Vol 16; Is­sue 07; July 2018

BioSpectrum (India) - - BIO MAIL -

Health Cov­er­age

Although In­dia has com­mit­ted to Univer­sal Health Cov­er­age (UHC), it may take years to achieve. Also, there is a need to scale up the health work­force in our coun­try. Reg­u­lar fea­tures on this topic should be cov­ered.

- Mon­ica Rao, New Delhi

Ge­netic Bur­den

Con­gen­i­tal and hered­i­tary ge­netic dis­eases are be­com­ing a sig­nif­i­cant health bur­den in In­dia, and hence there is a need for ad­e­quate and ef­fec­tive ge­netic test­ing and coun­selling ser­vices. An in­ter­est­ing and im­por­tant ar­ti­cle cov­ered.

- Ritu Shah, Ahmed­abad

Biotech Driv­ers

Biotech­nol­ogy star­tups are def­i­nitely serv­ing as key driv­ers for growth for the past few years. It is a mat­ter of time when the biotech star­tups num­ber in In­dia will reach 2000. Keep writ­ing about biotech star­tups in your mag­a­zine.

- Dr Shiv Ku­mar, Mum­bai

Cur­rent Re­search

The in­ter­views con­ducted with De­part­ment of Biotech­nol­ogy (DBT) and the In­dian Coun­cil of Med­i­cal Re­search (ICMR) were very in­for­ma­tive. Thank you for keep­ing the read­ers up­dated.

- Raghu Raj, Ben­galuru

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