Two Key Health Datasets Differ, Reveal Incorrect Reporting By States

Two Key Health Datasets Differ, Reveal Incorrect Reporting By States

New Delhi: India’s progress on public healthcare has failed to keep up with its economic growth over the past decades, putting a binding constraint on the economy, Niti Aayog’s 2018 report, ‘Healthy States, Progressive India’, said. Ranking states and union territories (UTs) on a Health Index, the report noted that compared with India’s economic progress and achievements, its rates of improvement in health outcomes have remained lower than those recorded in developing countries with comparable levels of spending on health. This, along with the middle-income trap that a member of the Prime Minister’s…

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What are states doing to fight bad air?

What are states doing to fight bad air?

Raising concern over the poor air quality in Delhi and its adjoining area, the NCR Planning Board on Tuesday asked its member states Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan -to submit their action plans. It also asked the state governments to increase forest cover to 20% from the present 3.3% and to start land acquisition for building seven new inter-state roads “immediately”. The board also noted that the forest cover in the NCR had reduced to 3.30% of the entire geographical area in 2012 from 4.30% in 1999. The states…

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States should work With Centre on Ayurveda: health Minister

States should work With Centre on Ayurveda: health Minister

In an try to encourage traditional medicine and Ayurverdic practices, Union fitness Minister Harsh Vardhan entreated all country governments to paintings with the Centre to enhance the satisfactory of Ayurveda healthcare offerings inside the united states of america. whilst addressing fitness ministers from diverse states at the sixth world Ayurveda Congress (WAC) consultation, he stated, “health for for the duration of a holistic remedy system became not just the mandate of the valuable government, it also wanted lively guide from all kingdom governments.” He emphasized that though many states have…

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