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National Health Protection Scheme

National Health Protection Mission: Set it up for success

The fact that the national health scheme is being accorded the top most priority is quite evident from the speed with which things are moving.

21 Jun 2018 5:34 AM

Health and wellness centres: Some concerns remain

HWCs are designed to provide wide array of primary care services: preventive, promotive, palliative, rehabilitative and basic curative care.

20 Apr 2018 1:38 AM

Universal health coverage is the way forward for a healthy nation

The government at the Centre with an eye on the upcoming 2019 general election has announced through UHC a massive expansion of healthcare facilities.

06 Apr 2018 6:42 AM

India must revitalise its public health system

A recent heartening development is that the government has finally woken to the seriousness of India’s health crisis.

06 Apr 2018 12:22 AM

Is hospital care getting prioritised over primary healthcare in India?

Ideally, a strong primary healthcare system must precede any financial protection intervention at scale for hospitalisation costs.

30 Mar 2018 3:26 AM


New health scheme to benefit poor

Finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the scheme on February 1 while presenting the Budget for 2018-19.

22 Mar 2018 3:47 AM

A game-changer or a sop

The new mega health insurance scheme can transform the lives of India’s poor.

08 Feb 2018 2:16 AM

Experts feel govt National Health Protection Scheme ‘old wine in new bottle’

The Union health ministry and states will have to work out these aspects, sources said.

04 Feb 2018 2:00 AM

The great Indian health fudge

The Indian programme in the Budget, that would cover 10 crore families, has an allocation so far of only Rs 2,000 crore.

04 Feb 2018 12:15 AM

Union Budget's healthcare plan cashless, not reimbursement scheme: Jaitley

The NHPS touted as ModiCare envisaged to provide medical cover of up to Rs 5 lakh to over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families.

02 Feb 2018 1:02 PM


Budget 2018: Only healthy India can prosper, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said India cannot realise its demographic dividend without its citizens being healthy.

02 Feb 2018 6:27 AM

Budget strikes the right note, it’s realistic & well-balanced

The Budget offers a bold agricultural and rural thrust to give a stimulus to equity and economic growth.

02 Feb 2018 4:50 AM

Budget 2018: Largest universal health cover sans allocation announced

The government has a Rashtriya Swastya Bima Yojana which provides a cover of Rs 30,000 per family.

02 Feb 2018 2:04 AM