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Public health issues, research on health systems, HTA and HEOR. We provide primary and secondary research on areas like health system, UHC, HTA, emerging diseases, NCDs, mental health, medical education, women’s health. Our vision is to help achieve a framework that ensures health coverage at every stage of life, with particular emphasis on primary health services, to ensure that all people receive quality health services without suffering financial hardship.
Why China’s shrinking population is a big deal – counting the social, economic and political costs of an aging, smaller society
Professor, Feng Wang, University of California, Irvine writes about China's rapidly increasing ageing society and its impact on economy, society, and politics.
Ms. Neeti in this piece addresses the issue of global hearing problem, noise pollution, and noise induced hearing loss.
Ms. Neeti in this piece explores the different areas of the Rural Health Statistics 2020-2021, a database of functional health facilities, available health resources and their quality in the country.
As per the estimate, approximately 6 to 8% of people are affected by rare diseases worldwide. According to the estimate in 2016, in India about 72–96 million people are affected by any rare disease.
Pharma companies often reap the rewards of public spending. The U.S, every new drug approved by the FDA between 2010 and 2019 has relied on grants from the NIH. The companies sometimes turn around and charge the public exorbitant prices for the same drugs.