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Being a doctor in a pandemic: Hopes, fears & perspectives

Doctor's Day

In celebration of the commitment of healthcare professionals amid the COVID-19 pandemic this Doctor’s Day, we reached out to a few doctors to understand their experience better. This blog post is an attempt to capture a small fraction of their daily struggles as they put their lives at risk to care for us.

Indian Bank empowers its employees with Practo’s Corporate Health Plans

Bengaluru, India, June 9, 2021: In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the PSU banking sector, Indian Bank and Practo have joined hands to empower the bank’s employees, both existing and former, and their family members with Practo’s signature corporate health and wellness plans during this pandemic. Indian Bank is one of India’s first financial institutions to adopt …

Exploring digital healthcare with Professor Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Technology is shaping the future of many industries, including healthcare. Considered a driving force behind major improvements in the sector, it was thoroughly examined in a webinar led by renowned policymaker, speaker and author Professor Rajendra Pratap Gupta. Captured in our latest Practo Connect chapter – a series exclusively for doctors, by doctors – it …

Decoding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Practo Connect’s 13th webinar

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) – or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) – is a multi-system disorder that baffles healthcare workers in India to this day. With a broad range of symptoms, poor data on existing cases, and no research specific to the country, CFS has been challenging to diagnose and treat.  Marking World Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness …

Practo aims to vaccinate over one crore Indians as part of ‘Corporate Suraksha’ program

Employees from over 1,000 corporates across India will be vaccinated in the first round of this vaccination program Bengaluru, May 3, 2021: As India battles a deadly second wave of COVID-19 and the need for immunization intensifies, Practo today announced ‘Corporate Suraksha’, a corporate vaccination program for companies across the country. The registrations are now …