18January2018

A Newspaper for the health conscious


Dr. Subramania Iyer
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'Service to the suffering makes life fulfilling'

  Dr. Subramania Iyer, Head, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi (Kerala), and his team in 2015 became the first to conduct the successful double hand transplant in India.

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Don't play politics with doctors, healthcare

 Recent weeks have been very trying for the healthcare sector in India. We have seen various state governments trying to get tough and harsh with doctors, healthcare establishments and nursing staff and then having to eat humble pie as the governments do not have an alternative.

Lalit Mishra, ‎C E O - ‎Drug Today
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Is profit the sole motive in corporate hospitals?

 In recent days, the collective conscience of the nation has been shaken by twin pieces of news emanating from two leading corporate hospitals in Gurugram, Haryana, about the hospital bills of some Rs 16 lakh to Rs 18 lakh presented by the hospitals to the parents of seven year old kids who had died after treatment for some three weeks each in the hospitals.

Dr Vivek Chouksey, the president of FORDA
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Strengthening Our Primary Health Care Will Solve Half the Problem: Dr Chouksey

Dr Vivek Chouksey is a very vocal voice of doctors who are often attacked in health facilities across India.

Dr H K Chopra is the Chairman of the Cardiological Society
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Preventive cardiology can reduce heart disease

 Dr H K Chopra is the Chairman of the Cardiological Society of India and World Wellness Foundation.

A vociferous demonstration by doctors against injustice
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Medico-Govt. standoff needs solutions, not strikes

 DTMT Network
Protest or strike is a fundamental right recognized in most democratic countries including India. A strike in the healthcare sector causes great problems to the common man. However, due to the insensitivity of political leaders, medical staff is left with no option but to resort to striking work to press for even their legitimate demands.