Primary Healthcare Current Affairs, GK & News

NITI Aayog: Study on ‘Not-for-Profit’ hospital model

NITI Aayog released a comprehensive study on not-for-profit hospital model in India on June 29, 2020. Highlights According to NITI Aayog, it is a step of closing information gap on such institutions. This study was conducted in the backdrop of low investment in expansion of health sector in private sector. Report provides insight into operation ..

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Centre issues guidelines to set up health infra in rural areas

The Government of India recently issued guidelines to contain COVID-19 in rural areas. What are the guidelines? COVID-19 Care Centre for asymptomatic cases should be established in peri urban and rural areas. These centres should have a minimum of thirty beds. This should be set up mainly in areas where home isolation is not possible. ..

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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 shortfall of 76.1% specialist doctors at the Community Health Centres in rural areas. There are ..

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Health Ministry sign MoC with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for technical support

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare signed memorandum of cooperation (MoC) with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) for technical support. Under this MoC, BMGF will provide technical, management and program design support to Union Health Ministry through its grantees as well as other partners. The special focus under MoC will be on innovation, ..

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