No Need to Reserve 25% Vaccine for Private Players, Govt Has Told Manufacturers as 7-9% Doses Lie Unused

No Need to Reserve 25% Vaccine for Private Players, Govt Has Told Manufacturers as 7-9% Doses Lie Unused

The government on Tuesday said in Parliament that it has told vaccine manufacturers that they don’t need to keep aside 25% of the vaccines they produce for the private hospitals and can only provide to them the amount they want to buy, giving the rest to the government. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, in an … Read more

Delhi Approves Policy for Providing Incentives to Private Sector to Set Up Oxygen Plants

Delhi Approves Policy for Providing Incentives to Private Sector to Set Up Oxygen Plants

Delhi battled an acute shortage of oxygen in April and May as hospitals in the capital sent out SOS calls to authorities to replenish their dwindling stocks. To prevent a repeat of the oxygen crisis, the city government is in the process of installing oxygen generation plants and increasing hospital beds to accommodate 37,000 cases … Read more

Day After Cancelling Registration of 60 Private Hospitals, MP Govt Seeks Action Against 11 Doctors For Practicing Against Norms

With Global Surge in Delta Variant Cases, Do Vaccinated People Need to Go Back to Masking? | Explained

A day after cancelling registrations of 60 private hospitals and nursing homes across Madhya Pradesh over several anomalies, the health directorate on Monday initiated action against 11 private medical practitioners for violating norms. These practitioners were on contract with several private hospitals and clinics as resident doctors, however, as per the existing norms, a physician … Read more

India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Struggle to Sell Doses to Private Hospitals

Are You Fully Vaccinated? You May Get Relaxations from Covid Curbs in Maharashtra

Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers in India are finding it difficult to sell vaccines to private hospitals and have stockpiles lying around that are part of the 25% quota allocated for private hospitals since the new regulations took effect, according to sources. In a recent review meeting between the manufacturers and government officials, Indian Covid-19 vaccine makers … Read more

Govt Hospitals Can Now Use Leftover Vaccine Quota of Private Facilities as States Deal With Shortage

Over 44 Crore Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Administered in India So Far, Says Health Ministry

Amid complaints by states about vaccine shortage and the unavailability of doses because of unused quota with private hospitals, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has told CNN-News18 that an order has been put in place for government hospitals to use the unused quota of vaccines in private facilities. As per the information available with the … Read more

Didi Global Considers Going Private to Calm China: Report

Didi-Owned Apps Ordered to Be Taken Down in China Over Personal Data Collection Violation

China’s Didi Global is considering going private to placate Chinese authorities and compensate investor losses since the ride-hailing firm listed in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The company has been mulling delisting plans as crackdown in China widens and it has received support from cybersecurity regulators, according to the report, … Read more

Private Hospitals Directly Procured Over 1.27 Crore Covid-19 Vaccine Doses in May: Govt

India to Miss End-July Covid-19 Vaccination Target as Bharat Biotech Lags: Report

Under the “Liberalised Pricing and Accelerated National Covid-19 Vaccination Strategy”, over 1.27 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines were directly procured by private hospitals in May, the government informed Parliament on Tuesday. The strategy came into effect from May 1. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Health … Read more

Rs 7,200 Crore Bids For Indian Railways’ Private Train Plan

Rs 7,200 Crore Bids For Indian Railways’ Private Train Plan

In a bid to ease the introduction of private passenger trains, the Ministry of Railways has already received bids worth Rs 7,200 crore from both private as well as public sector to operate passenger trains. “Bids for PPP in passenger train operations project opened today. Bids from private and public sectors to operate 29 pairs … Read more

Private Hospitals In Jodhpur To Refund Rs 10 Lakh Overcharged From Patients

Private Hospitals In Jodhpur To Refund Rs 10 Lakh Overcharged From Patients

Around 150 patients had filed a complaint on the Sampark platform. In five cases private hospitals were found to be guilty of violating the Rajasthan government’s insurance health scheme guidelines. Five private hospitals in Jodhpur have been penalized for failing to provide patients with the advantages of the Gehlot government’s key ‘Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima … Read more

More Than 3.20 Crore Vaccine Doses Currently Available with States, UTs and Private Hospitals: Centre

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More than 3.20 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are currently available with states, union territories and private hospitals for inoculation, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday. States and union territories have so far received a total of 43,79,78,900 vaccine doses through all channels and a further 7,00,000 doses are in the pipeline, it said. The … Read more

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