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World Health Day 2019: A call for Universal Health Coverage 0

World Health Day 2019: A call for Universal Health Coverage. Health for all – Everyone, Everywhere

A January 2019 report says that almost half of the world’s population still don’t receive the required healthcare diagnosis/treatments. Therefore, it is well understood why the theme of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is being continued for two consecutive years (2018-19) by the World Health Organization. What is Universal Health Coverage? UHC means the access for everyone to quality and adequate medical care without financial burdens. Adequate healthcare means an all-encompassing medical services which comprise...

Hospital Information System: Why should every hospital have it? 0

Hospital Information System: Why should every hospital have it?

Hospital Information System (HIS) is a software which manages the all-round administration of healthcare facilities. A HIS controls the information flow between numerous departments within a hospital thus allowing the employees to perform tasks efficiently. The first HIS was introduced in 1960 and with time it has gone through various changes to make it more effective. Recently, computers have become an integral part of HIS. A computerized HIS comprises of actions such as input...

World Doctors’ Day Who was the world’s first doctor 0

World Doctors’ Day: Who was the world’s first doctor?

Hippocrates Ever wondered what would have happened if the profession of a doctor never existed in the first place? Medikabazaar wouldn’t be invented as there would be no healthcare industry as we know. Joking! The number of deaths due to diseases is quite significant even when we have established medical practices in place. If there was no medicine, imagine the death toll that too from menial diseases? Quite a dark thought to process right?...

CII HealthTech India 2019 Initiation of Medikabazaar VPO concept 0

CII HealthTech India 2019: Initiation of Medikabazaar’s VPO concept

3rd-5th February 2019, Medikabazaar was present at the 2nd International Exhibition and Conference of Medical Equipments, Technology, Pharma, Consumables, Healthcare Products & Service, Health Tech India 2019 at PragatiMaidan, New Delhi. The event which was supported by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, brought together more than 5000 visitors, 200+ exhibitors from all over the country in a bid to exhibit the latest medical products, and technologies. Additionally, high-level representatives of eminent healthcare...

Purple Day 2019: What you need to know about Epilepsy 0

Purple Day 2019: What you need to know about Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition occurring due to irregular brain activity resulting in seizures, unexpected behavior, and losing one’s sense of awareness. There is no age and gender for this disorder. For some, epilepsy attacks can lead them towards constantly staring into a wall for a period of time; while for others, it can result in the twitching of the arms and legs. Not all seizure attacks can be determined as a cause of...

What is Tuberculosis and how to prevent it 0

World Tuberculosis Day: What is Tuberculosis and how to prevent it?

Tuberculosis (TB) is an ailment affecting the lungs which occurs a result of the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. A 2018 September news article quoted the World Health Organization (WHO) Global TB Report which revealed that India accounted for 27% of the 10 million TB afflicted people in the world in 2017. Types of TB: TB is a highly contagious disease where the afflicted person can unintentionally spread it by coughing. It is an “active” disease...

Problems faced by Indian doctors 0

Problems faced by Indian doctors

Valuable is an understatement when it comes to defining a doctor’s contribution to society. They perform a duty which if successful can uplift them to the status of a “God,” but if it goes the other way, they might end up in jail. There is no middle path, only two extremities in this profession, which makes it all more priceless and precarious at the same time. A doctor’s life is not an easy one....

5 steps to take care of your kidneys 0

World Kidney Day 2019: 5 steps to take care of your kidneys

5 steps to take care of your kidneys 14th March, World Kidney Day is celebrated all around the world in a bid to increase awareness among people about the significance of the kidneys to the functioning of the human body. Therefore, here are 5 steps from Medikabazaar, which you can take for ensuring a healthy pair of kidneys: Keep a check on blood pressure: It is a relatively unknown fact that high blood pressure...

Dr. Asha Anil Baxi 0

Extraordinary women and their remarkable stories – Dr. Asha Anil Baxi

The Indian healthcare industry is on a growth trajectory. Speciality and multi-speciality hospitals in different parts of the country are catering to an ever-increasing number of patients afflicted with various illnesses; more importantly, new forms of ailments which is a result of a modern 21st-century lifestyle. There are multiple factors which have contributed to the advancement of the healthcare industry. However, doctors are the central and most pivotal characters in this space. Time and...

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Medikabazaar in The Hindu

Medikabazaar on 15th February 2019, released the official Hospital Directory with the Association of Hospital Providers (India) AHPI in New Delhi. We are the authorized Value-based Purchase Organization (VPO) for the AHPI member hospitals where we will be helping them to procure their required medical supplies via a streamlined and transparent supply chain leading to approximately 30% OpEx savings. Our powerful online platform act as a one-stop purchase point for all medical products thus...