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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 28, 2018
Primary health centres, primary schools, anganwadi centres in Jammu and Kashmir to be run by panchayats after local body electionsFor the first time, primary health centres, primary schools and anganwadi centres in Jammu and Kashmir will come under the administrative control of the panchayats when elections to the local body will be completed next month, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.
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.
Oct 09, 2017
DMK chief MK Stalin hits out at AIADMK govt, says it allowed dengue to become 'health emergency'Stalin urged the Governor to direct the top officials to take steps on a "war-footing to halt the everyday deaths due to dengue."
Nov 27, 2009
Health Cards For Underprivileged Kids MootedThe cards will entitle targeted children to avail free medical treatment in all state-owned hospitals.