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tuberculosis

Health Organisations Write to Narendra Modi, Seek Compulsory Licences For Tuberculosis Drugs

Six health organisations and survivors of drug-resistant tuberculosis, health organisations and the TB community have appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow issuance...
kala azar

India Misses Kala Azar Elimination Deadline

India has missed the deadline of December 2017 of eliminating Kala Azar (Black fever or Dum Dum fever). In 2017 budget speech, the Finance Minister...
Amazon

Amazon Is Shaking Up A Healthcare Industry That’s Ripe For Disruption

The impact of a plan by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan to create a healthcare company. They have indicated that is will be a...
Specialist Care

Los Angeles County Scores An E-Success In Managing Specialist Care

An electronic program launched in 2012 by Los Angeles County’s health care system has reduced wait times for specialty care and eliminated the need...
HIV

State Fires Contractor After Problems Put California HIV Patients At Risk

California’s public health department Wednesday fired the contractor responsible for enrolling patients in a state-run AIDS program, saying its poor performance threatened enrollees’ access...
NHS

10 Charts That Show Why The NHS Is In Trouble

The sheer scale of the NHS can take the breath away. Every 24 hours it sees one million patients, and with 1.7 million staff...
Marcellus Shale Coalition

Health industry makes plea to gas drilling lobby to embrace methane controls

Thousands of Pennsylvania doctors, nurses and other health industry professionals have sent a letter to the Marcellus Shale Coalition, requesting that it stop legal...
public health bill

Is Public Health Bill finally ready?

A Health Bill pending for over a decade — that aims to deal with emergency health situations and control, and management of diseases likely...
community health centers

Threat Of Obamacare Repeal Leaves Community Health Centers In Limbo

Treating people for free or for very little money has been the role of community health centers across the U.S. for decades. In 2015,...