National Health Policy: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GoI to increase Public Health Expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025

On July 13, 2020, the 15th Finance Commission held a meeting with the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. It was decided at the meet that India will increase its public health expenditure to 2.5% ..

Health as a Justifiable Fundamental Rights

There has always been a lingering question so as to make Right to Health as a fundamental right similar to right to education. The draft national health policy, 2015 proposes the following formulation- “the Center ..

National Health Policy, 2015

India’s third {draft} National Health Policy was released in 2015. Prior to this, two National Health policies (1983 and 2002) had served in guiding the approach for the health sector in the Five-Year Plans and ..

On National Health Policy

National Health Policy presents a strong case for achieving universal health care but there are many challenges which come in way of its successful implementation. India’s expenditure on healthcare services is dismal and is one ..

Challenges to health sector and Draft National Health Policy

India topped almost every worsening health indicator in the Asian region even beyond countries like Bangladesh and Nepal. The gross ignorance to this sector is evident to several health indicators be it Infant Mortality Rate ..