Narendra Modi government has launched a new health initiative for pregnant women called Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA). Speaking to the nation on ‘Mann ki Baat‘, PM Modi spoke of the need for a healthy nation and the need for pregnant women to remain healthy through their period of pregnancy leading up to […]Continue Reading..
Janashree Bima Yojana (JBY) was launched on 10th August 2000. The Scheme has replaced Social Security Group Insurance Scheme (SSGIS) and Rural Group Life Insurance Scheme (RGLIS). 45 occupational groups have been covered under this scheme. The premium for the scheme is Rs. 200/- per member, 50 % premium under the scheme is met out […]Continue Reading..
The National Health Policy- 2017 was approved by the Union Cabinet, Government of India on 16 March 2017. This is India’s third National Health policy (NHP); earlier NHPs were released in 1983 and 2002. The goal of the NHP-2017 is to ‘achieve the highest possible level of good health and well-being for all Indians through […]Continue Reading..