Vol 16; Issue 11; November 2018
It is a very positive sign that Indian pharma companies are ramping up their R&D spend and targeting innovation as their line of strategy. The coming years will keep them in good stead to capture new opportunities in the developed market.
- Gaurav Jain, New Delhi
This recent polio vaccine contamination issue has surely threatened to change India’s polio-free status. The major concern now is that hereon there should be greater transparency in communicating the developments around this incident.
- Shilpa Jha, Pune
Ayushman Bharat Rolling
Although the government realizes the need to increase public spending in healthcare, it would be important to ensure that the spending is done in the right manner. We need our own solutions to our own problems which are best suited to our population and our systems.
- Dr Debraj Shome, Mumbai
The Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled connectivity has the potential to catapult the ailing healthcare system into an integrated, efficient and patient-centric system. It is positioned to usher in a new era of holistic healthcare solutions.
- Dr Taran Mehta, Bengaluru