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Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sectors - both in terms of revenue and employment. Healthcare comprises hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment. The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a brisk pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players.

Indian healthcare delivery system is categorised into two major components - public and private. The Government, i.e. public healthcare system comprises limited secondary and tertiary care institutions in key cities and focuses on providing basic healthcare facilities in the form of primary healthcare centres (PHCs) in rural areas. The private sector provides majority of secondary, tertiary and quaternary care institutions with a major concentration in metros, tier I and tier II cities.

India's competitive advantage lies in its large pool of well-trained medical professionals. India is also cost competitive compared to its peers in Asia and Western countries. The cost of surgery in ...

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Health physicists

Health physicists

Oct. 26, 2017, 12:13 p.m.

If you want to become a health physicist, you first need to determine if this career path is a good fit for you. If the following description sounds like you, then you’re probably well suited for a car..

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Alfred G. Gilman - Biography

Alfred G. Gilman - Biography

Sept. 28, 2017, 3:14 p.m.

Alfred G. Gilman was an American pharmacologist and biochemist, best known for his discovery of G-protein. Born to a well-known pharmacologist, Alfred Zack Gilman, he earned his ba..

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Gertrude B. Elion - Biography

Gertrude B. Elion - Biography

Sept. 28, 2017, 2:43 p.m.

Gertrude B. Elion was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, who, along with George H. Hitchings and Sir James Black, won the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The tr..

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Susumu Tonegawa - Biography

Susumu Tonegawa - Biography

Sept. 28, 2017, 1:18 p.m.

Susumu Tonegawa is a Japanese molecular biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1987. Renowned for his discovery of the genetic mechanism that produ..

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Carlo Urbani - Biography

Carlo Urbani - Biography

Sept. 28, 2017, 12:28 p.m.

Italian epidemiologist Carlo Urbani was the first person who identified SARS as a highly contagious disease. He worked as an infectious disease expert in World Health Organization’s office in the Vietn..

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Andrew Schally - Biography

Andrew Schally - Biography

Sept. 28, 2017, 11:50 a.m.

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ Schally is a Polish-born American endocrinologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work on the endocrin..

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Biological and coginitive psychology

Biological and coginitive psychology

Sept. 26, 2017, 10:58 a.m.

Biological and coginitive psychology course deals with the foundations in Biological-Cognitive Psychology by reviewing the methods, theories and approaches to studying the main topic areas within biological ..

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Human Biology

Human Biology

Sept. 25, 2017, 12:20 p.m.

Human Biology course is unique in its emphasis, its integrative and systematic approach and its global perspective. Modular in structure, the course explores how the human species evolved, how the species ch..

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