National Rural Health Mission

National Rural Health Mission News

Missing the healing touch

Modest increases in budgetary allocation to health should have been directed towards reviving primary healthcare — not an insurance scheme that does not cover a majority of the treatments.

In two years, 178 more cancer patients diagnosed in district

The increase in the number of cancer patients has set alarm bells ringing for the health department in the district.


NRHM 10 yrs on: Short of centres by 20-30%, of doctors by 70-80%

The total health spend in the first three years of the 12th Plan has been Rs 70,000 crore, way below the Rs 2,68,000 crore allocation given in the Plan document.

In birthplace, Soren and son are ‘people we don’t see at all’

The exclusively Santhal hamlet of about 105 households is where Shibu Soren and current CM Hemant Soren were born.

Once ministers in UPA govt, now lawyers, writers, agriculturists

Most of the lawyer-turned-ministers are back to practising law, while some are pursuing their interests .

Stop HP govt from changing scheme names: BJP to Guv

It claimed that no phone tapping was ordered during the BJP tenure.


NRHM caveat for Punjab

Anuradha Gupta,Additional Secretary-cum-Mission Director of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM),on Monday said grants will be available only for all those states who follow the design pattern laid down for the 108 ambulance scheme

Badal slams Centre’s ‘unrealistic’ conditions

NRHM : UPA govt stops funds for ambulance service

Number of beneficiaries of scheme for pregnant women drops by 82.6% in city

Officials blame new rule since Jan last year that requires them to have Aadhaar cards, bank accounts.

Journal attempts to bring healthcare to poll arena

BMJ says the idea of inviting suggestions from experts is to start a trend of health becoming an election issue.