Technology is going to play a key role in India’s roadmap for health infrastructure: ETILC members – ET HealthWorld

2020 has taught India and the world that a well-functioning healthcare system and healthy population are critical to the economic and social well-being of a country. Building a strong infrastructure with institutionalised planning capability, efficient implementation, centre-state dialogue and cooperation between private and public institutions are essential components to achieve this goal. Scaling up the … Read more

Covid vaccine teenagers: ‘I want to play my part’

A clinical trial testing the safety and effectiveness of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on children has begun. Around 300 volunteers aged six to 17 are taking part in the study, which will see 240 children receive the Covid-19 vaccine, with the remainder given a control meningitis vaccine. Participants will be given a second dose of … Read more

Telehealth will continue to play a major role in patient outcomes in the post Covid-19 world: Ron Emerson, Global Healthcare Lead, Zoom – ET HealthWorld

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld, spoke to Ron Emerson, Global Healthcare Lead, Zoom, to know more about the impact and growth of telehealth during the pandemic and the promise it holds for the future. How has technology impacted healthcare industry during the pandemic?The pandemic has completely transformed the healthcare industry to cater to patients, and telehealth … Read more

Bihar polls: Free rice and TV is fine but not free vaccine, asks BJP; Congress says don’t play with lives

As electioneering for the Bihar assembly polls enters its final leg, the war of words between the BJP and the Opposition has further intensified with each accusing the other of indulging in petty politics. The latest in this chain is the controversy over the BJP’s promise of providing a free Covid-19 vaccine to Bihar if … Read more

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals should play Ben Stokes in middle-order, Jos Buttler at the top – Pragyan Ojha

Rajasthan Royals ended their 2-match losing streak when they defeated Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday with Jos Buttler delivering for the former champions in the middle-order. Buttler hit an unbeaten 70 after a top-order collapse to help them seal 2 crucial points and remain in the play-offs race at IPL 2020. Despite … Read more

After COVID, When Can Young Athletes Resume Play?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Young athletes who’ve had moderate COVID-19 symptoms should be symptom-free for 14 days and get their doctor’s OK before returning to practices or games, according to a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. An electrocardiogram (EKG) is also recommended for those who’ve … Read more