42 Babies Out Of 1,000 Die Before Reaching Age Of One Year In Country

It is well known that quality of life varies greatly amongst different states within India. Some states have greater industrial or agricultural output, higher income levels, better education and health indicators, while others are still struggling with backwardness.

ALLAHABAD: With an aim to set up a quality assurance system in state health facilities, NRHM authorities will organize a two-day workshop on January 27 and 28 in Lucknow for district women hospital

Resist Taboo, Fight Graft To Get Better Treatment

Pune: Reshma (name changed) was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) during a free health check-up camp held in Satara, about 109 km from Pune. Government doctors asked her husband to start treatment immediately. The man first refused to accept that his wife has been infected. Then he locked her in a room for about a week. When doctors reached his doorsteps, he drove them away.

Despite the implementation of a national prevention programme and state-of-the-art infrastructure for treatment, Maharashtra has witnessed an alarming rise in cases of cancer among women in the las

Meet to review physical, financial status of schemes

Stressing on the need to focus on reducing the neonatal mortality in state, state health minister, Shabir Ahmad Khan, said that there was need to improve facility-based and home-based newborn care in state.

Jammu and Kashmir is all set to begin screening of over 50 lakh children for nearly three dozen diseases, including birth defects, under the Centrally sponsored Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RB

Minister of State for Health Shabir Ahmad Khan today said the Centre had sanctioned 2,400 sub-health units under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) for the state.

Corruption, an undeniable reality in the health sector, is arguably the most serious ethical crisis in medicine today. However, it remains poorly addressed in scholarly journals and by professional associations of physicians and bioethicists. This article provides an overview of the forms and dynamics of corruption in healthcare as well as its,implications in health and medicine.

This paper by the Ministry of Finance reviews efficacy and performance of various central government social sector programmes.

Repeated Infections Reported

The city’s dengue figure crossed 2,100 on Monday, with the municipal corporations reporting 400 cases in the last four days. The number of dengue deaths has also gone up to 10 – three patients confirmed positive through Elisa test and the rest through NS1 rapid kit test.