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Arushi Bedi

Overcoming Hurdles In Treating Varanasi's Malnourished Children

Jun 14, 2019 Arushi Bedi

Varanasi is home to an estimated 700 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), along with about 1,500 with Moderate Acute Malnourishment (MAM), according to the district administration records.


Newborns Don’t Need Hepatitis B Vaccine Immediately After Birth, Can Wait For 6 Months, Says ICMR Study

Jan 11, 2018 Arushi Bedi

A dose given to a new born even after six months will be as effective since most babies are naturally immune to Hepatitis-B infection due to passive transfer of antibodies from the mother.


11 October, 2017

Body-Bags For Soldiers Costs Less Than Rs 500, Defence Ministry Has No Immediate Plans To Procure Them

Arushi Bedi

A senior Army officer told Outlook “There are no immediate plans by the defence ministry to procure body bags.”


09 October, 2017

Indian Armed Forces Don't Have A Single Body-Bag To Ensure A Dignified Final Journey For Its Fallen

Arushi Bedi

A court of inquiry has been initiated into the cause of the Tawang crash but officials say it is unlikely that it extends to the use of cardboard boxes for transportation of the bodies.


16 August, 2017

Now Pay 70% Less For Knee Implants, Govt Caps Prices

Arushi Bedi

This was the second medical device to be put under price control since prices of cardiac stents were capped in February this year.




05 August, 2017

Hospitals, Importers Take Home Upto 450 Percent Profit On Implants, Reveals Govt. Data

Arushi Bedi

Outlook previously detailed the unscrupulous ways in which medical device manufacturing companies and hospitals fleece patients into getting expensive surgeries and transplants to make money



01 June, 2017

Government Investigates Chinese Firm For Undermining Cardiac Stent Price Norms

Arushi Bedi

MicroPort, which entered India after price control regime was put in place, is being probed for registering its Indian distributors as importers or manufacturers


18 May, 2017

Big Pharma Firms Play Around Drug Norms And Prices, Launch New Medicines Without Approval

Arushi Bedi

The pricing authority listed 201 formulations of different drugs manufactured by companies.


08 May, 2017

Vaccine Deaths In Muzaffarpur: Did Heat Spoil The Vaccine Or Asha Volunteers Foul Up Protocol?

Arushi Bedi

What went wrong with the vaccine that caused death of two children in Muzaffarpur?


20 April, 2017

In India, Leprosy Thrived On Years Of Under-Reporting And Decreasing Budget Support

Arushi Bedi

World Health Organisation report says that India is still responsible for more than 60% of all leprosy cases in the world


28 February, 2017

Hospitals Overcharge Cardiac Patients To Make Up For Stent Price Cap, Says Apex Regulatory Body NPPA

Arushi Bedi

Outlook earlier reported that hospitals and device manufacturers had withdrawn high end stents from shelves, creating artificial shortage of supply of stents available to patients.


22 February, 2017

‘Then They Started Chasing Us Three Girls And Screamed 'Azadi Legi’

Arushi Bedi

Even though the police have said that the situation was under control, not all is well in the Delhi University campus.


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