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India’s medical waste growing at 7% annually: ASSOCHAM-Velocity study

Inadequate waste management can cause environmental pollution, growth and multiplication of vectors, leading to the transmission of diseases like typhoid, cholera, hepatitis and AIDS through injuries from syringes and needles..............

Higher GST on medical equipment is bad news for the healthcare...

In the below contributory column, Dr Shankar Narang, Chief Operating Officer, Paras Healthcare shares his views on what he believes are the long-term ill effects of Goods and Services Tax on the medical technologies.............

Increased GST on medtech means higher medical costs for patients: MTaI

In its latest statement, the Medical Technology Association of India has pointed out that it would have helped if the medical services were zero-rated, similar to exports, where full tax credit against inputs would be refundable........

Withdrawal of GST exemption on hospital equipment: a boon or bane...

While the imported hospital equipment would become costlier post withdrawal of Goods and Service Tax exemption from 1st July, the decision would add burden on patient's pockets.....

Health ministry begins first ever training program for public health workers

The health minister, Mr J P Nadda inaugurated the first-ever Induction Training Programme for new recruits of Central Health Services (CHS) and urged them to imbibe new thoughts and experiences to enhance their skills.......

WHO India honours Public Health Champions

The scope of the awards covers contribution to significant advances in population and person focused services and inter-sectoral actions........

NEET 2017 to be held in June next year

No other examination either at state level or institutional level shall be valid as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 with effect from 2017 admission session......

A step towards precision medicine for cancer patients

IBM in partnership with Quest Diagnostics has introduced Watson-powered genomic sequencing service to help physicians bring precision cancer......

Bannerghatta based Fortis awarded the ‘Best Medical Tourism Hospital’

This hospital was India’s first hospital to achieve medical tourism accreditation from the US-based MTQUA in 2014....

BioQuest wins Platinum & Gold at Hermes Creative Awards, 2016

Over the last 10 years BioQuest has been growing steadily and services clients across Asia, Europe and America...