The objective of the study was to evaluate the effects of a government insurance program covering tertiary care for people below the poverty line in Karnataka, India, on out-of-pocket expenditures, hospital use, and mortality.

JAIPUR: Diabetes is affecting many people in rural areas too in increased numbers.

This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the current prevalence and risk factors associated with intestinal polyparasitism (the concurrent infection with multiple intestinal parasite species) among Orang Asli school children in the Lipis district of Pahang state, Malaysia.

The objective of the study was to examine if economic development in China correlates with physical growth among Chinese children and adolescents.

DEHRADUN: To curb malnutrition in Haridwar, the district administration has set up a number of health camps, in which over 3087 children in rural areas have been screened in the last two months.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on rural health infrastructure, 22/07/2014.

Arun Jaitley will be presenting his maiden Budget on July 10. Technically, it will be a budget for eight months only but such occasions have been used earlier in dramatic fashion.

Recent studies in India indicate rising trends of diabetes even in rural areas. Continuous monitoring of the diabetes situation is required by repeated cross sectional studies in different parts of the country both urban rural to plan control measures. The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in a sample of rural population and explore associations between diabetes and known risk

PATNA: CM Jitan Ram Manjhi has said the state government would take support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for complete eradication of kala-azar.

During China’s transition to a market economy in the 1980s and 1990s, the rural population faced substantial barriers to accessing health care and encountered heavier financial burdens than urban residents in paying for necessary health services. In 2003, China started to implement a rural cooperative medical scheme (RCMS), mainly through government subsidies. The scheme operates at the county level and offers a modest benefit package