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India Fights To Achieve The 2015 Millennium Goals

India Fights To Achieve The 2015 Millennium Goals

  Highlights * Targets of reducing poverty and giving access to drinking water on track. * Maternal mortality and gender equity standards likely to be missed. * Target of reducing…

Rural India Faces 60% Shortage of Doctors

Rural India Faces 60% Shortage of Doctors

Highlights * Himachal Pradesh has the best infrastructure in rural healthcare * Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of health centres without doctors * Rural India is living with an…

Health Insurance For Poor: Fact or Myth?

Health Insurance For Poor:  Fact or Myth?

The Indian government has promised health insurance for all families below the poverty line, and has allotted over Rs 2,800 crore for the programme till now.   IndiaSpend’s Bhumish Khudkhudia…

An Ambitious Government Hospital Chain Project Falters

An Ambitious Government Hospital Chain Project Falters

The ongoing fracas over Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s criticism of India’s failings in medical infrastructure incentivised us to revisit a 2004 Government plan to replicate the prestigious All India Institute…

Aamir Khan’s Dream Of 8% (Of GDP) Healthcare Spend

Aamir Khan’s Dream Of 8% (Of GDP) Healthcare Spend

Healthcare budgets in India often attract criticism, if only for the lack of it. Only 20% of the total health expenditure in India is financed by the Union & State…

Despite The Scams, India’s Healthcare Infrastructure Is Expanding

Despite The Scams, India’s Healthcare Infrastructure Is Expanding

Many people who had not heard of the Government of India’s National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) did so for the first time when the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) blew…

Bengal Is Attacked For Infant Deaths, But Statistics Tell A Different Story

Bengal Is Attacked For Infant Deaths, But Statistics Tell A Different Story

Some 300 infant or crib deaths were reported from different hospitals in West Bengal since January 2012. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee came under considerable flak at the time.…

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