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How India can rejig its science and healthcare research regime, and why the time to do it is now.

Despite considerable policy push, India has not been able to achieve a breakthrough as an academic powerhouse. This is an opportune time for the country to reboot a hybrid model of industry and university-based research. It will help if policymakers take a look at how countries like the US have been pulling it off.
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There are several theories on the origin of the novel coronavirus. As the world awaits a vaccine with a bated breath, the pandemic has brought several home truths to the foreground — India’s chronic under-investment in medical infrastructure and the need for reforms in medical education to name a few. Despite being a tongue-twister, a relatively unknown
our science, coupled with healthcare as a priority, are essential for India as we hurtle progressively upwards on the economic ladder. The Prime Minister’s clarion call for “self-reliance" is a step towards that. ( The author is with the department of radiation oncology at Fortis Hospital, Mohali. The views expressed are personal. He blogs and is available at @radoncnotes.)
There are several theories on the origin of the novel coronavirus. As the world awaits a vaccine with a bated breath, the pandemic has brought several home truths to the foreground — India’s chronic under-investment in medical infrastructure and the need for reforms in medical education to name a few. Despite being a tongue-twister, a relatively unknown our science, coupled with healthcare as a priority, are essential for India as we hurtle progressively upwards on the economic ladder. The Prime Minister’s clarion call for “self-reliance" is a step towards that. ( The author is with the department of radiation oncology at Fortis Hospital, Mohali. The views expressed are personal. He blogs and is available at @radoncnotes.)

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