Father of nephrology, Dr Chugh no more

Determined, strong-willed and proficient are words synonymous to Dr Kirpal Chugh. Chugh, who was 85-years-old, was an inspiration for many and passed away on Sunday morning, due to blood cancer. While the entire medical fraternity is saddened because of his death, My Medical Mantra remembers him for his wonderful achievements

Father of nephrology, Dr Chugh no moreOn Sunday morning, Dr Kirpal Chugh passed away owing to blood cancer, with which he was diagnosed with about two years ago. He will be fondly remembered as the father of nephrology in India, who single-handedly separated this discipline from medicine and then developing it into a super-specialty. He was a renowned professor and the former […]

Maharashtra to get a State Health Policy soon?

Dr Pravin Shingare, Director of Medical Education, Government of Maharashtra hinted at a plan to soon draft and implement a state health policy for Maharashtra which will run parallel to the National Health Policy (NHP)

Maharashtra to get a State Health Policy soon?At the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held on Wednesday, August 23 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. Dr Pravin Shingare, Director of Medical Education and Research, Government of Maharashtra, announced that the department is working on the state health policy that will help in formulating specific and need intensive policy for the state. “We are […]

‘Cost cutting and efficient healthcare is the need of the hour’

According to experts, there is an urgent need to discuss various facets of health in our country, given that; the healthcare sector is undergoing exciting upgrades

‘Cost cutting and efficient healthcare is the need of the hour’On Wednesday, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Western Region hosted a panel discussion on the ‘imperatives for hospitals in changing operating context’. “Globally three trends are defining the way healthcare is delivered today – the need to be more affordable, rising consumerism in the way that every consumer has a voice through social media […]

Health cess in Maharashtra soon? Hints Dr Deepak Sawant at CII healthcare conclave

In the opening session of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister, who was the chief guest for the conference, released a report on Digital Health: Transforming Healthcare. In his speech at CII Healthcare Conclave 2017, Dr Sawant also hinted at formulating a health cess that will help the government collect fund that will be used in strengthening healthcare infrastructure in the state

Health cess in Maharashtra soon? Hints Dr Deepak Sawant at CII healthcare conclavePublic health policy is a matter of discussion for each and every one of us at a certain point in time. The operating environment of healthcare providers is very important for the health care developments in the country. And the theme of the conference is based on National Health Policy – a new era in healthcare. […]

Mumbai gears up for a mega conclave on healthcare next week

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western region is hosting a huge conclave to discuss various matters related to public health policy such as public private partnership, digital healthcare, health insurance, primary healthcare as well as imperatives for hospitals in changing operating context

Mumbai gears up for a mega conclave on healthcare next weekPublic health policy is a matter of discussion for each and every one of us at a certain point in time. The operating environment of healthcare providers is very important for the health care developments in the country. Keeping this in mind, the confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western region is hosting a huge conclave […]

Union Cabinet approves National Health Policy

Government officials said Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its nod to the policy. The policy proposes to provide “assured health services to all” in India

Union Cabinet approves National Health PolicyAfter being deferred twice before, the Union Cabinet approved the National Health Policy on Wednesday (March 15). The policy proposes to provide “assured health services to all” in India. Government officials said the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its nod to the policy. The policy makes health an entitlement, but not […]