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National Health Mission


All is not well

December 30, 2019 5:51 am

Although home to one of the premier tertiary healthcare institutes of the nation with a robust thrust on primary medicare, nutrition, and myriad central schemes, the Tricity suffers from unhealthy rates of anaemia and other deficiencies, says CHAHAT RANA

Uttar Pradesh NHM recruitment 2019: Apply for over 1,400 posts, salary up to Rs 80,000

October 10, 2019 11:39 am

UP NHM recruitment 2019: The application process has begun today - October 10 and will conclude on October 30, 11:50 pm. Interested candidates can apply at the official websites, and

Gujarat: NHM chief is GAD joint secy, 3 other IAS officers transferred

July 23, 2019 1:20 am

An IAS officer of the 2010 batch, Dahiya, has been appointed as a joint secretary in the General Administration Department (Planning) by the state government.

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

April 12, 2019 3:34 am

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

January 03, 2019 4:05 am

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’

July 03, 2018 7:12 am

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

June 19, 2018 6:56 am

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

February 28, 2018 1:32 am

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

May 22, 2016 1:05 am

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

April 11, 2016 2:13 am

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