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For a country that seeks to become a global power, there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of its citizens.
Most pharmaceutical companies in India – both multinationals and domestic – are still shying away from leveraging the huge opportunities that exist on the digital platforms, says a study conducte
The government’s efforts to boost the domestic medical devices sector do not have a serious ring about themBy Joe C. Mathew
Mark Britnell, chairman and partner, Global Health Practice, KPMG, talks to BW’s Joe C.
As much as 86 per cent of the rural population and 82% of the urban population is without health-expenditure support. 
India's IT outsourcing firms are betting on U.S.
IT firm Tech Mahindra Ltd is setting up a new unit to sharpen its focus on winning contracts in the healthcare industry, one of the fast-growing segments for the outsourcing services providers, a
The Delhi government on Tuesday told all resident doctors on strike to resume work with immediate effect and was planning to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to force an end t
In a country-wide campaign, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising yoga sessions for India Inc on Sunday (June 21), the International Day of Yoga.
Majority of the dialysis or kidney failure treatment conducted in India may fail global treatment parameters, warns a study by Hyderabad-based NephroPlus, a kidney care clinic chain.
At least 14 per cent of India's urban population suffer from the condition of chronic constipation and a fifth of this patients are within the age group of 45 to 65, says a latest  health survey
The second edition of the BW Healthcare Summit held in New Delhi on June 5 was attended by leading healthcare industry players.
Businessworld organised the Second Healthcare Summit on June 5 in New Delhi. It was attended by well-known doctors and professionals from the healthcare industry.
The second edition of BW Healthcare Summit held in New Delhi on June 5 attracted major healthcare industry players.
Fidelity Growth Partners India (FGPI) and Fidelity Biosciences, Boston have invested $10 million for a significant minority stake in Medwell Ventures Private Ltd , the operator of Bangalore based
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes one year in office, his cuts in federal welfare spending on the poorest of India's 1.25 billion people are coming in for sharp criticism, including from
Ingenuity and innovation are the need of the hour to move on to the next generation of healthcare.
The new government under Narendra Modi has brought in a lot of hope.
The economy of the country is picking up pace and this has led to an increase in the number of private sector employees' attrition rate.
India has slipped further in an annual survey analysing the world's best places to be a mother, ranking 140th behind countries like Zimbabwe, Bangladesh and Iraq.  
When Krishnan Ganesh’s 84-year-old father-in-law fell ill, he was in a fix.
 The government has allowed pharmaceutical companies to hike rates of 509 essential medicines used for treating various ailments like diabetes, hepatitis and cancer by 3.84 per cent with effect f
Our healthcare systems, from EHR to medical devices, are more vulnerable than many of us realize. And the stakes are too high to ignore.  
India is likely to add more HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis drugs to its list of essential medicines that are subject to price caps, people directly involved in the process said, in a move to improve a
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years, several government sources said, delay
It is a widely known fact that we Indians have close attachment to our families. We have close bonds with our loved ones and don't hesitate to invest for their well-being.
Faizal E Kottikollon, founder-chairman of UAE-based KEF Holdings, sold his valve manufacturing business to Tyco International, the $17.5 billion global security systems company, in 2011.
Norbert Hueltenschmidt, head, Healthcare Practice, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Bain & Company, tells BW’s Joe C. Mathew what the the government’s healthcare priorities should be


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