Going forward, it also illustrates that women who are employed on night shifts with adequate security and calls for better working conditions for employees such as drinking water, canteen, first aid, lavatory and crèche.
With an aim to eradicate life threatening diseases among school students, Punjab Government has introduced a digitised healthcare card for all school students in the state, which will make them eligible for free treatment of 30 life-threatening diseases.
Medical and dental courses will be costlier from the coming academic year. Medical Education Minister Sharan Prakash Patil unveiled the cost of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to increase by 10 per cent.
India’s medical device industry, which is estimated at $5 billion is marred by huge reliance on imports. Thereby, the manufacturers urge government to give concession on the import duty in order to boost economic growth of the industry.
In a move to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiated ‘Make in India’ campaign, the Union Government is planning to allow a 100 per cent Foreign Direct investment (FDI) in medical devices, not on generic drugs.