National Health Policy

Decline in Per Capita Government Spending on Healthcare

According to the recently released National Health Accounts 2018-2019, public spending of health has declined to 1.28 per cent of India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Key Facts The National Health Accounts 2018-2019 revealed that the public spending on healthcare has ..



Indo-US Health Dialogue 2021- Highlights

4th session of the Indo-US Health Dialogue 2021 was inaugurated on September 27, 2021. This session is being hosted by India. Key Points During the session, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Bharati Pravin Pawar, articulated mutual ..


Rural Health Statistics Report

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released the Rural Health Statistics Report. According to the report, there is an overall shortage of specialist doctors at the Community Health Centres. Key findings of the report There is an overall ..


Sahakar Pragya Programme: Key Facts

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare recently launched the Sahakar Pragya. The initiative will train the primary cooperative societies in the country. It holds 45 new training modules of National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). It will enhance the training ..


September 29: World Heart Day

Every year, the World Heart Day is observed on September 29. The day is observed to create awareness about cardio vascular diseases. It was initiated by World Heart Foundation. Highlights The day is important as cardio vascular diseases are the ..


GoI to increase public health care expenditure from 1.15% to 2.5% by 2025

On September 27, 2020, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that Government of India is to increase the health care expenditure in the country by 2.5% of GDP by 2025. Currently, the government is spending 1.15% of GDP ..