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Ameera Shah, Promoter and Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare. (PHOTO BY MANDAR DEODHAR)

Why Ameera Shah-Led Metropolis Healthcare is Attractive to Investors

Aug 29, 2022

Potential strategic investors are buzzing around metropolis healthcare. What makes it such an attractive proposition?

Ventilators, oxygen concentrators, personal protective equipment (PPE) kits, oxygen cylinders and many other items that were considered life-savers during the initial days of the pandemic are now gathering dust at hospitals and manufacturing units.

The Uncertain Future of Covid-19 Paraphernalia Makers

Aug 16, 2022

Once in short supply during the peak of the pandemic, vital paraphernalia used in the prevention and treatment of Covid-19 remain unsold or unused, putting manufacturers in a spot

Illustration by Anirban Ghosh

Start-ups are Disrupting the Medical Tourism Space. Here’s How

Jul 18, 2022

Medical tourism was always popular in India but now start-ups are entering the fray to offer end-to-end solutions for visa, travel, accommodation, doctor/hospital rankings -- all squeezed into one single package

Illustration: Anirban Ghosh

Why Nascent Health Tech Start-ups are Seeing Increased Interest from Investors

Jun 02, 2022

With the pandemic bringing healthcare infrastructure in the country into sharp focus, many nascent healthtech start-ups have seen increased interest from investors

Several vaccines  for adolescents and adults are  recommended for  inclusion in India’s  Universal Immunisation  Programme (UIP), but not much traction  has happened

Why the Covid-19 Vaccination Drive for Adolescents is a Game Changer

May 06, 2022

The Covid-19 vaccination drive for children below the age of 18 might revive India's stuttering programme of mass inoculation of adolescents against other diseases

Illustration by Anirban Ghosh

How Covid-19 Brought These Drugs into Prominence

Apr 05, 2022

Covid-19 has brought to the fore a slew of top-selling drugs that were not so hot earlier

Photo: Getty Images

How Covid-19 Testing Moved from RT-PCR to Home-based Kits

Mar 21, 2022

Covid-19 testing moved swiftly from RT-PCR to home-based kits as the third wave came and petered away