Too much faith in private healthcare S. Srinivasan The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana provides only an illusion of universal health coverage. — V. Sreenivasa Murthy Essential health services should not be left to private players, as envisaged in the 12th Plan draft. The idea of free medicines for all announced recently by the Government of... Continue Reading →
http://ibnlive.in.com/videos/282480/the-greatest-indian-after-independence-br-ambedkar.html The only problem I have with this entire venture is the presumption 'after Mahatma" Aam sure that was put in deliberately in case the unthinkable happens.........that the babasaheb was the winner always.!!
Independence Day: O God, put out this fire for us Anwar Iqbal | 3 days ago “Yesterday I went to Gujranwala and found the house where you were born. The house where you left behind your parents, drenched in their own blood,” wrote Mohammad Riaz in an e-mail he sent to his friend Mahinder Singh... Continue Reading →
Pfizer Taking its medicine A drug giant coughs up to settle bribery charges Aug 11th 2012 | NEW YORK | IN AMERICA, it was once common for drug firms to offer doctors “perks” to encourage them to prescribe their pills. Regulators now frown on such iffy sales techniques, and drug firms have more or less... Continue Reading →
Stuart Temple (Deloitte) and Megan Ritchie (World Bank), held a hurried conference. Shrimaanth Deadly and Get A Sen(se) were meeting with Main Taxing. Of course Main Taxing was their local pimp but one really could not be absolutely sure. He tended to get his head clouded with a whole lot of stuff from a whole... Continue Reading →
Dr. Get A Sen(se) was elated. She and Dr. Shrimaanth Deadly had been invited to a close door meeting with Mr. Main Taxing. Mr. Main Taxing was taxing in more ways than one, but he was in power, so one just had to let the country head any which way that he so decided. Dr.... Continue Reading →
This story cannot be quite complete without bringing in the extremely sugary sweet, angelic, good-natured, perpetually smiling, ever kind, sensitive, generous, innocent Dr. Sevasadan into the picture. He was so humble that even humility felt out-maneuvered by him. He was so simple that even simplicity slid away having lost in his presence. He was so... Continue Reading →
Activists up in arms against new proposal on health care Aarti Dhar Share · Comment (3) · print · T+ The Hindu CRYING FOR ATTENTION: A view of the public health centre at Srinivasa Nagar, Kolathur, Chennai shows the desolate condition it is in. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam. Health activists are up in arms against the... Continue Reading →