India's largest referral hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi India is meeting the challenge of reaching quality health care to every household in a country of over a billion people living in over 700,000 cities, towns, villages and hamlets. The country boasts of some of the finest hospitals in the region, cutting-edge research facilities, pharma companies which also export their products to other countries. Indian doctors are known for their expertise and commitment to their chosen vocation.
The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is one of the flagship initiatives of the government. Over the last three years of implementation, the NRHM has brought about comprehensive rejuvenation of the public health system in the country.

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Jamia gets geologist Ahmad as new vice-chancellor

Noted geologist Talat Ahmad has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia University here, an official statement said Wednesday.

WHO report reveals worldwide threat to public health

A new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) - its first to globally look at antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance - reveals that this serious threat is no longer a prediction for the future but is happening right now in every region of the world and has the potential to affect anyone, of any age, in any country.

Obesity related to metabolic diseases: Study

 Abdominal obesity in children is directly related to metabolic diseases in them, including high blood pressure and diabetes, a new study has shown.

Lymphoma among fastest growing cancers worldwide
By Shweta Sharma

Fever, breathlessness and lack of energy could be much more than just fatigue, warn health experts. Such symptoms are synonymous with lymphoma or a type of blood cancer, which is one of the fastest-growing cancers in the world. However, experts said the cure rate is high if detected early.

Ashoka, India’s first liberal arts university, to open in August
By DEEPA NAIR/ Hindustan Times

What started as a lunchroom conversation between IIT Delhi pass-outs Vineet Gupta, MD, Jamboree Education, and Rakesh Jaggi, Vice-President,

Yoga can help women with urinary incontinence

Yoga and meditation can help women improve pelvic health, gain more control over their urination and avoid accidental urine leakage, a promising research indicates.

'Education has to go beyond text books'

What is written in textbooks can only lend to bookish knowledge. For holistic learning and sensitisation at an early age, educational institutions should go beyond classrooms, experts say.

One-year-old baby 500th liver recipient from Pakistan

One-year-old Nalain Aziz has become the 500th Pakistani patient who underwent a successful liver transplant at a city hospital in New Delhi.

Bone marrow can cure blood disorders

A leading specialty hospital has demonstrated that bone marrow stem cells can cure blood disorders like leukemia, thalassemia and aplastic anemia, a bone marrow failure.

Now, the ICU comes home - at a fraction of the cost
By Rupesh Dutta

Imagine a fully functional ICU in the comfort of your home and at a fraction of the cost - Rs.7,000 to Rs.10,000 per day against Rs.25,000 to Rs.50,000 per day in a hospital. It's a reality in the national capital New Delhi.