'M&A' fever breaks out in India's health ministry
This article was originally published in Scrip
India's recent move to converge the Department of AIDS Control with the health ministry is being viewed as a first of a potential series of such steps by the new government aimed at shrinking silos while moving towards a coordinated approach towards healthcare in the country.
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