Tag Archives: Bangalore

indian mental health policy

The union health ministry on Friday launched the country’s first ever mental health policy to provide access to good quality treatment to mentally ill people with the focus on those living in poverty. The policy, launched by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, is backed up by the “Mental Health Action Plan 365” which spells out […]

Equalise number of UG, PG medical seats: Devi Shetty

#88926355 / gettyimages.com Equalise number of UG, PG medical seats: Devi Shetty Bangalore, Jul 29, 2013, DHNS : The Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the Association of Healthcare Providers India (AHPI) have written to the Ministry of Health demanding equalisation of medical seats in undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses. At a press conference on […]

The Wonderful Dr Devi Shetty

Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 4:51 pm   Yet again I have come across another compassionate and amazing man known as ‘The King of Hearts’. I watched a documentary on his hospital that runs at a profit, and had to learn more about him, so here is his story. Dr Devi Prasad Shetty was born […]

‘Production line’ heart surgery

By Chris Morris BBC News, Delhi Out of media player. Press enter to return or tab to continue. Inside India‘s ‘production line’ heart hospital The chest of a thirteen-year-old boy Uday Kumar has been sliced open and a team of doctors are operating on his heart. “This is for patients who have a single ventricle,” says […]