Lead Articles

March 24, 2016

Choosing wisely your interventions and tests is the right way

It is said that over 80% of diagnoses are made on history alone, a further 5-10% on examination and the remainder on investigations. Accurate diagnosis rests […]
March 24, 2016

Health takes centre stage in union budget 2016

Finance minister announced a new health protection insurance scheme promising health cover up to 1 lakh per family and additional Rs 30000 cover for senior citizens. […]
March 24, 2016

India lags behind in Health related Millennium Development Goals

A few days are left for the nation to achieve the targets set under the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  There are eight such goals which […]
February 28, 2016

Assault on Doctors

Doctors at LNJP hospital Delhi were attacked by a mob on January 25, 2016, adding to the never-ending list of acts of violence against doctors. The […]
February 28, 2016

Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction is a measure of the extent to which a patient is content with the health care which they receive from their health care provider.  In evaluations of health care quality, patient satisfaction is […]
February 28, 2016

Female foeticide;Woman should have fundamental right to decide which pregnancy to carry!

The obsession for son in preference to a girl child has been rampant in India for several generations, because it believes that boys are more useful […]