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  • A step in the right direction
    The Hindu January 03 2015
    Yet another bold initiative was taken on the last day of 2014 when the Union government made public the draft National Health Policy 2015. The policy is a first step in achieving universal health coverage by advocating health as a fundamental right whose "denial will be justiciable".
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  • Draft National Health Policy proposes making health a fundamental right
    The Times of India January 1 2015
    The draft National Health Policy 2015 has proposed a target of raising public health expenditure to 2.5% from the present 1.2% of GDP. It also notes that 40% of this would need to come from central expenditure
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  • The primary focus
    Indian Express December 12
    For effective UHC we also need to ensure other elements in the health system: a multi-layered multi-skilled health workforce that is well distributed affordable access to essential drugs vaccines and technologies adequate infrastructure and equipment at accredited health facilities reliable health information systems the participation of empowered communities and good governance which includes the establishment of robust regulatory systems.

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  • Government warns corporate hospitals
    The Hindu November 14 2014
    Super-speciality hospitals in Hyderabad which are not participating in cashless health insurance scheme for government employees will not be eligible for the Arogyasri scheme Deputy Chief Minister T. Rajaiah saidnurrawatches

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  • A multi-sectoral approach to dengue control
    The Hindu October 14 2014
    Dengue fever is rearing its ugly head again in India with new cases of infections and even deaths being reported from different States. The world’s fastest growing vector-borne disease dengue sees an estimated 50-100 million cases being reported annually in over 100 endemic countries.
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