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National Health Authority (nha)
India  /  Published 24.09.20

Digital health plan push despite privacy worries

India’s government is using the coronavirus pandemic to push its plan to digitise the health records and data of its 1.3 billion people, despite concerns about privacy and increased surveillance...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Covid fatality rate falls, govt claims credit

India’s count of coronavirus disease patients rose above 1.5 million on Wednesday while the case fatality rate among Covid-19 patients has fallen to 2.23 per cent, the lowest since April. The U...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Health glass half full (or empty)

Inactive hospitals and fewer patients’ admissions than expected have vexed a nationwide health scheme launched by the Centre a year ago to provide free hospital treatment to poor and vulnerable fami...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.05.20

Over 1 cr availed free treatment under Ayushman Bharat: NHA

Over one crore people have availed treatment worth around Rs 13,412 crore for free in hospitals across the country under the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme since its launch in September 2018,...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 24.11.19

Cancer care disparity

A government analysis has bolstered suspicions that some private hospitals may have provided inappropriate treatment to sections of cancer patients to increase the amounts claimed under the nationwide...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.09.19

IMA seeks tax funding of health care

The Indian Medical Association, the country’s largest body of doctors, on Sunday batted for universal health care directly funded by tax revenues instead of the insurance-based model through which t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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