Me, at 22, to that stoner boyfriend once I’d finished college and felt lost in life: ‘I should go to India now. Or Paris. Or a Buddhist retreat. I need to find myself.’
Him: ‘Sharon, how can you find yourself if you are already here?’
The government invoked paragraph 19 of Drug Price Control Orders, 2013, to fix trade margins at 30 percent and directed manufacturers to fix their retail price based on the price at first point of sale of product, or price to stockist.
A trade margin is a difference between the price at which the manufacturers sell the drugs to stockist or distributors and the final price to patients (or MRP).
It’s an open secret that anti-cancer medicine prices are artificially inflated to provide huge mark-ups at various levels of trade. Healthcare activists allege that hospitals are major beneficiaries of this trade distortion.
The financial burden associated with cancer can force patients and households into acute misery and even insolvency. Out of pocket expenditure on cancer hospitalisation is about 2.5 times that of an average overall hospitalisation expenditure. While huge expenditure on cancer in-patient treatment is highest among all non-communicable diseases, poor health financing mechanisms and heavy reliance on out-of-pocket healthcare payments compel several cancer patients to resort to distressed means for treatment financing.
Ma egy kicsit (nagyon) szavak nélkül maradtam. Figyelmes szemlélőnek feltűnhet a füst a háttérben. Kinek van meg történelemóráról (vagy bárhonnan), hogy mi történik ott? Hát ezt igaziban látni… nem is tudom milyen érzés volt de azt hiszem ehhez most kelleni fog idő ezt helyrerakni.
Often referred to as the ‘mother of all martial arts,’ Kalaripayattu’s fighting stances mimic the movements of animals in the wild and rely on balance, flexibility, and stamina.
Since the early 1960’s, Kalaripayattu’s action-packed fighting sequences have been featured in several major Indian films, making the art form a popular fitness regimen and practice throughout the country. But for many young Indian women, the art form is much more than a practice; it is a source of strength, courage, and empowerment.