Bringing medical devices under purview of Drugs Act to make medical devices dearer; may lead to higher inputs costs for hospitals: ICRA

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Almost entire gamut of devices is covered including those that are used for diagnosis, life support, treatment of any ailment, the ones used to disinfect other medical devices as also the software used in medical …

New Industry Watchdog Analysis Shows Philip Morris International Addicting a New Generation

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Despite Its “Unsmoke” Rhetoric, PMI Continues to Invest in Its Deadly Cigarette Business STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products) published new analyses today that show Philip Morris International is addicting new users to its …

Medical Fair India and Association of Indian Manufactures of Medical Devices – AiMeD

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The 26th edition of Medical Fair India 2020 (MEI) is slated to be held from 05-07 March, 2020 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.  It is a prominent exhibition and conference for …

What to Expect from Telemedicine in 2020

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Telemedicine is the perfect solution to India’s healthcare problems. The key reason for this is it brings quality healthcare to the masses. In a country like India, telemedicine is the only way to bring …

Philips unveils its ‘Hospital of the Future’ vision at India Hospital Design & Build Summit 2020

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Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today introduced its ‘Hospital of the Future’ vision at the India Hospital Design and Build Summit 2020, organized in New Delhi. The …

India Diabetes Care Index: HbA1c level decreased in Delhi during October-December 2019

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  The average HbA1c level decreased to 8.47 from 8.76 as compared to the preceding quarter in Delhi  The average age of patients covered was 54 years, out of which 54% were male and …

Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre Signs MoU with African University in Education & Specialty Consultation

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Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre (MMHRC), Madurai has signed an MoU with Hope Africa University, a higher educational institution in Burundi, Africa in the areas of telemedicine, education, training, cancer care as well …

India Diabetes Care Index: HbA1c level decreased in Mumbai during October-December 2019

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The average HbA1c level decreased to 8.19 from 8.25 as compared to the preceding quarter in Mumbai The average ‘post-meal’ glucose level is alarmingly high at 224.87 mg/dL in the city, making patients living …

K G Ananthakrishnan appointed new Director General of OPPI

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The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI), which represents the research-based pharmaceutical companies, has appointed KG Ananthakrishnan (KG) as its new Director General from today.  KG takes over from Kanchana TK, who moves …

Rotary celebrates a century of service in India, reaffirms commitment to create positive, lasting change in the world

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Rotary begins its celebration of 100 years in India at the Rotary India Centennial Summit at the Biswa Bangla Convention Center, Feb. 14-16. Nearly 4,000 Rotary members from 35 countries, government officials and topic …