Health

Gorakhpur Tragedy: No country for children

Shalini Sharma

The staggering number of deaths reported from Gorakhpur and Jamshedpur should be looked at against the larger backdrop of the failure of the public health system
Shalini Sharma Delhi

Gorakhpur tragedy: Oxygen vendor claims hospital wanted increased commission for clearing payment

Hardnews Bureau

BRD hospital Principal Rajiv Kumar Mishra says the delay in the payment was due to CM Yogi Adityanath’s visit
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

How do we fix India’s ‘stunted’ growth?

Shalini Sharma

Despite having a food safety solution since 1975, our progress has been slower than some of the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. How do we fix it?
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Health: Where is the cure?

While allocating more funds to biomedical research and development will help, the problem also calls for a more serious course correction at several levels
Shalini Sharma Delhi

Panacea promised

Nikhil Thiyyar

Generic drugs are an important piece of India’s healthcare puzzle but they are not the solution to all ills. The government’s decision to make compulsory prescription of generic drugs is a shortsighted one
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

NHP 2017: Grand vision but timid steps

Hardnews Bureau

The National Health Policy has its heart in the right place but it fails in making commitments or providing a roadmap to realise its ambition
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

‘Vaccines key to improving health security’

Shalini Sharma

Hardnews spoke to Dr Katherine O’Brien, executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center, on the role vaccines can play in improving health outcomes in India
Shalini Sharma Delhi 

MCD Polls: A battle for relevance

Shibu Kumar Tripathi

Delhi’s civic ills once again make for bold subheads in various political manifestos as the city prepares to vote on April 23. Whether the promises are kept is a future issue
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

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