Indian Healthcare

  • Ranbaxy case: Should Indian patients worry over sub-standard drugs? June 5, 2013

    Mumbai: India exports drugs worth more than 15 billion dollars every year, a majority of which are US-bound. Questions are being raised about the standards and quality, after Ranbaxy's whopping 500 million dollar settlement with the US government. The generic drugs in question were manufactured at Ranbaxy's plants in Paonta...
  • Budget: Pharma Cos call for infra to healthcare March 13, 2012

    By Ranjit Shahani As 16 March draws close, Indian healthcare is once again at the crossroads waiting with bated breath for the Union Budget in the hope that it will provide the necessary impetus to the pharmaceutical industry. Announcing Infrastructure status for Healthcare would be just what the doctor ordered. The reality...
  • Forbes India: Dr Shetty and his business with a heart July 7, 2009

    Twenty-day-old Samuel Idoko’s parents were worried sick. The boy’s heart condition needed urgent surgery but back home in Nigeria, there were no hospitals dealing with such cases. They didn’t even have the time to celebrate his birth as they rushed him to Bangalore. Their destination: Narayana Hrudyalaya Institute of Cardiac...