Political parties must do more than just pay lip service to universal healthcare in their election manifestos.
The Indian Express travels to constituencies that have seen the sharpest improvement on various social indicators during the UPA years and finds out if that change is an election issue.
The state health authorities are considering Republic Day for the launch of the Rs 1,000-crore EMS project.
At the end of 2012-13,the state had an unspent NRHM budget of approximately Rs 1,000 crore.
The Allahabad High Court Thursday granted bail for six months to IAS officer Pradeep Shukla.
So far,there were no rules to get technical cost proposals for construction work vetted by any independent agency under NRHM.
Issues relating to duplicate registration,malpractice need to be dealt with more efficiently,Azad said.
Youth Cong was reacting to Badals remarks that the Centre has imposed unrealistic riders for funds.
The UP government has decided against changing the name of the 108 ambulance scheme an emergency medical transport system even though it is a prerequisite by the Centre for further fund release for the schemes implementation.
Health team says no epidemic; state seeks melathene to prevent dengue,malaria and 10 lakh chlorine tablets
Dissatisfied with the hiring of contractual medical staff under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM),the Centre has renewed the contract of the human resource under NRHM in the state only for six months for 2013-14.
To monitor fund flow,Centre asks states to appoint independent auditor for NRHM.
With an aim to reduce the infant mortality rate (IMR) of Uttar Pradesh which has the second highest IMR in the country the state project management unit (SPMU) of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has decided to observe the year 2013-14 as the newborn child safety year (Navjaat Shishu Suraksha Varsh).
With am aim of reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) of Uttar Pradesh from 345 to 200 by 2017,the state programme management unit (SPMU) of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has planned to add 8,000 beds for institutional deliveries in the next two years and purchase additional 1,000 ambulances for transport facilities for pregnant women to and from the hospitals in 2013-14.
As the financial year has come to an end and the new project implementation plan (PIP) of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has not yet got the approval of Government of India,the state project management unit (SPMU) of NRHM has ordered for continuation of certain important health programmes of 2012-13 even in 2013-14.