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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 Bangalore.

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 ''Medicity''

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.