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Technology must necessarily be at the heart of any initiative

Technology must necessarily be at the heart of any initiative

By Prashant Jhaveri, Head, Products and Strategy, Medi Assist The Union Budget 2016 sets the tone for what we believe will redefine the future of the health benefits industry. Just…

Budget for Sustainable Development

Budget for Sustainable Development

By Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Country Director, India, ACCESS Health International I welcome the Union Budget, which has announced the provision of health insurance of up to Indian Rupees One Hundred Thousand…

Popular blood pressure app not accurate, research finds

Popular blood pressure app not accurate, research finds

New York, March 3: A popular smartphone app purported to accurately measure blood pressure in an instant actually fails to detect high blood pressure in eight out of 10 patients,…

Strategy to gradually eliminate Malaria

Strategy to gradually eliminate Malaria

ICTpost News Network New Delhi: March 1, 2016 The National Framework for Malaria Elimination in India (2016-2030) has been launched. The Health Minister, J P Nadda stated this in a…

Investing in maternal health should be a top policy priority of Modi government

Investing in maternal health should be a top policy priority of Modi government

ICTpost News Network New Delhi: Feb 27, 2016 The Indian Economic Survey 2015-16 highlights that relatively low cost maternal and early life health and nutrition programs offer very high returns…

How tablets and YouTube can empower people with intellectual disabilities

How tablets and YouTube can empower people with intellectual disabilities

Toronto, Feb 25: Tablets, smartphones and YouTube can go a long way in helping people with intellectual disability (ID) cope up with these challenges, say researchers from Concordia University in…

No hike in drug prices due to hike in import taxes:  Union Health Minister Nadda

No hike in drug prices due to hike in import taxes:  Union Health Minister Nadda

Alappuzha, Feb 22: Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda ruled out the possibility of any increase in drug prices due to hike in import taxes and…

HarVa: Sustainable inclusive growth by creating value in rural India

HarVa: Sustainable inclusive growth by creating value in rural India

HarVa is a rural start up that primarily focuses on skill development, BPO, community based farming and microfinance. ICTpost Media Action India’s cities are experiencing development at a very rapid…

Health Informatics Standardisation in Indian Healthcare

Health Informatics Standardisation in Indian Healthcare

Dr. Baljit Singh Bedi Advisor, Health Informatics, Ministry of Communication & IT(GoI) Understanding Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) •Healthcare area is highly Data dependent. Power of ICTs lies in its…

Zika: Short- and Long-Term Approaches to Successfully Combat the Outbreak

Zika: Short- and Long-Term Approaches to Successfully Combat the Outbreak

Mirco Junker, Global Data The recent outbreak of the Zika virus in South America — which began in Brazil in May 2015 and has now spread to over 30 countries…