National Health Policy Current Affairs, GK & News
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 solidarity and relentless support between India and the United States (US) during Covid-19 pandemic. Indo-US ..
Category: International Current Affairs
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 shortfall of 76.1% specialist doctors at the Community Health Centres in rural areas. There are ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: community Health Centre • General Physician • Gynaecology • Health and Family Welfare • Health and Wellness Centres • National Health Mission • National Health Policy • Primary Healthcare • Surgeon
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 capacity of NCDC through a network of eighteen regional training centres. About Sahakar Pragya Under ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Agricultural cooperative • Farmer Producer Organisation • FPO • National Cooperative Development Corporation • National Health Policy • PM-FME scheme • Pradhan mantri Matsya sampada Yojana • Sahakar Pragya • Stand Up India Scheme • Startup India
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 leading cause of death that claims 17.9 million lives a year. Also, the day is ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
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 to fulfil health care needs. Highlights The increase is being done based on the recommendation ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs