January 08, 2020 3:43 am
This year’s edition witnessed a few talks dedicated to promoting government programmes, including a plenary session on the last day dedicated to the Ayushman Bharat Yojana, launched in September 2018 by Modi.
December 31, 2019 6:04 am
Out of the total number of families eligible for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in the city, only about 30 per cent families have received scheme cards.
December 26, 2019 3:03 am
The recommendations were made by three expert groups — policy labs — put together to grapple with questions about India’s road to Universal Health Coverage.
December 12, 2019 9:55 am
Among the three major specialty services provided by PM-JAY— oncology, cardiology and nephrology — a majority of the users of oncology services are women. However, there are large gender gaps in the use of cardiology and nephrology-related services.
November 05, 2019 7:16 am
NHS is digital infrastructure built with the aim of making the health insurance system more transparent and robust, while factoring in the uniqueness of India’s health sector, and the political realities of federalism.
October 29, 2019 7:04 am
India has far less doctors than the WHO-mandated one doctor for a population of 1,000, and to meet that requirement, the country would need approximately 13.5 lakh doctors.
October 02, 2019 1:01 am
The Prime Minister said, “10,000 of the 18,000 hospitals empanelled under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY are private...in the coming years it will generate more employment avenues."
September 29, 2019 9:50 pm
The IMA has come out strongly against the current structure and mode of implementation of AB-PMJAY, alleging that the insurance model of healthcare delivery is a failed one.
September 23, 2019 11:20 am
Ayushman Bharat is a conscious attempt to holistically address health, encompassing prevention, promotion and ambulatory care at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
September 09, 2019 10:37 am
We have created a National Medical College Network of 50 colleges. Each of these will be given a catchment area of AB-HWCs to mentor and give tele-consultation services, says Preeti Sudan.
August 15, 2018 8:06 am
The National Health Protection Scheme aims to provide health cover up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year. The scheme will be rolled out on September 25, on the occasion of Deen Dayal Upadhyay’s anniversary.