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Mar 29, 2019
In UP's Mahoba district, amid govt's family planning initiatives, male sterilisation seems like a faraway goal45 districts from Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, make the cut for Mission Parivar Vikas.
Feb 24, 2019
Shiv Sena’s Chandrakant Khaire claims he can ‘cure’ people by chanting mantras, using ash at National Health Mission eventShiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire has claimed that he can "cure" people by feeling their pulse, chanting mantras and giving them vibhuti (residual wood ash from ritual fires).
Jan 07, 2019
Primary Healthcare Centres in rural UP under-stocked, patients forced to buy expensive medicines from private pharmaciesUttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, has only 3621 functioning PHCs — a shortfall of 30%, as there is a requirement of 5194 PHCs in the state. These existing PHCs, as few as they are, are also providing only inadequate services. A Planning Commission report found that 66.67% of all beneficiaries expressed non-availability of medicines as one of their primary reasons for dissatisfaction with the functioning of PHCs.
Sep 04, 2018
Uttar Pradesh becomes 11th state to induct Rotavirus vaccine in routine immunisation programmeThe Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday inducted Rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunisation programme to protect 57 lakh children in the state from diarrhoea.
Aug 29, 2018
Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says reportRural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways
Aug 25, 2018
Kerala floods: Health ministry approves grant of Rs 18.71cr to village health, sanitation and nutrition committeesThe Union health ministry has approved a grant of over Rs 18 crore under the National Health Mission (NHM) for disbursing to village health, sanitation and nutrition committees in flood-ravaged Kerala.
Aug 21, 2018
Primary health centres across India fall short by 24-38% of medical personnel, reveals CAG reportThere is a 24%-38% shortfall in the availability of medical personnel at primary health centres, sub centres, and community health centres in 28 states/union territories of India, according to the latest audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
Aug 20, 2018
As health crises in country grow, 29% of funds with states remain unspent over 5 years: CAG reportState governments had to release the money to state health societies within 15 days of receiving it, and if they failed to do so state governments were liable to pay interest — 5.75 percent to 7.25 percent
Aug 14, 2018
BRD Medical College: Yogi Adityanath govt should fill up vacant posts of doctors, not hide encephalitis deathsWhen asked the reason for the shortage, the BRD Medical College principal says all vacant positions are part of the National Health Mission and under it, doctors are paid a lesser salary.
Feb 10, 2018
Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protectionMore than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.