Category Archives: Health

Organ Donation : Life Donation

Nationally, with a population of 1.2 billion people, the statistic stands at 0.08 persons as organ donors per million population (PMP). This is an incredibly small and insignificant number compared to the statistics around the world.
Each year, thousands of people die while waiting for a transplant, because no suitable donor can be found for them. The need for organ donors has never been greater.

For any queries regarding organ donation, please call – 1800 4193737 (Toll free)

National Health Mission (NHM): Providing Universal Health Care

This flagship mission was started on 12 April 2005 by the Government of India with the name National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in 18 states. In 2013 Government of India announced National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) and combined it with NRHM to form National Health Mission (NHM).Spending on health to be increased from 0.9% of […]
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Right to Health: The Next Big Thing for India

Current Situation : India accounts for one-third of pregnant women and about a quarter of child deaths. Infant Mortality Rate is 56 per 1000 births and is worse than lower income countries like Bangladesh. Right to Health is essential to enjoy other fundamental rights like Right to Education, Employment etc. In this background, it is […]
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Manifesto Comparison, General Elections 2014 (4 of 9): Health

Current Situation : India has one-third of world’s malnourished and accounts for a quarter of the world’s infant deaths Public expenditure on health is 1.2% of GDP, one of the lowest in the developing world. India has one of the highest rated of out of the pocket expenditure on health in the world. Stand of […]
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