Ayushman Bharat
Jharkhand  /  Published 12.12.18

Ranchi shuns infected thalassemic boy

The past three months have been baffling for a Class III student in Tatisilwai. The 10-year-old is not sure why his friends have stopped playing with him or why he is not allowed to share food with ot...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.19

Rare diseases need government attention

Wrong actions may sometimes be motivated by the right reasons. Last year, in a shocking volte-face, the Union ministry of health and family welfare decided to withdraw the national policy for treatmen...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.03.19

PM health scheme supports fraud: Congress

The Congress on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-hyped health scheme, Ayushman Bharat, was built on the wrong foundation, allowed corporates and private hospitals to mint mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.03.19

Congress set to promise right to health care

The Congress will promise a “right to health care” in its 2019 manifesto, adding to the rights-based laws enacted under the Manmohan Singh government that were milestones in the history of public ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.18

Loose ends

By Soham D. Bhaduri in

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.19

Ayushman Bharat to generate political heat

The Central government’s flagship scheme, Ayushman Bharat, is expected to generate much political heat. With the Lok Sabha elections almost here, Opposition parties in the states will try to stop th...
By Arindam Gupta in

Books  /  Published 14.10.19

Banerjee on what ails healthcare

In addition, it is not clear that the government should rely entirely on the private sector to deliver tertiary care within PMJAY. Conflicts over the appropriate payment for treatment and accusations ...
By Abhijit Banerjee in

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Nominal rise in health cash

The Centre’s interim budget has more than doubled its allocation for the scheme that covers hospitalisation costs for the poor, but public health experts are concerned about lack of substantial incr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.18

Wealth is not health

The National Health Protection Scheme under the flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat, is being applauded as an advancement towards universal health coverage. UHC is a health policy design that stems fr...
By Amitabha Sarkar in

Odisha  /  Published 29.09.18

CM launches Biju health scheme

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday flagged of a caravan that would campaign about the benefits of the newly launched Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana.The state government has launched the scheme on ...
By Subrat Das in Bhubaneshwar


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