Srinath Reddy

Type: Person
Name: Srinath Reddy
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

A new index to measure social progress

Is Gross Domestic Product (GDP) an adequate measure of a country's development across many dimensions? This has been debated vigorously in recent years. The discontent with GDP stems from the fact that it focusses exclusively on economic growth. Even ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Yes Minister, our empty hospitals in New Delhi are world class

Fans of the British political satire Yes Minister will remember a classic episode about a new hospital with more than 500 staff and no patients.In New Delhi, life is imitating art in a way that even the creators of Yes Minister would have found difficult ... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Excise hike on gutka may apply only to Meghalaya, Lakshadweep

The government's decision to hike specific excise duty on gutka and pan masala can apply only to one State (Meghalaya) and one Union Territory (Lakshadweep).Currently, all other States and Union Territories have banned the sale of gutka and pan masala ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

TTD Trust Board to be Rejigged Soon

TIRUMALA: The government is taking steps towards constituting a new trust board of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). Though some of the members of the board constituted by the previous Congress government resigned with the new government coming ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mental health: Mix of factors triggers clinical depression

Research shows that several factors could be responsible: chemical imbalances in the brain, problems with the brain’s ability to regulate mood, genetic predisposition, stressful events or medical conditions. Photo: iStockIt is a common belief that a low ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

16 years on, Delhi govt's 2 super-speciality hospitals still not ready for patients

NEW DELHI: In a country where thousands of patients die due to lack of access to specialized medical care, two super-speciality hospitals built by the Delhi government at a cost of over Rs 150 crore are still not ready to take in patients — 16 years after ... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Free drugs plan paradox

New Delhi, July 10: The allocation for the health sector has left sections of experts disappointed and wondering how the government will meet its own pledge to scale up free medicines and free diagnostic services. Finance minister Arun Jaitley said in ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Global Search for Education: A Healthy Start for All

"The best investments a country can make are in good maternal and infant care. Not only will this save lives; it will help produce a society of healthy and productive adults." - Governor Madeleine KuninPoverty, ignorance, poor health and under-nutrition ... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Global Search for Education: A Healthy Start for All

Jun 29, 2014 byRelated PostsThe Global Search For Education: Helping the World’s TeachersPosted on Jun 26, 2014The Global Search for Education: East vs. West – News from MalaysiaPosted on Jun 23, 2014The Global Search for Education: Teacher I Need Y ... [Published Education News - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

DOUBLE DILEMMA

Wilfred Faraias, 78, is leading a healthy life today in spite of the heart attack he suffered five years ago. He can walk half an hour and even climb two to three flights of stairs without much effort, thanks to the care he has been taking of his health ... [Published The Week - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rahul Gandhi's Congress Party offers India free healthcare in re-election bid

Party leader Rahul Gandhi offers free health care and housing in ‘pro-poor’ manifesto to stay in power India’s ruling Congress Party has pledged universal health care and housing for all in an attempt to defy the odds and win a third term in governme ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Feb 22 2014 - Updated Feb 22 2014 - 1 reports

Major industry bodies, knowledge firms come together to launch Healthcare Alliance

India’s premier industry bodies and top global consulting firms have joined together to form a common umbrella that will collectively draw up strategies for the future with a two-day conference from March 3 here, with a view to provide recommendations ... [Published PharmaBiz - Feb 22 2014]

Quotes

"india is bottom of the table of public health financing. forty to 50 million people have been pushed into poverty because they have had to pay for treatment they cannot afford. the poor and the near-poor will benefit most, so the rightright to health care is welcomed, but it must be translated into a cogent plan" said Dr Srinath Reddy of the Public Health Foundation India
"diabetes and its complications represent a rapidly expanding public health concern that is expected to affect 552 million people by 2030 with devastating health and economic consequences" said K Srinath Reddy, president, PHFI

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A new index to measure social progress [Published The Hindu - Jul 20 2014]
Yes Minister, our empty hospitals in New Delhi ... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 18 2014]
Excise hike on gutka may apply only to Meghalay... [Published The Hindu - Jul 16 2014]
TTD Trust Board to be Rejigged Soon [Published New Indian Express - Jul 16 2014]
Mental health: Mix of factors triggers clinical... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 14 2014]
16 years on, Delhi govt's 2 super-speciality ho... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
Free drugs plan paradox [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
The Global Search for Education: A Healthy Sta... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 29 2014]
The Global Search for Education: A Healthy Sta... [Published Education News - Jun 29 2014]
DOUBLE DILEMMA [Published The Week - Jun 17 2014]
Rahul Gandhi's Congress Party offers India free... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
Major industry bodies, knowledge firms come tog... [Published PharmaBiz - Feb 22 2014]
Tax soft drinks more, save lakhs from diabetes [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 02 2014]
Initiative to fight non-communicable diseases l... [Published ProKerala.com - Dec 13 2012]
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