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Public-private partnership: Pathway to health for all

This article is authored by Kirit Premjibhai Solanki, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha.

Health care(HT file photo)
Published on May 20, 2024 11:56 AM IST

A call for preventive health care and equity

This article is authored by Dr. Swati Piramal, vice chairperson, Piramal Group.

Health care(HT file photo)
Published on Apr 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Thailand’s success story paving the way for UHC across South and Southeast Asia

Authored by - Professor Yongyuth Yuthavong, senior advisor to the president, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand.

Thailand (Unsplash)
Published on Feb 22, 2024 08:04 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

India focussed on delivering health coverage to all: Health minister at WHO meet

Among the key issues to be discussed at the meet include accelerating prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases and ending neglected tropical diseases

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya. (HT file photo)
Published on Oct 30, 2023 07:27 PM IST

A US-India partnership to advance global health

For the US, India, and the world, cooperation and global partnerships are crucial in meeting future health challenges and advancing public health

In June, President Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the collaboration across health sectors. (President Biden Twitter)
Published on Aug 18, 2023 10:00 PM IST

Universal health coverage – The goal’s nowhere in sight

This article is authored by Janak Raj, Senior Fellow, Centre for Social and Economic Progress, New Delhi.

Healthcare (For representation)
Published on May 22, 2023 02:10 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Mann Ki Baat, a tool for building a healthy India

The PM has touched several specific topics related to health, from tuberculosis to Kala-azar and from swachhata (hygiene) to holistic health. He also talked about the sensitive issue of mental health, encouraging people to have open conversation and help those in a difficult mental state

I remember the PM interacting with the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat, who expressed gratitude for making quality health care affordable. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 06:59 PM IST
ByVinod K Paul

India's per capita health spend highest in nearly 15 years: Health ministry data

India's real per capita health spending in 2019-20 was the highest since 2004-05, reaching ₹3,516.

India’s total health bill was <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>655800 crore in 2019-20, according to NHA estimates. This is 9.96% more than in 2018-19. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 05:14 AM IST

India to offer digital health tech to world as universal public goods: Lav Agarwal

The additional secretary health also said that he hoped the initiatives will have lower and middle-income countries that faced inequities when it comes to global health services

Through Cowin portal, the state was able to monitor the administration of 2.2 billion doses of the Covid vaccine. (Reuters image)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 12:33 PM IST

UHC in India: Insights from Indonesia and China

The article has been authored by Madhurima Nundy, fellow and Pankhuri Bhatt, research analyst, Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP), New Delhi.

Different country contexts have found different pathways to UHC. Indonesia and China for example, took the insurance path to provide financial protection to its population.(AFP)
Published on Sep 19, 2022 09:00 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Citizen’s engagement is the backbone of Universal Health Coverage

Poonam Muttreja, executive director, Population Foundation of India

To achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) goals, it is imperative to include the voices of communities, across sociocultural contexts, recognising the differential healthcare needs of people.(AP FILE)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 10:33 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Ayushman Bharat and the path to universal health coverage in India

The study has been authored by J Angel Blake and others.

The government of India approved the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in March 2018.(Vivek Nair/HT Photo)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 07:32 AM IST
ByGeorge Institute

International Universal Health Coverage Day 2019: Date, theme and significance

International Universal Health Coverage Day 2019: The idea of the resolution is that everyone should have access to quality, affordable health care anywhere in the world.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged world leaders to “keep the promise” and ensure health coverage is accessible to everyone.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 12:10 PM IST
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‘Time to talk is over, time to act now’: PM Modi at UN climate summit in New York

The event will be followed by another one on Universal Health Coverage, also organised by UN Secretary General.

The need, Modi said, is a comprehensive approach that “covers education, values and everything from lifestyle to developmental philosophy”.(AP)
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 06:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New York | ByYashwant Raj

Govt to hold stakeholders’ meet on Aug 6 on healthcare digitisation blueprint

The Union ministry of health had on July 15 released the draft blueprint as part of its National Digital Health Mission programme.

The government will organise a meeting of various stakeholders on August 6 to seek suggestions on the National Digital Health Blueprint.(Photo: AIR)
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 03:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

$80 out of pocket per year: Health burden in developing nations

According to a World Bank report,

Muzaffarpur, India - June 21,2019:Midnight seen overcrowded child suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome under treatment in the ward of Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur, India, on Friday, June 21, 2019. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 28, 2019 11:18 AM IST
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India committed to achieving universal health coverage, says JP Nadda

Nadda said the government recently launched the Ayushman Bharat programme, which rests on the twin pillars of health and well-ness centres, and the National Health Protection Mission for 100 million families covering 500 million individuals.

JP Nadda told the participants Rat the World Health Assembly in Geneva that in line with India’s ambitious plan to end TB by 2025, the government has started the implementation of a national strategic plan and allocated $550 million.(PTI)
Updated on May 22, 2018 12:51 PM IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

India must focus on making universal health coverage a reality

India has to go a long way to achieve universal health coverage. Strengthening primacy healthcare and public financing of health will help in this direction

Without robust primary health services, preventable or easily treatable diseases will flood secondary and tertiary care facilities demanding expensive care for complications that should have been avoided. UHC will then tilt heavily towards advanced hospital care, disproportionately draining the health budget and leaving little impact on population health indicators(AFP)
Published on May 05, 2018 06:19 PM IST
BySrinath Reddy
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