Lead Articles

November 14, 2016

Doctors’ political views

“There is only one wealth and that is health”, is an old saying.  However, the successive governments at the centre never recognized health as a means […]
November 14, 2016

Food as medicine

The old saying goes ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’. Now many nutritionists say you can substitute orange or banana in place of apple […]
September 28, 2016

G P or Specialist?

“It’s more important to know the patient who has the disease, than the disease the patient has.” This was true when Hippocrates said it 2500 years […]
September 27, 2016

Futuristic Healthcare

Industry analysts report that the private sector accounts for more than 85 percent of all hospitals, close to 90 percent of doctors, about 70 percent of […]
September 27, 2016

Poor’s Healthcare

Successive governments promised to transform the healthcare system, but little has changed on the ground, especially for the poor. Central allocation remains around 1% of GDP. […]
September 27, 2016

Smartphone in Healthcare

While smart phones are blamed for several unconfirmed hazards to health, it has transformed healthcare radically. “Both Internet-based and mobile-based programmes can help people become more […]