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Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: Centre announces National Health Protection Scheme, initiative to benefit 50 crore peopleThe Centre on Thursday announced the world's largest government funded health care programme, aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.
Jan 31, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt should create awareness about crop insurance to ease out farmers' distressThe government should focus more on creating awareness on crop insurance with farmers through training about the benefit of the scheme at Krishi Vikas Kendra and rural NGOs
Jan 25, 2018
Budget 2018: Citizens expect urgent govt support to improve healthcare infra, finds LocalCircles surveyGovernment’s spending on healthcare has been coming down over years with spend in last budget being 1.2 percent of GDP.
Jan 14, 2018
Poor funding, focus on short-term goals impede universal healthcare system in IndiaIf the state and Centre can collaborate on a national tax system, why can’t India similarly create a nationwide universal healthcare system?
May 25, 2017
Narendra Modi stresses on need to make medical treatments affordable for allArray
Apr 15, 2017
India will not meet National Health Policy 2017 targets: Former union health secretaryHealth has never been a national priority and it is one reason why we have the highest number of women dying during childbirth.
Mar 24, 2017
Why India's timid system is proving to be a big challenge for Modi's audacious reform pathThe system needs to define the real problem and makes independent choices of its own. Otherwise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to usher in reforms will be waylaid by the same lobbies that have been holding back the progress
Mar 21, 2017
National Health Policy 2017: Experts say expenditure target low as compared to neighbouring countriesThe target of increasing health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025, set by the National Health Policy 2017, is very low in comparison to what has been achieved by the neighbouring countries
Mar 19, 2017
National Health Policy 2017: Medical experts deem targets unattainable, say new laws neededExperts have doubted the attainability of targets set by the National Health Policy 2017, as it avoids the task of chalking out a clear path to synergise relationship between public and private players
Mar 18, 2017
New National Health Policy overlooks health as basic human right, making it counter-intuitiveSince the right to health flows from the right to life, making the former a fundamental right in the new National Health Policy 2017 is a natural corollary.