2020 US and global health care outlook

By Deloitte | April 19, 2022, 4:48 pm

Rising health care costs. Changing patient demographics. Evolving consumer expectations. New market entrants. Complex health and technology ecosystems. Health care stakeholders need to invest in value-based care, innovative care delivery models, advanced digital technologies, data interoperability, and alternative employment models to prepare for these uncertainties and build a smart health ecosystem.

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India-UAE trade pact set to boost pharma exports

By G. Naga Sridhar | March 25, 2022, 1:06 pm

Indian drug-makers can look for significant gains in pharma exports to the United Arab Emirates, thanks to the new trade pact inked by India with the latter. Pharmaceuticals is one of the products that has been included in the vortex of Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

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Impact of COVID-19 on people's livelihoods, their health and our food systems

By WHO | March 25, 2022, 1:06 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic loss of human life worldwide and presents an unprecedented challenge to public health, food systems and the world of work. The economic and social disruption caused by the pandemic is devastating: tens of millions of people are at risk of falling into extreme poverty, while the number of undernourished people, currently estimated at nearly 690 million, could increase by up to 132 million by the end of the year.

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Challenges to Healthcare in India - The Five A's

By Arvind Kasthuri | March 25, 2022, 1:06 pm

The Indian healthcare scenario presents a spectrum of contrasting landscapes. At one end of the spectrum are the glitzy steel and glass structures delivering high tech medicare to the well-heeled, mostly urban Indian. At the other end are the ramshackle outposts in the remote reaches of the “other India” trying desperately to live up to their identity as health subcenters, waiting to be transformed to shrines of health and wellness, a story which we will wait to see unfold. With the rapid pace of change currently being witnessed, this spectrum is likely to widen further, presenting even more complexity in the future.

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