Pharmaceuticals depriving public of Rs. 90 billion annually

Health Watch on Sunday said it has calculated impact of unlawful drug price hike on the masses by pharmaceutical companies at Rs 90 billion annually.

It lauded the Supreme Court (SC) for putting pharmaceutical firms on notice for overpricing of drugs on false grounds pushing healthcare out of the reach of millions of the downtrodden.

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ZoneAsia-Pk: Why aren’t the Army Doctors complaining?

By Zoon Ahmad Khan

Punjab’s problems are not only escalating (vertically), but also very visibly expanding (horizontally). The unscheduled load shedding, Energy Crisis, and the Doctor’s strike. The perceived culprits in Punjab’s suffering vary from the federal government, the provincial, or corruption and the jealous peripheries, influenced for the most part by prior political . . . → Read More: ZoneAsia-Pk: Why aren’t the Army Doctors complaining?

The best place for a woman to live is Canada

Policies that promote gender equality, safeguards against violence and exploitation and access to healthcare make Canada the best place to be a woman among the world’s biggest economies, aglobal poll of experts showed on Wednesday.

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Debunking common myths about the US health-care reform

House Republicans plan to press forward Wednesday with their effort to repeal the health-care law enacted last year. They have the votes, so the bill’s passage is not in doubt. But the Democrats who control the Senate have no interest in following suit, and President Obama has pledged a veto. So this is mostly a . . . → Read More: Debunking common myths about the US health-care reform