‘Kitchen Garden,’an initiative by CRY for poor children

In a bid to provide fresh and healthy food to children and expectant mothers, anganwadis in remote areas of Gariyaband and Korba district have set up kitchen gardens in their backyards .The aim of this initiative is to address malnutrition in one of the poorest states of India

‘Kitchen Garden,’an initiative by CRY for poor childrenIndia had observed the National Nutrition Week which usually occurs in the first week of September (Sept 1 to 7). Child Rights and You (CRY), a prominent NGO which works for the welfare of children, has implemented a unique initiative called ‘kitchen gardens in Anganwadis’in the state of Chhattisgarh. The aim of the initiative is […]

Health cess in Maharashtra soon? Hints Dr Deepak Sawant at CII healthcare conclave

In the opening session of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister, who was the chief guest for the conference, released a report on Digital Health: Transforming Healthcare. In his speech at CII Healthcare Conclave 2017, Dr Sawant also hinted at formulating a health cess that will help the government collect fund that will be used in strengthening healthcare infrastructure in the state

Health cess in Maharashtra soon? Hints Dr Deepak Sawant at CII healthcare conclavePublic health policy is a matter of discussion for each and every one of us at a certain point in time. The operating environment of healthcare providers is very important for the health care developments in the country. And the theme of the conference is based on National Health Policy – a new era in healthcare. […]

India records an abysmal figure in the healthcare index

As per the report, India’s healthcare index has seen an increase of 14.1 % in last 25 years, going up from 30.7 % in 1990 to 44.8 % in 2015, but the increase in numbers are lesser when compared to Sri Lanka (72.8 %), Bangladesh (51.7%), Bhutan (52.7%) and Nepal (50.8%).

India records an abysmal figure in the healthcare indexA recent report by Global Burden of Disease in The Lancet reveals that India has recorded 44.8% on healthcare index. Its performance is poorer than several neighbouring Asian nations, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and China in last 25 years. As per the report, India’s healthcare index has seen an increase of 14.1 % in […]

To focus on rural healthcare, Maha to launch Pandit Dindayal Upadhya Healthy Maharashtra Campaign

In this campaign, doctors will scan people for respiratory ailments, stomach illness, heart issues, bone related problems and brain related ailments. Guardian Ministers of all the districts have been directed to launch the campaign in their respective districts

To focus on rural healthcare, Maha to launch Pandit Dindayal Upadhya Healthy Maharashtra CampaignIn order to provide healthcare facilities in the rural areas, Maharashtra is set to launch a massive campaign called Pandit Dindayal Upadhya Healthy Maharashtra Campaign. To launch the campaign, the Medical Education department has identified 6 districts, in which the campaign will kick-start from May 1, 2017 and will go on till May 27. The […]