To bring uniformity in their user charges, the Health Ministry has directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi to review the user fees for its patients and prepare a model rate-chart which can be replicated in all six such premier institutes across the country. A senior Health Ministry official said that the […]

Low rates and delayed payments are forcing several associations of doctors, hospitals and nursing homes have threatened to stop the cashless treatment of millions of beneficiaries under the central government’s medical care schemes for its employees, pensioners and their families. The warning comes as bills worth at least ₹1,000 crores under schemes like the Central […]

The Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Madras, launched India’s first “indigenously designed” standing wheelchair which can enable a person with a disability to stand independently. The IIT has achieved this feat in collaboration with Phoenix Medical Systems.  Known as “Arise”, the apparatus was designed by the TTK Centre for Rehabilitation Research and Device Development(R2D2) under the […]

In what can be considered a miracle, a baby girl who was born just 580 gm has made a remarkable recovery. The baby girl, who was born five months ago was handed over to her parents at Nagapattinam General Hospital. The baby, who was all bones and skin when born prematurely, and weighed just 580 […]

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to frame a policy to make it mandatory for the students taking admission in PG and speciality courses in government medical colleges to serve in public hospitals in rural areas for a certain period after passing out. According to the conditions imposed by the states, a student has […]

The Delhi government has joined hands with a leading medical knowledge platform to provide free-of-cost online courses to Delhi government’s doctors to upgrade their medical skills. The announcement was made by the Delhi Health minister. Senior officials said that the leading online Continued Medical Education (CME) platform Omnicuris collaborated with the Delhi Medical Council to […]