Health

By GovernanceToday
In Health
Sep 30th, 2019
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    From the earliest times, tribals used various plant parts to cure different diseases. Records from The Bible, The Rigveda, and The odyssey inform us about the use of plants for curing various ailments in human beings. Over 5500 years ago, Ancient Chinese used some plants for medicines.     Ayurvedic Medicine has been in use for over 30...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Aug 4th, 2018
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The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018 (GT Desk) The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha by Mr. Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State, Ministry of AYUSH on July 23, 2018. It amends the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 and replaces the Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 that was promulg...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Jun 19th, 2018
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Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna Marches On the analytics of the RSBY suggests its successful pragmatic presence     Social Security and healthcare assurance for all has been the motto of Government of India, and it has taken various steps in this regard. One of the most important policy milestones is the Unorganized Workers Social Security Act (2008) enacted by...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Jun 19th, 2018
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Modi Government’s Mass Health Care Modi-care may come out to be practically life-saving     If implemented well, Modi-care—which aims to provide health insurance to 40% of the population—can be as close as India can get to universal health coverage, says an expert In the past four years, the Narendra Modi government has attempted to transform the healthcare l...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Jun 19th, 2018
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Mass Health & Farm Insurance Schemes under the positive governance in India It was three years ago in the year 2015 when the Indian Government was planning to launch a universal health scheme and an exclusive all-in-one insurance product for the farming community as part of its ongoing efforts to bring people under the social security net. This is 2018 going on now...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Apr 2nd, 2018
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Realising  PM Modi’s vision of Affordable Healthcare Government Launches Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins, Priced at Rs 2.50 Per Pad (Archana Sherry) S+S+S = Enables Women (Suvidha) increase Hygiene (Swasthya) without harming Nature (Swachhta)  A very good news for the people from the Government! On the eve of International Women’s Day, the Government has launched ...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Jul 11th, 2016
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Government needs to change its role when it comes to healthcare delivery For a long time now, there has been intense debate in India about the extent of role the government should play  in providing essential services to citizens. The right wing economists have long argued for the government to withdraw from services, and consolidate its position as provider of infrast...
By Ramesh Raja
In Health
Apr 4th, 2016
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To tackle the menace of TB, the Government must ensure access to quality, affordable diagnosis and treatment, regardless of where an individual seeks care The prevalence of tuberculosis (TB), one of the world’s deadliest diseases, has been a major health concern of India for centuries. It is second only to HIV/AIDS as the greatest killer worldwide due to a single infec...
By Ramesh Raja
In Health
Mar 7th, 2016
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In spite of surge in institutional deliveries, the number of children in India being breastfed in the first hour of birth is less than half. In fact, India ranks lowest among South Asian countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in breastfeeding practices, with only 44 per cent women being able to breastfeed their babies within one hour of delivery. Th...
By Lekshmi Parmeswaran
In Health
Mar 7th, 2016
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The increase in the microcephaly cases has made Zika the most dreaded virus to surface in the present times Who would have ever thought that a normal viral infection like any other would one day turn out to be a disaster of the gravest order? For countries across the world battling the dreaded Zika virus, there is nothing but uncertainty writ all over. First discovered...