Tags: Life in India

OECD report says India’s biotech efforts lack focus

Financial Express reports , India’s government-funded biotechnology laboratories and departments suffer from a lack of focus, says an paper released by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s on Indian biotech industry. Multiple departments with overlapping functions has led to duplication of research funding and a lack of coordination. Consequently, there is no prioritisation of […]

A new trend: Indian players getting into to International Play

Inorganic international growth seems to be the new trend. Indian biotech industry is repackaging itself from a low end research/manufacturing base and positioning itself as global players! From Pharma Pulse The latest Pharma Insights report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) indicates that as pressures on the pharmaceutical industry increase, global consolidation will continue. According to the study, […]

VC funding for biotech in India

SUDIPTA SEN (MD, SAS Institute, India) in financial times, VC funding is available but seed stage and early stage funding is still a distant dream for entrepreneurs. The government has a much greater role to play in the growth of biotechnology in India. Besides developing a robust regulatory framework and setting up biotech parks, an […]

Walking tour of Bangalore

Must try this sometime (more at www.bangalorewalks.com) If you really want to understand Bangalore, what makes it tick, why it is what it is, join us on this walk through Victorian Bangalore. See Schedule Buy Tickets Now! Been on this walk already ? Check out The End of Empire walk How long is the walk? […]

National Rural Health Mission launched

The NRHM also plans to train and enhance capacity of Panchayati Raj Institutions(PRIs) to own, control and manage public health services. The Mission also envisages the following roles for PRIs: States are required to commit for devolution of funds, functionaries and programmes for health to PRIs; the District Health Mission should be chaired by Zila […]

Indian Hospitals Informatics Network

My comments on the Care2x list at sourceforge I noticed that there is considerable interest in Care2X deployment in India, so i thought i will share my thoughts and our experiences. A. Number of implementations of Care2x are not substantial, and also not much publicised B. There is considerable amount of customization needed to make […]

CK Prahalad on Health Care

All the U.S. business schools starting to do research in India want to study Indian health care. Why do they (including your center) want to study Indian health care when everybody knows how inadequate and inefficient this health care system is? Health care, like everything else in India, is a paradox. Overall, health care in […]

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