National Rural Health Mission

Achievement of Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report -2013 released by the United Nations has presented data on progress made towards the Millennium Development Goals and targets for the world as a whole and for sub-regions, each sub-region comprising of a group of countries. Separate data to indicate India™s progress on Maternal Mortality Ratio and Infant Mortality… Read More

Tags: Folic AcidGhulam Nabi AzadIndiaInfant mortalityMaternal deathMillennium Development GoalNational Rural Health MissionPregnancy

Twenty-first Meeting of Central Supervisory Board

The 21st meeting of the Central Supervisory Board (CSB) was held in New Delhi today. The meeting was on PC & PNDT Act. It was held under the Chairmanship of Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare. In his opening remarks, Shri Azad said his Ministry has increased its engagement with… Read More

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Summary status of implementation of Prime Minister™s Reconstruction Plan (PMRP) for Jammu & Kashmir

Prime Minister recently reviewed the progress of various projects under Prime Minister™s Reconstruction Plan (PMRP). The PMRP for J&K contains 67 projects/schemes in 4 areas covering 11 sectors of the economy. I.        Expanding Economic Infrastructure: The first area involves action on many projects in sectors relating to power, roads and external borrowings.  Under this area, actions in respect of many… Read More

Tags: Government of IndiaJammuJammu KashmirKashmirNational Rural Health MissionPahalgamSrinagarSrinagar Airport

National Rural Health Mission – Mainstreaming of AYUSH

A total of Rs 553.00 crores was given to the States / UTs for mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission during 2009-13. This resulted in the establishment of new AYUSH facilities in 803 Primary Health Centres, 113 Community Health Centres, 24 District Hospitals and up-gradation of 379 exclusive AYUSH hospitals and 415 Dispensaries… Read More

Tags: Arunachal PradeshCommunity health workerDepartment of Ayurveda Yoga and Naturopathy Unani Siddha and HomoeopathyGhulam Nabi AzadHimachal PradeshNational Rural Health MissionPrimary health centreThane District

Mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission

The Department of AYUSH has takenseveral steps for mainstreaming of AYUSH under the National Rural Health Mission. The achievements during the last four years (2009-10 to 2012-13) are as follows: A.    Mainstreaming of AYUSH under NRHM: (a)    During 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 for mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission, grants-in-aid amounting to Rs 553.00 crore was given… Read More

Tags: AyurvedaAYUSHDepartment of Ayurveda Yoga and Naturopathy Unani Siddha and HomoeopathyIndiaIndian Medicine Central CouncilNational Rural Health MissionSiddhaUnani

National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) as a sub-mission under the National Health Mission (NHM)

Background The Union Cabinet in its meeting held in April 2012 has already approved the continuation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and the other sub-mission under NHM till 31.3.2017. Approvals for Proposals The Union Cabinet gave its approval to launch a National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) as a new sub-mission under the over-arching… Read More

Tags: Accredited Social Health ActivistHimachal PradeshInfant mortalityMaternal deathNational Rural Health MissionNUHMUrban areaUttarakhand

GoI Steps for Reforms in Health Sector

The Eleventh Plan highlighted various health issues in the country, which inter-alia included high Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Total Fertility Rate (TFR) and called for initiatives for improving health care indicators. Various initiatives taken by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in partnership with States/UTs have resulted in improvement of… Read More

Tags: Composite Health Care SystemIndiaMaternal deathMinistry of Health and Family WelfareNational Rural Health MissionNRHMPrimary health careTotal Fertility Rate

Implementation on National Child Health Programme under Under National Rural Health Mission

Under National Rural Health Mission, the following interventions are being implemented to improve child health situation in the country: 1. Promotion of Institutional Delivery through JananiSurakshaYojana (JSY) and JananiShishuSurakshaKaryakram (JSSK): Promoting Institutional delivery to ensure skilled birth attendance is a key to reducing both maternal and neo-natal mortality. JSY incentivizes pregnant women to opt for… Read More

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