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Implement Centre’s For Ayushman Bharat Plan In Healthcare System

Implement Centre’s For Ayushman Bharat Plan In Healthcare System

The Rajasthan government has deciding to implement; Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY); but in the state after months long deliberations over the flagship healthcare scheme of the Narendra Modi government. The National Health Authority has been constantly working closely; but with the Rajasthan government in finding ways to seamlessly integrate BSBY with…

Ayushman Bharat Effect On Healthcare Sector

Ayushman Bharat Effect On Healthcare Sector

Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Scheme is one of the most ambitious welfare schemes launched by the Narendra Modi government. In fact, to make it a successful scheme, the Modi government has devoted a separate AYUSH Ministry. But, to cater to the 50 crore households falling under the beneficiary list of the scheme; the healthcare…

Justice For Children Is Directly Linking To Lessening Child Mortality

Justice For Children Is Directly Linking To Lessening Child Mortality

As New Delhi, June 23 Justice for children is directly linking to lessening child mortality and in the true sense has the potential to anchor the broader pursuit of justice; It thus needing to be multidisciplinary; multisectoral and multifocal in approach. But the Health Policy Initiative of a leading think tank and has also been…

India’s public health spending is among the world’s lowest

India’s public health spending is among the world’s lowest

India’s public health spending is among the world’s lowest; With a fifth of the world’s population; India’s public expenditure was 1.02% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015; India Spend reporting in June 2018. In 2017, terrorism claiming the lives of 766 Indians, or 0.007% of all deaths; while health reasons claiming 6.6 million Indians; or 90% of…

Apollo Hospitals Group In A Health Insurance Joint Venture

Apollo Hospitals Group In A Health Insurance Joint Venture

HDFC Ltd, India’s largest mortgage financier, has agreeing to acquire the entire 50.8% stake of Apollo Hospitals Group in a health insurance joint venture with German reinsurer Munich Re Group as part of its strategy to tap this potential growth market. But the total deal size of ₹1,347 crore for the entire 51.2% stake values Apollo…

Ayushman Bharat Scheme Fails In Encephalitis Deaths

Ayushman Bharat Scheme Fails In Encephalitis Deaths

Health officials conceducting that none of the kids; who have surviving the deadly ‘chamki bukhar’ or are undergoing Encephalitis treatment; has been providing assistance under Ayushman Bharat; a flagship scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). But a senior official in the state health department confirmed that treatment of AES can be covering…

Ayushman Bharat Scheme With Fake Bills, Bogus Treatment

Ayushman Bharat Scheme With Fake Bills, Bogus Treatment

Under the Ayushman Bharat scheme; doctors of government hospitals referring the patients to private hospitals for specializing treatment; However, an enquiry finding that neither were the patients admitting nor was any operation or treatment carrying out. By concerning out the ongoing scandal; the Uttarakhand High Court has now directed the Trivendra Singh Rawat government to…

Pregnant Women In Bangalore

Pregnancy-Related Anxiety Amongst Pregnant Women In Bangalore, India

According to a systematic review, the prevalence of anxiety during pregnancy ranges; from 1% to 26% in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, published literature on anxiety during pregnancy seems to be limited. In a systematic review of common mental health morbidities during the antenatal period; it was finding evidence from LMICs’ contribute to only…

Palliative Care In India

A Qualitative Evaluation of Palliative Care Program In India

Physicians and other types of providers such as nurse practitioners and register nurses are scarce in rural India. For every 10,000 people living in rural areas, there is only one license, qualify physician. But in such low-resource areas, community health workers (CHWs); may provide a workforce that could potentially help to fill the critical gap…

India’s Healthcare

Staff Shortages In India’s Healthcare Delivery System

Public spending on healthcare has not crossed 1.28% of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the last decade. With disease transition where more Indians afflict lifestyle diseases; than communicable diseases–under way, human resource shortages and a continuing fund crunch affect India’s health goals. This is the concluding part of a four-part IndiaSpend-Observer Research Foundation series on…

Indian Healthcare

Robot Care-Takers: The Next Big Thing In Indian Healthcare

In recent years, the Indian healthcare sector has grown exponentially; but owing to the increased investment, both in public as well as private sectors. According to a report by NITI Aayog, the Indian government will increase public expenditure on healthcare from 1.1% to 2.5% GDP in the next four years and subsequently to 5% in…

Healthcare in India

Healthtech Is Transforming Healthcare in India

Despite the central government’s much-publicized healthcare insurance program, Ayushman Bharat and National Health Policy 2017, India’s healthcare industry continues to be afflicted by plunging expenditure by the government, and lack of health amenities, education, and access to reliable medical care in the non-urban and semi-urban markets. Despite the central government’s much-publicized healthcare insurance program; Ayushman Bharat and…