Page-6 of National Health Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

Government to roll out Integrated Initiative for Prevention & Control of Viral Hepatitis

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to roll out ‘Integrated initiative for prevention & control of viral hepatitis’ under National Health Mission (NHM) for prevention and control of viral hepatitis. The initiative will have budgetary support of more than Rs. 517 crore for three years. India is committed to eliminating the ..

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Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA)

ASHA or Accredited Social Health Activist is a trained female community health activist as a key component of the National Rural Health Mission under National Health Mission. She is selected from the village itself and works as a link between community and public health system. Eligibility ASHA must primarily be a woman resident of the ..

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Fall in the Incidents of Child Marriages in India: Annual Health Survey Report

As per Annual Health Survey (AHS), done by the census authorities, the incidents of child marriage declined considerably over the past few years. The AHS was conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in association with the Registrar General of India (RGI) and Ministry of Home Affairs of India. The survey was held ..

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Plan to merge Tobacco control programme with NRHM

Central govt is looking forward to integrate National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) workforce for anti-tobacco programmes. Synergizing NTCP with the NRHM at state and district levels has been stressed upon in the plan. It also suggests involving workforce under other Non-communicable Disease Programmes for prevention of cancer, diabetes, ..

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Some Government of India Development Programs & Schemes

1. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY)2. Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)3. Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY)4. Rural Housing Schemes5. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)6. Drought Prone Areas Program (DPAP)7. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)8. Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY)9. Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana (VAMBAY)10.Food For Work Programme FFWP11. National Social Assistance Programme 12. Annapaurna ..

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