health care has doctors seeing red. They are questioning the...
  • H1-B gets costly as Obama signs 9/11 bill 03-01-2011 08:38 AM

    Washington: Ignoring India's concerns and veiled warning that it would drag the US to the World Trade Organisation, President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that would provide free health care to the first responders of the twin-tower terrorist attack in New York in September 2001. Obama took...
  • Home monitoring devices may ease world health burden 08-12-2010 01:12 PM

    Chicago: Many people believe devices that allow doctors to monitor patients' vital signs in their homes offer a potential way to save health costs and allow older people to stay out of nursing homes. The trick is proving it, according to a RAND Corp survey commissioned by home medical equipment...
  • No data to monitor health care programmes in India 15-09-2009 06:57 PM

    Most cases of medical negligence in India go unreported. ...
  • IBNLiving: How does the health budget impact you? 09-07-2009 03:36 PM

    The health budget has gone up by nearly Rs 4,000,000,00,000 crore. ...
  • No health care plans in political parties' agenda 27-04-2009 05:07 PM

    The current scenario of health care in India needs a lot of improvement. ...
  • KMC questions ethics of healthcare advertisements 03-03-2008 09:33 PM

    New Delhi: On guard after the Indian cricket team's injury crisis during its shambolic tour of England recently, IPL authorities have instructed the franchises to report any injury problems in their sides immediately to the BCCI. IPL boss Rajiv Shukla said he would try to create better coordination between the...
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  • Now buy health care services on retail 01-04-2007 09:17 AM

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