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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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