Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, has issued a suo moto statement in the Lok Sabha on the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus Disease in China and the subsequent actions taken by the Government of India. Here’s what he said.
An ophthalmologist surgeon recounts her personal experience and the insights that she gained into the lives and needs of sex workers and the larger community on GB Road in the national capital, where she organised an eye care camp.
Citizen Matters launches a new column, Consumer Caveat, to bring you consumer stories from different cities and alert you to the various risks as a buyer of goods or services. In the first, a look at some cases against health service providers.
In a year of frequent face-offs between hospitals and citizens, the urgent need for regulation of the private medical sector has become obvious, but attempts in West Bengal and Karnataka have not had heartening results.