Indians are the sixth biggest out-of-pocket (OOP) health spenders in the low-middle income group of 50 nations

Warns that low rates for procedures will compromise patient safety

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government said on Thursday it would not implement Modicare because its own health scheme, announced on Tuesday, was better than the former.

NEW DELHI: There is a global shortage of health workers trained in mental health and a lack of investment in community-based mental health facilities even though some countries have made progress i

Despite the well-documented clinical efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) against malaria, the population-level effects of ACT have not been studied thoroughly until recently. An ideal case study for these population-level effects can be found in Vietnam’s gradual adoption of artemisinin in the 1990s.

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Order of the Uttaranchal High Court in the matter of Dr. Vijay Verma Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/06/2018 regarding the situation of mentally disturbed children in the State of Uttarakhand.

A free maternal health policy was implemented under Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme to promote the use of maternal health services. Under the policy, women are entitled to free services throughout pregnancy and at childbirth. A mixed methods study involving women, providers and insurance managers was carried out in the Kassena-Nankana municipality of Ghana. It explored the afordability, availability, acceptability and quality of services.

A key component of achieving universal health coverage is ensuring that all populations have access to quality health care. Examining where gains have occurred or progress has faltered across and within countries is crucial to guiding decisions and strategies for future improvement. We used the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) to assess personal health-care access and quality with the Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index for 195 countries and territories, as well as subnational locations in seven countries, from 1990 to 2016.

Union Health Minister J P Nadda, who is leading the Indian delegation at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, said today India is committed to achieving universal health coverage for its citizens a

Countries rely on out-of-pocket (OOP) spending to different degrees and employ varying techniques. The article examines trends in OOP spending in ten high-income countries since 2000, and analyzes their relationship to self-assessed barriers to accessing health care services. The countries are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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