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'Rural Healthcare' - 21 News Result(s)

  • Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

    Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

    Lasiyo is two years old and lives in Khajuri- a remote, sparsely populated and poorly connected tribal hamlet in Rajasthan. Last year in September, his mother noticed that Lasiyo had high fever. The closest functional health facility was in a nearby town, but she had never been there alone. The only bus that would take here there had left. Her husb...

  • India's Great Healthcare Challenge And Opportunity

    By Nayan Kalnad, Niranjan Bose and Hari Menon/ IndiaSpend.org India added 450 million people over the 25 years to 2016, a period during which the proportion of people living in poverty fell by half. This period of rising prosperity has been marked by a “dual-disease burden”, a continuing rise in communicable diseases and a spurt in non-communic...

  • HeyCare Sees E-Commerce as a Stepping Stone to Distribution, and Vice Versa

    HeyCare Sees E-Commerce as a Stepping Stone to Distribution, and Vice Versa

    HeyCare is an online medicine delivery startup that has much bigger plans in place. But can it disrupt medicine distribution in India?

  • India’s Most Populous State Uttar Pradesh Spends The Least On Health

    India’s Most Populous State Uttar Pradesh Spends The Least On Health

    By Oommen C Kurian/ IndiaSpend With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has about the same population as Brazil; an economy the size of Qatars – which has 2.4 million people, the same as the UP town of Bijnore; per capita gross domestic product (GDP) comparable to Kenyas; and an infant mortality rate that rivals The Gambia, a poverty-ridden, p...

  • India Needs To Invest More In Public Healthcare: WHO

    India Needs To Invest More In Public Healthcare: WHO

    India needs to invest more in public healthcare and build a robust health delivery system in all aspects, including infrastructure and human resources, with special focus on rural areas, the WHO today said.

  • Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

    Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

    By Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend There was a 24 per cent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think tank, significant in a country where half the rural population uses private healthcare, which is four times costlier. Overall, there was a six per cent rise in dependence on ...

  • Most Indians Dependent On Private Healthcare, Finds Study

    Most Indians Dependent On Private Healthcare, Finds Study

    New Delhi: Households across India still overwhelmingly depend on private providers for healthcare services over public healthcare, a recent study has found. Senior Fellow at Brookings India, Shamika Ravi, found in her study “Health and Morbidity in India: 2004-2014” that as much as 75 per cent of out-patient (OPD) care in India was exclusive...

  • As Population Rises, UP's Healthcare System Collapses

    As Population Rises, UP's Healthcare System Collapses

    These data, from the 2015 Rural Health Statistics (RHS), indicate how successive UP governments have neglected affordable, accessible and quality healthcare for the 200 million people

  • Digital India Connecting Rural India With Mainstream: Industry leaders

    Digital India Connecting Rural India With Mainstream: Industry leaders

    Technology will be the main enabler of access to quality education, healthcare and financial services in empowering people in non-urban and rural areas and Digital India is slowly but steadily connecting rural India with the mainstream, industry leaders said on Friday.

  • The Great Indian Water Walkathon

    The Great Indian Water Walkathon

    In Odisha, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh, more than 35 per cent of rural households - at least one in four -- have to walk half-a-kilometer to get water, says data from Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS II), which surveyed 42,153 homes.

  • President Expresses Concern Over Country's Poor Healthcare

    President Expresses Concern Over Country's Poor Healthcare

    Expressing concern over country's poor healthcare, mainly in rural areas of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday favoured its expansion to ensure equitable and quality services.

  • Andhra Pradesh Focusing On Improving Rural Medicare: Government

    Andhra Pradesh Focusing On Improving Rural Medicare: Government

    The state is concentrating on providing better medical care by strengthening government hospitals, the state government has claimed.

  • Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

    Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

    Public-Private Partnership between the government and local NGOs in Arunachal Pradesh has changed the face of reproductive health in the region.

  • Training Quacks Will Help In Rural Healthcare, Says Amartya Sen

    Training Quacks Will Help In Rural Healthcare, Says Amartya Sen

    With the healthcare system not up to the mark in rural areas, Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen today said training of quacks might help in tackling the situation.

  • Google Glass Can Help Patients in Remote Areas, Say Researchers

    Google Glass Can Help Patients in Remote Areas, Say Researchers

    Google Glass may be used to effectively extend bedside consults to distant healthcare facilities such as community and rural hospitals.

'Rural Healthcare' - 15 Video Result(s)

'Rural Healthcare' - 21 News Result(s)

  • Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

    Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

    Lasiyo is two years old and lives in Khajuri- a remote, sparsely populated and poorly connected tribal hamlet in Rajasthan. Last year in September, his mother noticed that Lasiyo had high fever. The closest functional health facility was in a nearby town, but she had never been there alone. The only bus that would take here there had left. Her husb...

  • India's Great Healthcare Challenge And Opportunity

    By Nayan Kalnad, Niranjan Bose and Hari Menon/ IndiaSpend.org India added 450 million people over the 25 years to 2016, a period during which the proportion of people living in poverty fell by half. This period of rising prosperity has been marked by a “dual-disease burden”, a continuing rise in communicable diseases and a spurt in non-communic...

  • HeyCare Sees E-Commerce as a Stepping Stone to Distribution, and Vice Versa

    HeyCare Sees E-Commerce as a Stepping Stone to Distribution, and Vice Versa

    HeyCare is an online medicine delivery startup that has much bigger plans in place. But can it disrupt medicine distribution in India?

  • India’s Most Populous State Uttar Pradesh Spends The Least On Health

    India’s Most Populous State Uttar Pradesh Spends The Least On Health

    By Oommen C Kurian/ IndiaSpend With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has about the same population as Brazil; an economy the size of Qatars – which has 2.4 million people, the same as the UP town of Bijnore; per capita gross domestic product (GDP) comparable to Kenyas; and an infant mortality rate that rivals The Gambia, a poverty-ridden, p...

  • India Needs To Invest More In Public Healthcare: WHO

    India Needs To Invest More In Public Healthcare: WHO

    India needs to invest more in public healthcare and build a robust health delivery system in all aspects, including infrastructure and human resources, with special focus on rural areas, the WHO today said.

  • Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

    Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

    By Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend There was a 24 per cent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think tank, significant in a country where half the rural population uses private healthcare, which is four times costlier. Overall, there was a six per cent rise in dependence on ...

  • Most Indians Dependent On Private Healthcare, Finds Study

    Most Indians Dependent On Private Healthcare, Finds Study

    New Delhi: Households across India still overwhelmingly depend on private providers for healthcare services over public healthcare, a recent study has found. Senior Fellow at Brookings India, Shamika Ravi, found in her study “Health and Morbidity in India: 2004-2014” that as much as 75 per cent of out-patient (OPD) care in India was exclusive...

  • As Population Rises, UP's Healthcare System Collapses

    As Population Rises, UP's Healthcare System Collapses

    These data, from the 2015 Rural Health Statistics (RHS), indicate how successive UP governments have neglected affordable, accessible and quality healthcare for the 200 million people

  • Digital India Connecting Rural India With Mainstream: Industry leaders

    Digital India Connecting Rural India With Mainstream: Industry leaders

    Technology will be the main enabler of access to quality education, healthcare and financial services in empowering people in non-urban and rural areas and Digital India is slowly but steadily connecting rural India with the mainstream, industry leaders said on Friday.

  • The Great Indian Water Walkathon

    The Great Indian Water Walkathon

    In Odisha, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh, more than 35 per cent of rural households - at least one in four -- have to walk half-a-kilometer to get water, says data from Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS II), which surveyed 42,153 homes.

  • President Expresses Concern Over Country's Poor Healthcare

    President Expresses Concern Over Country's Poor Healthcare

    Expressing concern over country's poor healthcare, mainly in rural areas of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday favoured its expansion to ensure equitable and quality services.

  • Andhra Pradesh Focusing On Improving Rural Medicare: Government

    Andhra Pradesh Focusing On Improving Rural Medicare: Government

    The state is concentrating on providing better medical care by strengthening government hospitals, the state government has claimed.

  • Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

    Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

    Public-Private Partnership between the government and local NGOs in Arunachal Pradesh has changed the face of reproductive health in the region.

  • Training Quacks Will Help In Rural Healthcare, Says Amartya Sen

    Training Quacks Will Help In Rural Healthcare, Says Amartya Sen

    With the healthcare system not up to the mark in rural areas, Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen today said training of quacks might help in tackling the situation.

  • Google Glass Can Help Patients in Remote Areas, Say Researchers

    Google Glass Can Help Patients in Remote Areas, Say Researchers

    Google Glass may be used to effectively extend bedside consults to distant healthcare facilities such as community and rural hospitals.

  • Healthcare Quality Should Not Suffer In Quest For Quantity, Says Union Health Minister JP Nadda

    Healthcare Quality Should Not Suffer In Quest For Quantity, Says Union Health Minister JP Nadda

    Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said the medical education framework must attend to the "critical requirement" of enhancing clinical skills, which he claimed often get ignored due to the pressure of producing more doctors.

  • India to Soon Get 'E-Healthcare Service'

    India to Soon Get 'E-Healthcare Service'

    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said the service will intensify health awareness in rural India.

  • More Than 100 Die as Tripura Battles Malaria

    More Than 100 Die as Tripura Battles Malaria

    Tripura has been battling malaria for the past two months. A fresh outbreak has compounded the already grim situation, leading to deaths of 120 people across the state.

  • How India's 'free medicine to all' policy transforms lives

    How India's 'free medicine to all' policy transforms lives

    From city hospitals to tiny rural clinics, India's public doctors will soon be able to prescribe free generic drugs to all comers.

  • Sanofi-aventis launches Prayas, an endeavor to meet rural India's healthcare needs

    Announces its two prolonged strategy to improve the quality of healthcare practices in rural IndiaAventis Pharma has announced that Sanofi-aventis has launched Prayas, (meaning 'endeavor'), aimed at bridging the diagnosis-treatment gap through a structured continuing education program for rural doctors across India. Through Prayas, specialists from...

  • In the red corridor: A miracle birth

    Most women in rural India face risks during childbirth because primary healthcare centres are equipped with nothing except auxillary nurse midwives and a few beds. A key reason why so many women and newborns lose their lives.

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