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Allocation to Family Planning

Allocation to Family Planning Under National Health Mission (NHM), family planning is one of the major activities like other activities. The funds are approved activity-wise but are allocated/released to States pools-wise under NHM. Hence, a statement indicating SPIP (State Programme Implementation Plan) Approval and Expenditure towards the activity family planning under NHM State-wise during the previous year and current financial ... Read More »

Setting up of National Cancer Research Institutes

Setting up of National Cancer Research Institutes/Hospitals National Cancer Institute at Jhajjar and second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata are being set up at a cost of Rs. 2035 crore and Rs. 534 crore respectively. The implementation of the projects is at initial stage. These institutes will be apex institutes for activities related to cancer including research and ... Read More »

More than 50,000 children enrolled under programme ‘Homoeopathy for healthy child’: AYUSH Minister

More than 50,000 children enrolled under programme ‘Homeopathy for healthy child’: AYUSH Minister The Ministry of AYUSH has implemented a programme ‘Homeopathy for Healthy Child’ (HHC) through Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), an autonomous organization under Ministry of AYUSH. The programme has been undertaken on pilot basis in ten blocks of six districts in five states of the ... Read More »

Strategies to contain Diabetes and Hypertension

Strategies to contain Diabetes and Hypertension Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, through the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, has conducted National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) 2015-16. As per the Survey, in the age group of 15-49 years, 8.0% of men and 5.8% of women in India have high random blood sugar levels and 13.6% men and 8.8% ... Read More »

Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste launches National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR Portal, toll free number

Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste launches National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR Portal “Oral health is integral to overall health of a person and will contribute to the all-round development of the nation.” This was stated by Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare. He was speaking at a function to mark the ‘World Oral ... Read More »

Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) has resulted in increased utilization of Health Services

Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) has resulted in increased utilization of Health Services A study has been conducted by University of Maryland and National Council for Applied Economic Research to assess whether the JSY scheme has been successful in addressing disparities in providing maternal healthcare services to the marginalized and poorer communities, by utilizing the data from the India Human Development ... Read More »

National Health Mission

National Health Mission The National Health Mission (NHM) aims for attainment of universal access to equitable, affordable and quality health care services, accountable and responsive to people’s needs, with effective inter-sectoral convergent action to address the wider social determinants of health.Under NHM, support to States/UTs  is provided for five key programmatic  components: (i)     Health Systems Strengthening including infrastructure, human resource, ... Read More »

New TB Drug Regimen

New TB Drug Regimen Under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP), daily regimen for drug sensitive TB is implemented across the country for TB-HIV co-infected patients and for all drug sensitive TB patients in five States (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Bihar, Maharashtra and Kerala). The daily regimen will be scaled up across all the States/UT of the country.Theprogramme has initiated ... Read More »

Upgradation of Medical Colleges under PMSSY

Up gradation of Medical Colleges under PMSSY 73 Government Medical Colleges/Institutes have already been approved for up-gradation in different phases under Pradhan MantriSwasthya Suraksha Yojana(PMSSY). Details of these colleges are given below:  Status of upgradation of Medical Colleges under PMSSY Phase-I & II S. No Name of State Name of Medical College Outlay (Rs. Crore) Funds released out of central share ... Read More »

A total of 3590 hospitals and 25,732 Dispensaries provide AYUSH medical treatment in the country

A total of 3590 hospitals and 25,732 Dispensaries provide AYUSH medical treatment in the country: Shri Shripad Yessso Naik A total of 3590 hospitals providing AYUSH medical treatment in the country were functional as on 01.04.2016. These include 2820 hospitals of Ayurveda, 256 of Unani, 273 Siddha hospitals, 7 of Yoga, 30 of Naturopathy and 203 homoeopathy hospitals. The number ... Read More »

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