The Oracle Returns

The Oracle Returns

Background On December 20, 2021, Oracle Corporation and Cerner Corporation jointly announced an agreement for Oracle to acquire Cerner through an all-cash tender offer for $95.00 per share, or approximately $28.3 billion in equity value. Cerner is a leading provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems to enable medical professionals to… Continue reading The Oracle Returns

Why India is not selling its Healthcare Assets Under National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) 2021?

Healthcare Assets Under National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) 2021

Preamble On 23 August 2021 the government announced a National Monetisation Pipeline of INR 6 tn, (~2.6% of GDP), aimed at monetising its brownfield infrastructure to fund greenfield ones. Most of these projects will be concentrated in the roads, railways, and power sectors and no monetisation of India’s healthcare assets. NMP provides the guide to… Continue reading Why India is not selling its Healthcare Assets Under National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) 2021?

Science of Politics of Covid Vaccine in India

Covid Vaccine Politics

Background India has finally developed a vaccine for Covid which was approved by the regulatory authority the DCGI and it now the front runner for production of vaccines in the world. This is a great moment for India’s scientific might and I want to congratulate all the scientists who have worked tirelessly to deliver this… Continue reading Science of Politics of Covid Vaccine in India