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Jun 21, 2018
India's per capita expenditure on healthcare among lowest in the world; govt spends as little as Rs 3 per day on each citizenIndia's expenditure on public healthcare per capita per year is Rs 1112, less than the cost of a single consultation at the country’s top private hospitals.
Jun 20, 2018
India gets its first national healthcare facility registry; JP Nadda says repository will help ensure judicious resource allocationJP Nadda launched the National Health Resource Repository — the country's first-ever national healthcare registry of updated geo-spatial data of all public and private healthcare establishments.
Jun 14, 2018
World Blood Donor Day: India 60 tankers short of blood in 2016-17; Bihar, Uttar Pradesh worst afflictedIndia fell short of 1.9 million units of blood in 2016-17, that could have aided more than 320,000 heart surgeries or 49,000 organ transplants.
Jun 05, 2018
Health ministry bans 86 medical colleges from accepting fresh batch of students; plan to open 68 new colleges also shelvedThe Union health ministry has banned 82 medical colleges, 70 private and 12 government, from accepting students for the academic session 2018-19
Jun 01, 2018
Health ministry recommends Hepatitis-B vaccination for workers at increased risk of acquiring infectionThe Union Health Ministry announced that the Hepatitis-B vaccination is recommended for all healthcare workers with occupational exposure to the virus.
Apr 25, 2018
Delhi, West Bengal did not participate in national consultation on Ayushman Bharat: Health ministryDelhi and West Bengal were among a few states that did not participate in a national consultation organised by the Health Ministry.
Apr 23, 2018
Health Ministry eats its words, deletes tweet after social media outrage over use of 'fat shaming' imageThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) removed a tweet that asked people "What's your choice?" based on a photo that displayed two women — one overweight, depicting non-veg and processed food items and the other lean with fruits and vegetables
Apr 21, 2018
Four Palestinians shot dead, 440 people injured in fresh protests along Gaza Strip-Israel borderThousands protested along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel in a fourth straight Friday of mass demonstrations and clashes, with four Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces.
Mar 31, 2018
India can produce 3.17 million more graduates by providing better nutrition to children in early lifeEnsuring supplementary nutrition for children in the 0-3 years age bracket could raise the number of graduates in India by 3.17 million, new research shows.
Mar 26, 2018
Modicare: Managed medicare could be the third model apart from trust and insurance modelsIt's too early to say which model is the best. One also cannot be dogmatic. The first two years will bring to fore the pitfalls and good aspects of a model.