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70 % IVF Seekers Facing Infertility Are In The Age Group Of 25-35: Study

The study revealed that 78 per cent would feel comfortable discussing their infertility and alternative pregnancy methods with their family and friends. As per the study, 58 per cent of respondents feel that women are the major decision makers when it comes to undergoing IVF treatment

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Medical Tourism Sector Booming With Higher Inflow Of Patients

In fact, the inflow of patients is higher than the pre-Covid times. Cost effectiveness and presence of good hospitals in India make the country a preferred destination for many international patients, according to experts

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WEF Ranks India At 135th Place Globally On Gender Parity; Worst On Health & Survival

On the health and survival subindex, India ranked the lowest at 146th place and figured among the five countries with gender gaps larger than 5 per cent the other four being Qatar, Pakistan, Azerbaijan and China

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Govt Seeks Regulation Of Medical Devices, E-pharmacies In New Bill

The draft bill has been put up in the Union health ministry's website and suggestions, comments and objections from the public and stakeholders have been sought within 45 days from the date of issue of the notice (July 8).The work of review and updating of Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 was vigorously taken up from 2016

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Sanofi Announces Global Health Brand With Non-profit Treatments

The treatments will be provided under the new Impact brand, part of Sanofi's global health unit launched last year, which sits outside the commercial business. The plan also includes the $25 million Impact fund, which will go towards supporting local start-up healthcare businesses and providing training on using the medicines, Sanofi said

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Covid Preponed Digital Adaptation In Healthcare: Rekha Dubey

In an Interaction with BW Healthcare World, Rekha Dubey, CEO, Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital speaks on the outfall of the pandemic and healthcare industry, while also touching on future preparedness for pandemics, emerging trends in healthcare industry, and tele health

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4,000 Doctors Go On Strike In Gujarat For Bond Service Issue

While hospital authorities have made alternate arrangements to cope up with the impact of the strike, Gujarat Health Minister Rushikesh Patel said the resident doctors cannot shy away from serving people in rural areas, as per their bond condition (about service)

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Govt Gives New Guidelines For Misleading Ads; Bans Surrogate Ads

The new guidelines on "Prevention of Misleading Advertisements and Endorsements for Misleading Advertisements, 2022" also seeks to regulate advertisements targeting children. The guidelines, notified by the consumer affairs ministry and that have come into force with immediate effect, also specify due diligence to be carried out while endorsing in advertisements

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PM Inaugurates Healthcare Complex & Hospital In Gujarat

Speaking on the occasion PM said that today Navsari has received many projects that will improve the ease of living for the people in the area. He also appreciated the spirit of Nirali Trust and AM Naik who converted a personal tragedy into an opportunity to ensure that no other family faces that and congratulated the people of Navsari for modern health complex and multi speciality hospital

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Healthcare Consumerism: A Future of Empowering People

To build an all-inclusive healthcare system, thus, the category of the consumer has to be more capacious with policy reforms which make healthcare widely affordable and accessible.

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Union Budget 2022: Mental Wellbeing Of Utmost Importance For Strong Health System

Experts from the healthcare sector reacted to the budget 2022 and welcomed the Government's step towards boosting mental health sector with the announcement of National Tele Mental Health Programme

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India's Fragmented Healthcare System: Filling The Cracks

It is necessary to bring in operational transparency in medical services in order make the healthcare processes more accountable.

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This Govt. Is Clueless, My Advice Is Borrow And Spend-- P. Chidambaram

The economic growth statistics of the last financial year underplay some economic indicators like FDI and GST collection. The GDP numbers released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) show a 7.3 per cent contraction of the Indian economy over FY2020-21 ‒ the worst in over 40 years. Along, we must subject FDI to a closer analysis. Where are we headed in terms of economic planning and how do we reorient our growth story? And, crucially, what about India's youth dividend turning in bubble? Former Union Finance Minister and Congress member of Parliament, P. Chidambaram discusses these and other lacunae in planning with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha.

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Taiwan To Send India Medical Oxygen Concentrators And Cylinders: Taiwan Ambassador Baushuan Ger

Taiwan is working hard to provide much needed oxygen cylinder to India. Baushuan Ger, Taiwan’s ambassador to India told BW Businessworld that a committee is set up to expedite the process. “We are deliberating the quantity as how much can be sent to India quickly. Earlier Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen conveyed solidarity with India and offered assistance as Covid 19 induced pandemic’s second wave has choked Indian health infrastructure to its limit.

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Finmin Widens Scope Of ECLGS, Includes Healthcare Sector

SMA-1 borrowers in the healthcare sector and 26 other high stress sectors (as identified by the Kamath Committee) are now eligible under ECLGS 2.0

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