Nursing syllabus gets a major revamp

Synopsis: The revamped programme for B.Sc nursing is aimed at standardization and includes medical ethics and simulation training. Introduction: The syllabus of BSC Nursing programmes has been revised. This is the first major overhaul after 1947. The revised curriculum has been standardized, updated and is aimed at bringing uniformity in nursing education across India. Who… Continue reading Nursing syllabus gets a major revamp

Costly active pharma ingredients from China create healthcare hurdles in India

Source: Down to Earth What is the news? A recent report Pharma Industry: Trends and Prospects has identified various gaps in Pharma Industry of India due to its dependence on China for API’s. What is an API? Active pharmaceutical ingredients or APIs can be defined as the chemicals used to manufacture pharmaceutical drugs. The active… Continue reading Costly active pharma ingredients from China create healthcare hurdles in India

Why India needs an NHS-like healthcare model?

Source: Indian Express Relevance: Understanding issues in the Indian health sector Synopsis: India’s health care sector is plagued with various issues which have been exposed during Covid crisis. Let’s have a brief look at issues affecting Indian health sector. Context The Health ministry has claimed in Parliament that Punjab has reported only four “suspected” deaths… Continue reading Why India needs an NHS-like healthcare model?