26 Jun 2017

PPP Model In Healthcare Will Help Deliver Efficient Services

Talking about potential of PPP model in the health sector, NATHEALTH president, Dr Arvind Lal said, “for higher spending in the healthcare sector, PPP projects need to be scaled up and implemented across the country and the government needs to encourage successful projects.” Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant has said

23 Jun 2017

SA budget: $1.1bn to focus on boosting city service

Modernising Adelaide’s metropolitan hospitals is the centrepiece of a $1.1 billion pre-election budget package for health, which consumes half of this year’s record $2.2bn spending on infrastructure in South Australia. A spending commitment in the state budget of $918.5 million covers upgrades for big suburban hospitals, many in key marginal

21 Jun 2017

Govt asks private clinics to submit list of AIDS patients they are treating

National Aids Control Organization (NACO) has written to all states and Union territories to direct private clinics and hospitals to compile and submit a list of HIV/AIDS cases they are treating Private clinics and hospitals will now have to notify the government about HIV/AIDS patients getting treatment at their facilities.

12 Jun 2017

Health Minister Says Partnership With Private Pharmacies Nothing But Positive

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is reporting a significant reduction in waiting time and over 17,000 prescriptions filled to date since the government forged a partnership with private pharmacies to dispense drugs on its behalf. “The response has been nothing but positive,” Tufton said, while delivering the keynote address at

31 May 2017

Public-private sector partnership in health sector key to society’s wellbeing

The Wa’i Award, launched by the Ministry of Health and represented by the Awareness Department, highlighted the positive cooperation between the public and private sectors. The award covered individuals, companies and charities. The competition between both sectors aims at raising the health awareness of all members of society in order

25 May 2017

Prime Minister Mr. Modi urges startups to research on medical devices

The Prime Minister was giving the inaugural address to felicitate 75 years of Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai In an inaugural address to felicitate 75 years of Tata Memorial Hospital, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited start-ups to focus on more research for innovative medical devices. “India should manufacture its own

22 May 2017

$323 million Buffett Cancer Center designed to spur collaboration between doctors, researchers

With about two weeks to go until the first patients arrive, the new Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center last week was bustling with nurses and other health care providers getting the lay of their new land. One group gathered in the infusion center, where cancer patients will receive chemotherapy

19 May 2017

Investment in health is the foundation for sustainable development

At a time of accelerating change, when the news cycle feels more like a cyclone, a historic meeting this weekend could be overlooked. It shouldn’t be. The health ministers of G20 countries are gathering for the first time – a clear indication of the role of health in global development

17 May 2017

Public private partnership award for East Lothian Community Hospital

The East Lothian Community Hospital project has been recognised at the Partnerships Awards in London with a Silver award in the Best Healthcare category. The new hospital is being delivered by NHS Lothian’s development partner, hub South East Scotland, with Morrison Construction appointed as the main contractor. The programme of

10 May 2017

Philips Partnership with Kenya and the UN will Advance Healthcare Agenda

Royal Philips announced last week its full support for a new Government of Kenya and United Nations (UN) initiative aimed at strengthening primary and community healthcare in Africa. The leading health technology company is coming on board as the first private sector partner to establish an SDG (Sustainable Development Goals)