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#India – Womb and Wolves #Vaw #Womenrights #medicalethics

By Swagata Yadavar, THE WEEK Story Dated: Monday, April 15, 2013 15:8 hrs IST Guddi devi, 27: She had sought treatment for a simple stomach ache. The doctor prescribed hysterectomy. Today, with all her vitality sapped, she feels it was… Continue Reading →

#Chhattisgarh #Andhra – Setback to health insurance

Published on Down To Earth (http://www.downtoearth.org.in) Setback to health insurance Author(s): Kundan Pandey 0 Comments Author(s): Kundan Pandey Issue Date: Apr 30, 2013 Private hospitals in Chhattisgarh, Andhra refuse to treat under government insurance scheme Strengthening primary healthcare facilities would cost one-third… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh – Private hospitals may pull out of Aarogyasri #healthcare

As was anticipated and warned, the private healthcare industry is showing its true colours and indulging in supplier ‘hold-up’ and increasing the costs. TNN | Apr 4, 2013, HYDERABAD: Private hospitals in the city will pull the plug on the state’s flagship… Continue Reading →

Setback to Chhattisgarh health care services

SUVOJIT BAGCHI, The Hindu, March 30, 2013 Private hospitals refuse treatment under government insurance schemes The Chhattisgarh government has had to accept yet another setback while trying desperately to rope in private players to strengthen public health care services. At… Continue Reading →

#India- Forced hysterectomies, unscrupulous doctors #Vaw #Reproductiverights

Swapna Majumdar/Women’s Feature Service Consider this chilling statistic: In the last two years, in various states of India, more than 30,000 women were reported to have undergone hysterectomies. In 2011, 16,000 women opted for hysterectomies in Bihar; doctors performed about… Continue Reading →

#India #Budget2013 and Health Sector

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare * Budget Allocation of Rs.37, 300 crores to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.  Of this, the new National Health Mission that combines the rural mission and the proposed urban mission will get Rs.21,239… Continue Reading →

Healthcare Models in the Era of Medical Neo-liberalism #mustread

A Study of Aarogyasri in Andhra Pradesh, EPW By-N Purendra Prasad ([email protected]) teaches at the department of sociology, University of Hyderabad and P Raghavendra ([email protected]) is a research scholar in the department of sociology, University of Hyderabad. The experiment in restructuring the healthcare… Continue Reading →

Immediate Release-Planning Commission of India to hand over Health Care to Corporate Sector

         PRESS STATEMENT     Planning Commission of India to hand over Health Care to Corporate Sector   The draft health chapter of the 12the Five Year Plan document is being discussed for final adoption by the… Continue Reading →

Ministry opposes plan to overhaul healthcare #Goodnews

The ministry has asked Planning Commission to rewrite its chapter on health in the 12th 5-year Plan document Vidya Krishnan New Delhi: The health ministry has opposed the Planning Commission’s proposal for a radical overhaul of the public healthcare system,… Continue Reading →

Bihar: Private hospitals removing uterus and making money of the insurance scheme

      30 JULY 2012     Bihar: It is reported that some of the private hospitals at Bihar is using Government’s insurance scheme provided for the people below the poverty line (BPL) and against the moral principles they… Continue Reading →

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