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Medicine for sale

What does a patient spend in a government hospital for medical care? How is our tax money spent on public health? How can we make sure which health policy to support? – these are some questions that we’ll ponder in this article


Integration of Alternative Medicine into Evidence-Based Medicine: Fruitful or Futile?

As the world takes a step towards Evidence-Based Medicine, a pertinent question is whether alternative medicine is simply equivalent to a placebo or a science not yet explained by our skill set? This issue has become even more important in the times of a bridge course that could potentially link AYUSH and allopathic medicine. The therapies under alternative medicine have been practiced since time immemorial but is that enough to be able to recommend them to patients.


Social sciences and management of health services: Do you know what it takes to manage a hospital, a district or even the healthcare of the country?

Have you ever imagined what it would be like leading hundreds of people or maybe even more? Do you know who makes sure that the doctors, nurses and the rest of the paramedical staff are able to work expeditiously in a smooth setting? Well, that’s when the role of healthcare managers comes into play. Would you like to manage a healthcare setting maybe even at a district, state or national level someday?