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Union Budget 2019-20: Hardly any mention of health sector in Budget speech
Among others, fund allocation for upgrading district hospitals to medical colleges goes south
Economic Survey 2018-19: Healthcare still inaccessible in rural India
Most primary health centres have only one doctor; out-of-pocket expense still high
Rare takes on the year just passing by
Being a Down To Earth reporter entails merging the personal with the professional. The magazine you so dearly own has a fascinating world hidden …
Odisha govt launches boat ambulance for remote villages
Waterborne diseases are common in the riverside villages, and villagers had to travel for 20 km to reach a health centre
Technological innovation to drive healthcare interventions
Data standardisation, security and privacy protection have to be addressed and regulated before rolling out such interventions
Can Ayushman Bharat succeed without regulating private hospitals?
In poor health part 2: In the absence of a treatment protocol and implementation of the Clinical Establishment Act, private players are likely to …
Govt wishes to achieve healthcare goals by spending Rs 3 a day?
According to the latest National Health Profile, India is one of the countries with the lowest public health spending
78% MPs yet to identify villages for development under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
With just nine months to go, Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, a scheme that is low on priority of the Lok Sabha and Rajya MPs, is way off the target …
Promises alone cannot improve people’s health; government should know that
Now, government has promised ‘world’s largest health scheme’ whose implementation is not possible, at least in 2018.
This district in Bihar ignores antenatal care; budget allocation very low: survey
Almost 95 per cent of funds allocated for nutrition intervention for pregnant women in Bihar’s Purnea district were utilised for …
Africa needs preventive approach to health care instead of a curative one: experts
African countries need to understand the link between climate change, migration and exposure to health hazards
Arun Jaitley launches 'world's largest health scheme'; is there a catch?
The National Health Protection Scheme, a flagship public health insurance programme, was announced by the Finance Minister in his 2015-16 budget …
Why 275,000 National Health Mission workers have been protesting for 3 years
National Health Mission workers are up in arms, demanding salary and perks at par with the government's regular staff
Budget 2018: Balanced focus on rural, urban health needs will be crucial
The Centre should push for further decentralisation of health services
Why India remains malnourished
Despite a fast-growing economy and the largest anti-malnutrition programme, India has the world’s worst level of child malnutrition. The …
Maternal and neonatal mortality rate high despite improvement in childbirth practices
A study conducted in public health centres in Uttar Pradesh shows complying to essential childbirth practices did not significantly alter …
Odisha confirms cholera outbreak; Kerala on alert
About 250 diarrhoea-prone areas have been identified in Rayagada district
Community Health Programmes: Genesis and Impact on Rural Health
Participation of the community is essential for successful implementation of healthcare schemes
Assam’s rural health practitioners face uncertain future
High court derecognises their diploma; state yet to work out a plan to absorb them
Referred to die
Infant deaths in West Bengal’s only super specialty hospital underscrore an urgent need to improve healthcare facilities in rural areas