On Wednesday the Cabinet finally cleared the much-delayed National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) – a move that will help the ruling government bag about another achievement to showcase in next year’s parliamentary polls. The
The Union Health Minister was in a back-slapping congratulatory mood as he delivered the keynote address at the first convocation of the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS). He said the UPA government had transformed the
Bowing to political pressure against lowering the age of consent for sex to 16 years, the government on Monday approved the anti-rape bill by agreeing to stick to 18 years, but women activists said the provision could be misused.
A day before an all-party meet to debate the controversial anti-rape bill, the UPA government Sunday said it would evolve a consensus on the issue. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) have expressed
In a recent move that aligns with UPA president Sonia Gandhi’s views that the mentally challenged and the disabled have not provided adequate healthcare services and support, the government are considering a new legislation
Rural development minister Jairam Ramesh uttered some harsh truths when he pointed out India’s public health system had ‘collapsed’. A statement that’s surely not going to go down well with the Congress or its allies,
The UPA II report card claims that they have brought about a perceptible change in the overall health scenario of the country, by reducing crude birth rate and infant mortality, eradicating polio and launching the National Rural