Lead Articles

May 1, 2016

Patient First; why quackery is flourishing!

A Government employee of Delhi was advised by AIIMS hospital on April 21, 1997 coronary artery bypass graft and asked to deposit Rs 70,000. He arranged the […]
May 1, 2016

Primary Healthcare in Punjab

Primary Healthcare is of critical importance in uplifting the overall health status of the state and making the life of its citizens more livable. It is […]
May 1, 2016

Good doctor

An old Chinese proverb is entirely relevant to the question of a good doctor, when ‘pill-pushing for all’ has become the order of the day. The […]
May 1, 2016

Ethical Healthcare

Ethics deals with right and wrong conduct, with what we ought to do and what we should refrain from doing.  This is important in every department […]
March 24, 2016

Choosing wisely your interventions and tests is the right way

It is said that over 80% of diagnoses are made on history alone, a further 5-10% on examination and the remainder on investigations. Accurate diagnosis rests […]
March 24, 2016

Health takes centre stage in union budget 2016

Finance minister announced a new health protection insurance scheme promising health cover up to 1 lakh per family and additional Rs 30000 cover for senior citizens. […]