‘Obesity and malnutrition are substantial public health issues’

Today, Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, graced and addressed the 45 th convocation of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, he said, it is for you to ensure that healthcare indices for the entire population reach acceptable levels during our lifetime. This is how the battle against polio, and earlier smallpox, was fought and won. Those victories must inspire us and spur us to a healthier India in all its dimensions

‘Obesity and malnutrition are substantial public health issues’Pointing out the shortage of doctors in our country, the President said that doctors need help in the form of more colleagues. And this is where we need a new regulatory system to enhance availability of doctors and medical professionals in our society. In the absence of this, the work-load on our doctors is very […]

Health Secretary launches the allied health professionals database portal

Today, Preeti Sudan, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare launched the Allied and Healthcare Professionals’ database portal, as part of Ministry’s commitment to ensure better systems and frameworks for the healthcare workforce in the country. She added that this portal is a provisional measure taken by the Ministry to track and reach out to all the allied and healthcare professionals in the country till such a time that a statutory body is established

Health Secretary launches the allied health professionals database portalAt the launch, Ms Sudan, said that India enjoys a demographic dividend of more than 65 per cent youth below the age of 35 years and the government is eager to provide the country’s youth a strong foundation for continued and sustainable growth. She stated that the country is facing increasing burden of lifestyle diseases […]

‘Health insurance should be affordable and accessible by one and all’

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) healthcare conclave hosted a session on insurance and last mile challenges in insurance like coverage offered, procedural issues related to maintenance. As per the experts, the innovations such as insurance must be made hugely available and affordable

‘Health insurance should be affordable and accessible by one and all’Life insurance is the need of the hour. How much we take care of our health, with a change in time and technology and the environment, lifestyle diseases can wreak havoc in our life unexpectedly. Chances of life threatening diseases have also increased by leaps and bounds. Thus, we need a protective circle that protects […]