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Pune: NHM works on Rs 3,364-crore plan to tackle non-communicable diseases

The focus will be on four core areas and adequate funding will be set aside to tackle non-communicable diseases, address the issue of shortage of doctors, complete the construction of health centres, buildings and also step up 108 emergency medical services.

National Health Authority gets Cabinet nod

The Cabinet also approved a proposal to upgrade the post of the NHA CEO to that of a Secretary to the Government of India with full financial powers.


To tackle vacancies, National Health Mission advertisements call out to ‘hero in you’

Rural Health Statistics 2017 shows that of the 25,650 sanctioned posts of doctors, 3,027 are vacant, of the 5,624 surgeon posts, 4,866 are vacant.

At 93 per cent, women bear burden of sterilisation, says NHM report

Experts say the reluctance of Indian men to undergo sterilisation stems from history, social taboo and sheer logistical limitations.

Six ministers skip annual National Health Mission meeting

In the absence of the 10 public health professionals who are usually the ones asking all the questions in the MSG meetings, it was left to Niti vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar to seek explanations.

Mumbai's multi-crore medicine buy: Month on, probe yet to begin

The role of senior bureaucrats stationed with NHM in Maharashtra, the state’s health department, and senior medics functioning with the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) had come under the scanner in the matter.


Maharashtra govt under fire over ‘irregularities’ in medicine purchase

Allegations against a department controlled by the Shiv Sena; public health minister orders immediate probe

National Health Mission: Spending up, health ministry wants Rs 40,000 cr in Budget

For the current financial year the total fund available to the states for NHM is Rs 19,289 crore.

National Health Mission: Nadda writes to all MPs seeking inputs

Last month, PM Modi had created a group of ministers, headed by Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ananth Kumar, with a mandate to increase interaction between the government and BJP MPs.

Change in NHM Funding pattern? Tweak in funds may affect health

After the 10 years, the NHM continues to be plagued by severe manpower and infrastructure shortage, but its biggest impediment is the lack of public funding.