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Brahmaputra Boat Clinic In Assam Goes Solar, Powering Up Rural Healthcare
Thomson Reuters Foundation | Monday October 30, 2017

Majuli, Assam: Sitting on her haunches, Ritumani Baruah watches the boat drop anchor and waits for its crew to set up a clinic on the shore. Twenty minutes later, she asks to see the dentist and is guided to the lower deck of the SB Nahor, a boat offering healthcare services that operates on the Brahmaputra river in Assam. She negotiates the gangp...

India’s Most Populous State Uttar Pradesh Spends The Least On Health
IndiaSpend,Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 30, 2017

By Oommen C Kurian/ IndiaSpend With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has about the same population as Brazil; an economy the size of Qatars – which has 2.4 million people, the same as the UP town of Bijnore; per capita gross domestic product (GDP) comparable to Kenyas; and an infant mortality rate that rivals The Gambia, a poverty-ridden, p...

Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study
Indo-Asian News Service,IndiaSpend | Thursday December 8, 2016

By Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend There was a 24 per cent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think tank, significant in a country where half the rural population uses private healthcare, which is four times costlier. Overall, there was a six per cent rise in dependence on ...

Most Indians Dependent On Private Healthcare, Finds Study
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 5, 2016

New Delhi: Households across India still overwhelmingly depend on private providers for healthcare services over public healthcare, a recent study has found. Senior Fellow at Brookings India, Shamika Ravi, found in her study “Health and Morbidity in India: 2004-2014” that as much as 75 per cent of out-patient (OPD) care in India was exclusive...

NDTV-Fortis Health4U: India Innovates for Cardiac Care
Thomson Reuters Foundation | Monday October 30, 2017

Majuli, Assam: Sitting on her haunches, Ritumani Baruah watches the boat drop anchor and waits for its crew to set up a clinic on the shore. Twenty minutes later, she asks to see the dentist and is guided to the lower deck of the SB Nahor, a boat offering healthcare services that operates on the Brahmaputra river in Assam. She negotiates the gangp...

Brahmaputra Boat Clinic In Assam Goes Solar, Powering Up Rural Healthcare
IndiaSpend,Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 30, 2017

By Oommen C Kurian/ IndiaSpend With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has about the same population as Brazil; an economy the size of Qatars – which has 2.4 million people, the same as the UP town of Bijnore; per capita gross domestic product (GDP) comparable to Kenyas; and an infant mortality rate that rivals The Gambia, a poverty-ridden, p...

India’s Most Populous State Uttar Pradesh Spends The Least On Health
Indo-Asian News Service,IndiaSpend | Thursday December 8, 2016

By Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend There was a 24 per cent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think tank, significant in a country where half the rural population uses private healthcare, which is four times costlier. Overall, there was a six per cent rise in dependence on ...

Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 5, 2016

New Delhi: Households across India still overwhelmingly depend on private providers for healthcare services over public healthcare, a recent study has found. Senior Fellow at Brookings India, Shamika Ravi, found in her study “Health and Morbidity in India: 2004-2014” that as much as 75 per cent of out-patient (OPD) care in India was exclusive...

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