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Putting the ‘universal’ in healthcare

India needs prudent compromises to achieve its health coverage goals.

The primary focus

A national health assurance scheme could start with basic services.


Universal health cover: NAC set to submit suggestions

The National Advisory Council (NAC) is set to submit its recommendations

NAC wants private players to fill gaps in Universal Health Coverage

The National Advisory Council,led by Sonia Gandhi,has endorsed most recommendations of the High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage

335% rise in health funds in 12th plan

The allocation for health is marginally more than the 2.84 lakh crore amount proposed in the draft plan,and is in keeping with the sector being one of the key thrust areas for UPA-II.

For universal health coverage,Plan Panel to train quacks

The Planning Commission has proposed to train registered medical practitioners,commonly referred to as quacks,to ensure universal health coverage reaches even the remote populations


Universal Health Coverage plan stuck,PMO likely to step in

Ministry,Plan panel,expert group debate on involving pvt sector,merging it with NRHM

Plan panel group suggests cashless,universal health coverage

Commission informed that panel had asked for rolling out scheme on a pilot basis in one district of every state.

No reflection on universal health coverage: Experts

The Budget is a real dampener not just for public health but also for families across India,said Dr Anita Kar,Director of School of Health Sciences,University of Pune.

Harvard school dean all praise for India’s public health initiatives

The National Rural Health Mission has changed India’s healthcare landscape drastically but now that the country is turning a new leaf with the proposed universal health coverage