Rising Healthcare Cost In India: Affordability & Preparedness

Healthcare facilities in India have considerably improved, and the country is often described as a “Pharmacy Bowl” of the world. Progress has been made. Continuous efforts are being channelized to improve the affordability and quality of medical care for the 1.25 billion+ population; however, substantial challenges, including the rising healthcare cost, remain insufficiently addressed.

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The Killer Encephalitis: The Virus, Disease, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Precautions

India, especially the northern part of the country, has been struck by an all too familiar tragedy. The killer virus, the deadly disease, Encephalitis (Acute Encephalitis Syndrome or AES), which was first detected almost 40 years ago in 1978, has already taken lives of more than 100 children in the last two weeks and the death toll, unfortunately, is expected to rise.

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