Health sector

TN Budget: Allocation slashed by Rs 1,000 cr, health sector gets a body blow

The reduction in fund allocation for health and family welfare by over Rs 1,000 crore, especially amid the pandemic, is worrisome said experts.

published on : 19th March 2022

Kerala Budget: Rs 2,629.33 crore set aside to see state in pink of health

Despite fund constraints, Finance Minister K N Balagopal has increased the allocation to the medical and public health sector by Rs 288 crore to Rs 2,629.33 crore. 

published on : 12th March 2022

Health sector gets Rs 15,384.26 crore boost, outlay up by 11.23 per cent

The government is also providing Rs 225 per day to patients as post-operative sustenance allowance under YSR Aarogya Aasara.

published on : 12th March 2022

Health sector needs a booster dose of funding

As the new government is set to present its second budget, public health experts underscored again the need for dedicated fund allocation for public health and preventive medicine. 

published on : 10th March 2022

Telangana Budget: Allocation for health doubles

Major portion is allotted for the construction of medical colleges, super-speciality hospitals, this is also the highest ever allocation for the Health Department since the formation of Telangana.

published on : 8th March 2022

Focus on cardiac, mental health, Namma clinics: Manipal Hospitals chairman

Nutrition of children is another very important aspect, as detection and treatment of childhood nutrition would save many lives.

published on : 5th March 2022

Health may not get its due in Karnataka budget

Brain Health, non-Covid diseases, better PHCs, more ambulances likely on menu in Bommai’s maiden presentation 

published on : 4th March 2022

Efforts on to make State the best in health sector: Health Minister T Harish Rao

Harish said when Asha workers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s own State are provided with a meagre salary of Rs 4000 per month, in Telangana they’re getting Rs 9,750 per month.

published on : 14th February 2022

Digital mission, mental health key decisions

Healthcare, too, was in the digital spotlight with two key announcements that have the potential to transform healthcare delivery and take us closer to universal health access.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Meagre rise in health sector fund allocation amid pandemic draws flak

The health sector was allocated Rs 86,201 crore in the Union Budget 2022-23, presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Pharma industry seeks enhanced funds for healthcare sector, ease of doing biz in Budget 

The industry is also seeking simplification of various processes in order to enhance ease of doing business for the private sector companies.

published on : 23rd January 2022

2021 ushered in change in Karnataka's health sector, but prevention of non-communicable diseases must

Noted epidemiologist Giridhara R Babu & researcher R Deepa examine how healthcare in Karnataka has evolved this year.

published on : 28th December 2021

Centre working towards transforming, strengthening health sector: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister informed that the Central government wants to ensure that every district in the country has at least one medical college or an institution that provides post-graduate medical educat

published on : 30th September 2021

TN Budget: Rs 3k crore more funds for health sector

Doctors, public health experts hope the govt will increase allocation in the next year  

published on : 14th August 2021

Will health be crown jewel of TN’s budget this time?

In February, OPS  announced that TN spent Rs 13,352 cr for the Covid-19 mitigation measures 

published on : 7th August 2021
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