Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that Andhra Pradesh will be the first state to implement such a scheme.

A study by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified 41 Indian cities where the air quality is poor. Coupled with water pollution, the resultant health hazards are many.

Inequality of opportunity, defined as differences in the prospects for upward social mobility, might have important consequences for health. Diminished opportunity can lower the motivation to invest in future health by reducing economic returns to health investments and undermining hope. We estimated the association between county-level economic opportunity and individual-level health in young adults in the general US population.

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Almost 51 per cent of health insurance policyholders in India are underinsured despite steady rise in policy sold, said a report Apollo Munich Health Insurance.

Guwahati: The latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 (2015-16) states only 10.4% of households in Assam have a family member covered by a health scheme or health insurance.

The monsoon is good for the economy. But it also brings with it problems of mosquito breeding that result in the spreading of viral diseases.

The health protection scheme, modelled after Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), has already obtained the Expenditure Finance Committee's approval.

Why India’s health insurance models frustrate and exclude a large part of the population.

The ‘National Health Accounts Guidelines for India’ details the standard methodology to arrive at health expenditure estimates that are comparable with other countries and also across the States within India and also over time.

Rs. 10 lakh coverage for small premium; govt. will pay for people from EWS