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1 March, 2018 5:06 PM Pharma pricing panel chief Bhupendra Singh shunted out

Bhupendra Singh had pointed out profiteering by private hospitals Ten days after he released evidence of profiteering by private hospitals when dengue broke out, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) chairman Bhupendra Singh was transferred on Wednesday night. The NPAA investigation found that four private hospitals were forcing patients to buy drugs 36

22 February, 2018 4:18 PM Stop healthcare mafia from fleecing patients: distraught parents

Distraught fathers of child victims appeal to govt. Two distraught fathers, whose children died at private hospitals while being treated for dengue last year, have demanded that the government stop the ‘healthcare mafia from fleecing patients’ by reining in India’s large, unregulated private health sector. Speaking at a press conference in New Delhi 54

20 February, 2018 1:53 PM Margins on drugs as high as 1,192% in 4 pvt hospitals: NPPA

Non-scheduled drugs and diagnostic services constituted major components of charges billed to patients in four private hospitals with margins as high as 1,192 percent, drug pricing regulator NPPA said today. For consumables such as three way stop cock, BI valve, GS-3040, the margins were even higher. The purchase price of the device for the hospital 50

14 February, 2018 7:00 PM Free medicare for frontline forest staff in emergencies

WWF-India and Apollo Hospitals Foundation on Wednesday announced the renewal of their partnership under the ‘Specialised Medical Scheme’, where free medical treatment and recovery support is provided to frontline forest staff in case of medical emergency. The MoU was signed by vice-chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Foundation, Upasana Kamineni Konidela and WWF COO Karan 43

7 February, 2018 1:46 PM Hiba Nawab recovers from Dengue; resumes shoot for Jijaji Chhat Per Hai

The girl with a charming smile Hiba is all happy to resume shoot for SAB TV’s Jijaji Chhat Per Hai after 13 long days. Remember TellyChakkar had reported about Hiba down with dengue and was hospitalized after her platelets dropped drastically. However, Hiba has completely recovered from dengue and has resumed to shoot from today. TellyChakkar got in touch 70

2 February, 2018 10:19 AM 'Can't you work together?' Delhi High Court raps Delhi government, civic authorities over spread of dengue, chikungunya

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday hit out at the Delhi government and civic authorities over the spread of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital. Asking the two bodies to fulfil their duties, the court said: 'can't you work together? Please do your duties'. At least five people have been affected by the vector-borne disease in January 51

28 January, 2018 8:00 AM Deceased man charged Rs 7 lakh for surgery dies, family vandalises hospital

HYDERABAD: A 24-year-old patient, who died after brain surgery here, was charged with Rs 7 lakh for treatment by a city-based hospital authority. Following the incident, the family of the deceased vandalised property at Hyderabad's Yashodha Hospital. In another incident, allegations of overcharging were levelled against a Gurugram-based hospital by the family 56

27 January, 2018 7:41 AM Hiba Nawab down with Dengue; hospitalized!

Mumbai, 27 January 2018: The pretty looking TV actress Hiba Nawab, who is currently seen in SAB TV’s Jijaji Chhat Par Hai (Edit II Productions), is down with Dengue. The Tere Sheher Mein (Star Plus) fame started felling feverous and on consulting a doctor, she got diagnosed with Dengue. When we contacted Hiba, her mother Rusha answered the call and shared 55

24 December, 2017 5:01 AM After Fortis, Gurugram Medanta Hospital charges Rs 16 lakh for child's dengue treatment

NEW DELHI: A Gurugram based hospital charged nearly Rs 16 lakh for 21 days from the family of an eight-year-old boy, who was suffering from Dengue and later died. The boy was shifted to a different hospital after Gurugram's Medanta Hospital made the family shell out a huge amount. "My child was there in the hospital for 21 days, the hospital gave us a bill of Rs 15.88 lakh. We had to request 68

16 December, 2017 4:40 PM Dengue killed 226 people in India this year; 60,000 affected by Chikungunya: Data

NEW DELHI: Dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reporting the maximum number cases, while over 60,000 people were affected by Chikungunya in India this year, official data showed. The National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) figures till December 10 showed that dengue claimed the lives 47