|Where do you think India stand globally in the healthcare sector? I had no clue until I stumbled upon this page in the World Health Organization (WHO) website. India is ranked 112th in the world out of 191. I will try to explain why we are in that position even after 67 years of Independence. Lets take a look at the various choices an Indian citizen has regarding health services in the country.|
Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) are climbing the rank list and will shortly become the leading cause of death in humans. India is also experiencing such a transition with the rising number of NCD. According to a WHO report, cardiovascular diseases will be the leading cause of death in India by 2020. But, you don’t have … Read moreNon Communicable Diseases (NCD) Control Programme
When we get a product or any service done at a very low cost, nine out of ten times we think the quality of the product or service is low. Isn’t it so? Things are the same when it comes to healthcare system as most of the population believe that medicines and services provided at … Read moreVisit Government Hospitals & Save Money on Health Expenses?
Picture this – three JPHNs (Junior Public Health Nurse), one JHI (Junior Health Inspector) carrying white boxes about the size of a laptop, which we call vaccine carriers and cold boxes. These boxes contains vaccines of course. They are walking on a dirt track, and I was following them since I didn’t know the way … Read moreA ‘Walk’ to Immunize