'NACO-NRHM integration will increase HIV infections'

Number of HIV infections in India will increase if the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) is closed and its activities merged with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), activists and experts said Monday.

Vardhan to review progress of NRHM, medical colleges in Karnataka

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will take stock of the progress of National Rural Health Mission in Karnataka and the upgradation of three medical colleges in the state.

Government keen to create human resource in health: Azad

The government is keen to create human resource as well as infrastructure in the health sector, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday.

CBI court defers hearing in 5 NRHM cases

Hearing in five cases related to the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission scam could not be taken up in CBI court on Friday.

`NRHM needs to be decentralised`

The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), which aims to provide affordable and quality health care to the rural population, needs to be decentralised. It also requires greater incentives, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) president K. Srinath Reddy said Tuesday.

Govt scaling up newborn care units for better services

Newborn care units across the country are being scaled up under the National Rural Health Mission in association with UNICEF to address monitoring gaps in the quality of service at these facilities, an official said Tuesday.

Only Public-Private and people’s partnership can hold sinking healthcare: Dr Syeda Hameed

Speaking with Zee Media’s BBV, Dr. Syeda Hameed proposed the enforcement of Public-Private and people’s partnership in India to fight against the burden of diseases and severe lack of infrastructure.

Centre stops funding of ambulances with Badal`s picture

Display of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal`s pictures on partly central-funded ambulances in Punjab has drawn the ire of the Centre which has stopped funds to the state on this account.

CBI registers new case in NRHM scam

CBI has registered a new case against a former CMO and other officials in connection with alleged swindling of money in the NHRM scheme.

Assam a role model in country`s health sector: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Assam has emerged as role model in health sector of the country by implementing highest number of schemes under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said.

`Government committed to healthcare for all`

The government is committed to making healthcare services affordable and accessible to all, specially in inaccessible areas, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Wednesday.

CBI files chargesheet against Pradeep Shukla, others in NRHM

Two senior bureaucrats of UP were named in a chargesheet on Tuesday in connection with alleged irregularities in the implementation of the NRHM scam.

CBI court miffed over shifting accused to hospital

The CBI special court has taken a serious view of the shifting of accused in the multi-crore NRHM scam Babu Singh Kushwaha to a hospital without its permission.

NRHM contract employees hold demonstration

Contract employees in Maharashtra under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) are agitated over the State Government`s decision to outsource the services under the Centre-sponsored programme.

Kerala to strengthen disaster management system

Kerala will strengthen its disaster management system to tackle crisis arising from natural calamities and outbreak of epidemics, taking the cue from havoc wrought by cloudburst in Uttarakhand.

Centre gives over Rs.500 crore for alternate medicine

The central government has given more than Rs.500 crore to various states for bringing AYUSH (ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha and homeopathy) forms of medicine into the mainstream.

NRHM scam: Hearing in four cases takes place

Four cases relating to the multi-crore NRHM scam were heard by a CBI court.

Nearly two lakh pregnant women get benefits of Central scheme

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday said nearly two lakh women and over 20,000 children have been benefited from various Central schemes under National Rural Health Mission.

NRHM scam: Kushwaha, nine others produced in special CBI court

Babu Singh Kushwaha and nine other accused in the multi-crore rupee NRHM scam in UP state were produced before a special CBI court.

NRHM scam: Saurabh Jain to remain in judicial custody

Saurabh Jain is the main accused in the Rs 5,000 crore National Rural Health Mission scam.