Lesbian couple challenge NHS over ‘discriminatory’ fertility policy

“Our research has found that female same-sex couples and single women are disproportionately impacted by policies which require that they self-finance costly, and less effective, artificial insemination, in some cases for at least two years, before becoming eligible for funded IVF,” says Marta Jansa Perez, director of embryology at BPAS Fertility. Source link

Broken health system most prominent challenge in telehealth adoption in India: Ramya Subramanian – ET HealthWorld

In an interaction with ETHealthwold, Ramya Subramanian, Co-founder and COO at Docty, elucidates on mental health consultations are seeing an uptake in telehealth services. Q: How beneficial do you believe are the telehealth services in providing mental health support especially amid the COVID pandemic?As per a report by the Telemedicine Society of India (TSI) in … Read more

TikTok Milk Crate Challenge Puts Kids at Serious Risk

Aug. 27, 2021 — A milk crate climbing challenge that has had a sudden rise on social media this past week has led to many of its participants taking a hard fall. The TikTok trend, which involves stacking milk crates in a pyramid-shaped staircase and attempting to climb up one side and down the … Read more

India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre 2nd edition ‘Innovation Challenge’ to focus on Covid management solutions – ET HealthWorld

India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre, a collaboration between the Swedish Trade Commissioner’s Office, AIIMS Delhi and AIIMS Jodhpur, virtually launched its second edition of the healthcare innovation challenge. The innovation challenge is an opportunity for startups to collaborate with partners on the Innovation Centre platform to help solve some of the problems in the healthcare delivery … Read more

Inability to predict the telehealth volunteer efforts- a key challenge: Raghavendra Prasad – ET HealthWorld

Raghavendra Prasad, Founder of Project StepOne In an interaction with ETHealthworld, Raghavendra Prasad, Founder of Project StepOne shares his experience and key challenges of driving the telemedicine project during the COVID-19 pandemic. Edited excerpts: Q: In your view, how has the acceptance of telemedicine evolved during the COVID-era? Do you think that the Telemedicine Practice … Read more

Industry 4.0 – The panacea for India’s vaccine development & distribution challenge – ET HealthWorld

by Dilip Sawhney Even as our nation battles the second wave of Covid-19, there are increasing concerns about the possibility of a third wave encompassing India later this year. In fact, experts claim that a third wave is “inescapable.” However, its impact can be minimised; the steps we take during this period will dictate the … Read more

Vaccinating India is the workflow challenge of our lifetime: Arun Balasubramanian – ET HealthWorld

By Arun Balasubramanian, Managing Director India & SAARC, ServiceNow The global vaccination rollout is, unequivocally, one of the most daunting logistical challenges of our generation. For India, the inoculation drive – already well underway – represents one of the biggest challenges considering our population size and geographic spread. More than 40 million citizens have received … Read more

Covid biggest NHS challenge since World War Two, says NHS boss

“When the whole of the NHS comes together we can make a major difference,” Sir Simon says. “The vaccination campaign is succeeding – the health service has got to take some of the things which have worked so well in the vaccination programme and apply them to cancer screening, heart disease and other ways of … Read more

UK to Infect Healthy Volunteers in Challenge Trial

Feb. 18, 2021 — The UK will conduct the world’s first coronavirus human challenge study, which means healthy volunteers will be deliberately infected with the coronavirus, government officials announced on Wednesday. The trial will begin within the month and will help scientists better understand the virus and test treatments and vaccines. Researchers are calling … Read more