The Union Health Ministry has urged states to adopt the Clinical Establishment Act, which aims to streamline healthcare services in India, stating they are the "most important partners" in rolling

Road traffic fatalities constitute 16.6% of all deaths, making this the sixth leading cause of death in India, and a major contributor to socio-economic losses, the disability burden, and hospitalisation. An attempt to measure catastrophic levels of health expenditure on accidental injuries, road traffic accidents, and falls, finds that the burden of out-of-pocket expenditure is the highest for such injuries. The financial burden is particularly high for poorer households in rural areas, and those seeking treatment at private health facilities with no health insurance.

Choosing from the over 180 health insurance policies offered by the 20-odd health insurers is no easy task.

“Why would you buy health insurance while you are young and healthy?”
“Get health insurance to save tax”
“Aren’t you already covered by your employer?”

The draft Digital Information in Healthcare Security Act (DISHA) lays down that any health data including physical, physiological and mental health condition and biometric information are the prope

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet approved on Wednesday the government’s ambitious “Modicare” health insurance that targets nearly 11 crore poor families and will be a portable scheme which can be avail

NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday gave its nod for the launch of 'Ayushman Bharat' - National Health Protection Mission to provide a cover of Rs 5 lakh per family annually to 10 crore poor and

The National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) provides insightful data on a host of metrics and a holistic picture of the nation’s health.

Blame it on relatively unhealthy lifestyles, or bad eating habits

Agriculture minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy on Sunday held a meeting with LIC officials to finalise the modalities for the scheme.

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