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Conjoined twins sharing liver separated successfully


27 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Twin girls born with common area around the liver have overcome the incredible odds of surviving the complex surgery to set them apart. Dubbed as a medical miracle, doctors at Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital in India performed a surgery which traditionally has a one-in-fifty-million chance of success. Zabeeda Khan, the mother…

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Already crippled, India’s health system faces daunting challenges


18 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A possible scenario may involve a person traveling from West Africa to India where he seeks treatment at a public hospital, lacking funds and staff. Imagine Ebola pandemic appears at that hospital. This scenario was set out by Peter Piot, a British microbiologist, first to identify the Ebola virus. India…