NATHEALTH recommends the government to make Healthcare a priority sector to meet the long term funding and financing requirements and accelerate its funding commitment to 2.5 per cent GDP as outlined in National Health Policy 2017.
This involves building the capacity of researchers to convert information into data and knowledge that can be used and increasing their ability to synthesize various sources of knowledge into policy-usable matters.
The symposium is to be inaugurated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and will include representation from NITI Aayog and senior government officials from 21 States and UTs.
The first phase of the program envisaged setting up of hemodialysis centers in all districts, Given that peritoneal dialysis avoids the substantial costs of infrastructure set up and maintenance and staffing reduces the demand on the healthcare system and offers patient autonomy, the decision has n
UHC has the potential to boost economic growth, improve educational opportunities, reduce impoverishment and inequalities, and foster cohesion. Steps taken for achieving UHC will address public health challenges and vice versa.
The government’s efforts to control trade in e-cigarettes are not new and previously on August 28, 2018, Ministry of Health and Family affairs had issued a circular wherein it advised all the states to consider prohibition of sale, manufacture, distribution, and trade of ENDS imported or advertised