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Is Rajasthan's medical scheme past its expiry date?

In India, the out-of-pocket expenditure on healthcare for 2012 stood at 86 per cent according to World Bank data. This means that 86 per cent of the country's population had to depend on its own income instead of health insurance or government aid ... Business Standard India, 1 week ago

'State down in maternal care'

AHMEDABAD: It seems that the maternal and child health (MCH) care in Gujarat is slipping under the leadership of first woman chief minister of the state, Anandiben Patel, who took charge of the state in May 2014. According to the report card ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Chew Or Spit Tobacco In Maharashtra And You Could Be Sweeping Government Offices

MUMBAI: If a person is caught not just spitting tobacco but even chewing it in a public place, he may have to work as a government "sweeper" for a day. The state health department is considering this stringent punishment against tobacco users. This ...
 Indiatimes3 weeks ago State plans to make tobacco-chewers, spitters sweep govt offices for a day  Times of India3 weeks ago Maharashtra plans to make tobacco-chewers, spitters sweep government offices for a day  Economic Times3 weeks ago

India Curbing Health Spending Blunts Push to Widen Coverage

Advertisement (Updates with insurance steps in sixth paragraph. For more on India's budget, see INEL .) (Bloomberg) -- India increased the health department's budget about 2 percent to 297 billion rupees ($4.8 billion), leaving health ...
 GARP1 month ago India Curbing Health Outlays Blunts Push to Give Poor Safety Net  Bloomberg1 month ago Patient communities reform healthcare in India  British Medical Journal1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

After UPA-like noise, big slash

New Delhi, Feb. 28: Finance minister Arun Jaitley today promised gifts for children, women, patients and the poor but slashed his government's funding across the social sectors. Budget outlays for education, health, rural development, social ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Anaemic allocation leaves healthcare gasping for more

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's announcement of new AIIMS-like institutions, tax sops for those who buy health insurance, and Rs. 33,150 crore allocation has given the health sector little to ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Budget 2015: Rs33,000 crore for health is barely enough for current schemes  Livemint.com1 month ago
Mumbai Mirror

Uproar among docs over Rajya Sabha plan... Uproar among docs over Rajya Sabha plan to cap consultation charges

Indian Medical Association ready to go to court if proposal is approved, even as patient bodies and activists hail the move. A proposal in the Rajya Sabha to put a cap on doctors' fee has created uproar in the medical fraternity. The Indian Medical ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

Report highlights malpractice in Indian healthcare sector

The report in the British Medical Journal points out the lack of regulation of private players in the healthcare industry. New Delhi: Irrational prescriptions, bribes for referrals and unnecessary investigations are the most common forms of ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Polio vaccine volunteers to gather info on swine flu

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS With the number of H1N1 deaths crossing the 200 mark in Rajasthan, the State government has asked volunteers going door to door to administer polio drops on Sunday to gather information about swine ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Millennium Post

Shifting health care

The initial euphoria around the proposed national health policy seems to be fading ever since the document was placed in the public domain for comments. The draft National Health Policy, 2015, (NHP 2015) is being introduced 13 years after the last ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago Is Right to Health still a mirage?  Hindu Business Line2 months ago
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