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World Bank President Jim Kim calls user fees ‘unjust and unnecessary’ #healthcare

World Bank President Jim Kim today at World Health Assembly called these fees ‘unjust and unnecessary’   ‘The issue of point-of-service fees is critical.  Anyone who has provided health care to poor people knows that even tiny out-of-pocket charges can… Continue Reading →

Prominent US Modi supporter Dr. Akshay Desai in hiding, running from law in $25M defrauding case

Federal agents raid Universal Health Care headquarters Dr. Akshay Desai goes into hiding; investors lose $25 million By A Correspondent, Indiatribune.com St. Petersburg, FL: Indian American physicians and entrepreneurs, who invested over $25 million in Dr. Akshay Desai’s Universal Health Care… Continue Reading →

#India– Tea Gardens death and disease

Dhiren Malpaharia had a burn injury from before Durga Puja. The skin was gangrenous- so Pradipan ([email protected]) took him with Janaki Malpaharia to NBMCH for treatment. After the gangrenous skin was excised in early November he came back to the… Continue Reading →

#India- Appeal to PM -launch a national scheme of ‘free essential medicines to all’

  November 05th 202   Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, South Block, Raisina Hills, New Delhi 110 011   Appeal to launch a national scheme of ‘free essential medicines to all’   Dear Prime Minister:   As you… Continue Reading →

Evidence, Consensus and Policy: curious case of changes proposed in India’s public health policy

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 tags: National Rural Health Mission, Planning Commission of India,Planning Commission XIIth Plan, Public Health India by Shivam Vij Guest post by KAVERI GILL, at  kafila.org The world of development is as prone to fashions as any other. In recent times, ‘evidence-based policy’… Continue Reading →

Evidence, Consensus and Policy: curious case of changes proposed in India’s public health policy

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 tags: National Rural Health Mission, Planning Commission of India,Planning Commission XIIth Plan, Public Health India by Shivam Vij Guest post by KAVERI GILL, at  kafila.org The world of development is as prone to fashions as any other. In recent times, ‘evidence-based policy’… Continue Reading →

27th Ramanadham Memorial Meeting: Public Health, Inequality and Democratic Rights

The late sixties marked the first major crisis of independent India at all levels of its economy and polity. This crisis gave birth to radical movements. Among these were the tribal and peasant struggles led by Marxist Leninist parties. Brutal… Continue Reading →

Anybody ill here and seen a doctor yet?

  KRISHNA D. RAO,  The Hindu   The Hindu GLOOMY PROGNOSIS: For the hardship that rural doctors have to endure, government service offers relatively little in terms of quality of life. Photo: Singam Venkataramana Addressing the scarcity of medical practitioners… Continue Reading →

Don’t take the wrong pill- Universal Health Coverage

      Editorial, The Hindu    The Planning Commission must not make the mistake of letting short-term fiscal concerns overturn the national aspiration for Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Some elements of the draft Twelfth Plan on health have caused… 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 →

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