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Bill Gates: Go high end on R&D

On a visit to New Delhi, Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp, urged India to move away from low-cost labor toward high-end research and development to keep its giant IT sector competitive. He called on the Indian government to speed up its commitment to R&D and to boost low number of home-grown PhD students. “At first some of that (IT boom) was built on low-cost labor. And, of course, as time goes on, you don't want to have that as the only differentiator and it's not a sustainable thing, because others can come along with that as well,” Gates said. (Source: Reuters) 

Carestream Health India appoints new MD

Carestream Health, India, the leading provider of medical and dental imaging systems has announced the appointment of Prabir Chatterjee as Managing Director, Carestream Health India. Mr. Chatterjee will be responsible for Carestream Health's business and operations in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Mr Chatterjee moves to his new assignment in India from the company's regional headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, where he held the position of Finance Director. He joined the company in 1991 when it was the Health Division of Eastman Kodak Company, and has held since senior positions in finance, operations, project management and information technology. 

Carestream Health Inc., the leading provider of medical

imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions, was formed in 2007 when Onex Corporation purchased Eastman Kodak Company's Health Group. 

Health portal with social networking

The first-of-its-kind Indian portal for health and wellness was recently unveiled. The portal, bolohealth.com, will enable users to network with health enthusiasts and access health-related information online.  “bolohealth.com attempts to break the clutter by becoming your online health buddy

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