IPA, Bilcare Sign
MoU For Packaging
The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and Bilcare has signed a
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote innovations in packaging,
informed a press release.
Paramedical & Physiotherapy Councils Bill - 2004 : Physiotherapists
Find Not Acceptable
Opposing Government's initiative to club physiotherapy with
paramedical council, physiotherapists across the country have demanded
a "Physiotherapy Council of India".
Medical Architecture : IIA Forming Standardised Guidelines
Just when experts are propagating the importance of accreditation and
standardisation of healthcare institutes, the Indian Institute of
Architects (IIA) has mooted the proposal of forming standardised
guidelines in medical architecture. The IIA, supported by the Council
of Architects, is in the process of forming a core group to devise the
spatial norms and standards for hospital design, architecture and
construction of healthcare facilities.
GE Healthcare Launches High Definition Magnetic Resonance (HDMR)
System In India
GE Healthcare, a division of General Electric Company, launched in
India the High Definition Magnetic Resonance (HDMR) system. This
breakthrough technology, which was introduced in the US in December
2004, features five critical MR applications that have been developed
or co-developed by GE's engineering and scientific teams located in
The Potential For Medical Tourism In India Bigger Than Estimated
One Billion Dollars
The potential for medical tourism may be seriously underestimated.
While estimates such as CII-McKinsey are for little over billion
dollars by 2012, the opportunity could be far larger. Even a small
fraction - 2% of spending on health care in developed countries could
mean a $50 b industry for India. Of course, India would have to get
its act straight in 10 years.
GE Healthcare teams with Dr Trehan for
With an eye on
developing a world-class diagnostic and research & development
facility in India, Dr Naresh Trehan has entered into an MoU with GE
Healthcare for establishing Medicity in Gurgaon. Medicity will be
spread over 43 acres and will require an investment of $250 million.