India’s drug prices regulator calls for better oversight of private hospitals

India’s drug prices regulator calls for better oversight of private hospitals

India’s drug pricing authority called for better regulation of the country’s massive private healthcare industry on Friday to ensure government efforts to cut prices benefit patients. To cut the cost of procedures such as angioplasty and knee surgery, India’s National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has dramatically reduced prices of knee implants and cardiac stents in recent months. The move has been hailed as a major effort by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make healthcare affordable, but it has been met with stiff resistance from healthcare providers. Several hospitals across…

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Abortion prices ‘highest in London’

Abortion prices ‘highest in London’

Abortion rates amongst ladies in London had been maximum than the rest of britain , new figures have discovered. statistics from the office for countrywide data (ONS) found out huge local variations. Knowsley in Merseyside had the highest price out of doors London, BBC said on Thursday. Barking and Dagenham had the very best standard abortion charge, at 29 for each 1,000 women aged 15 to 44. The ONS stated the entire variety of abortions become “pretty regular” at 185,824 in 2015, a upward thrust of 0.7 percentage on the…

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Oil Prices May Have Bottomed, Says IEA

Oil Prices May Have Bottomed, Says IEA

London: Oil prices might have bottomed as production declines in the United States and other non-OPEC producers accelerate and an increase in Iranian supply has been less than dramatic, the International Energy Agency said on Friday. After a spectacular 2015, growth in global demand was slowing – with India and the Middle East being rare pockets of improvement, the IEA said in a monthly report. Growth could slow even further if oil prices kept rising, said the Paris-based IEA, which coordinates energy policies of industrialised nations. Oil prices hit their…

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