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'White Bear' violates NPPA Code of Ethics

Natalie Seales
Oxford Stories

Most episodes of “Black Mirror” are a little disturbing, and “White Bear” is no exception. At first, it seems like a dystopia or post-apocalyptic world. 407 more words

Black Mirror

The Big Healthcare Challenges in FY 19

As the present financial year draws to a close, I am left reflecting on the challenges the private healthcare services organizations in the country face in the coming year. 869 more words

Healthcare Marketing

Fortis row: Regulator who said hospitals inflated drug prices transferred

On March 1, 2018, Bhupendra Singh, the head of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) with a year of his tenure left, was transferred to the National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention, sparking protests from pro-access activists. 58 more words

Private Hospitals, Including Fortis, Making Profits up to 1737%: Drug Price Regulator’s New Study



The regulator’s study shows that the major beneficiaries of profits from inflated prices have been hospitals and not patients or manufacturers. 875 more words


Is It Time To Regulate Private Hospitals ?

No Wealth, No Health

A country that is hoping to launch the largest healthcare insurance scheme in the world, a long hard look in the mirror of its current state of health care is much needed.  782 more words


Ethics in Photojournalism

News images shape our culture in both profound and deep ways. Those who went through the Vietnam era couldn’t help but remember the daunting photographs that have come to symbolize that conflict. 678 more words

Stent price control: 5 reasons why 'high-end stent' companies might still hope

As the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) gets down to revisiting the prices of stents and discussing their makers’ grievances in February, here are five reasons why multinational stent companies selling relatively high-end products can still hope. 639 more words