HealthCare, HealthCare in India

Issues with HealthCare IT in India

Over the last few years, have been fortunate enough to be working with the HealthCare sector in India. In the due course of time, I have been interacting with IT Departments of various Hospitals (Very Large and Large and to some extent at the Primary Health level too). What I have been trying to understand is the key reasons as…

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HealthCare, HealthCare in India

HealthCare Infrastructure in India

There have been many articles, research papers and writeup on this topic available on the web. As part of a research project, I managed to gather some data points for understanding the State of HealthCare in India. Thorough this post, would like to share my findings and provide some references for a better understanding on this subject.Economically, India has been…

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Corporates addressing Social Concerns

Reliance Industries now wants to enter into HealthCare working on developing 1500 Primary HealthCare Centers (PHC) in-line with the Government Health System in India. Reliance would want to Invest Rs.25,000 Crores into this venture. In the article, there is a questions which has been put across whether this would fit into the Corporate responsibility or is there a business angle…

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HealthCare Personnel in India

The number of registered Doctors in India has increased from 61,800 in 1951 to 6,45,825 in 2005, which translates to 0.61 Doctors for every 1000 people. To give a comparative analysis, Cuba has 5.91 Doctors for every 1000 people in 2002.India has 5.9 Doctors, 0.8 Nurses and 0.47 Mid-Wives for 1,000 people which add up to 1.86 Health workers for…

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HealthCare, RuralIndia

PHC's in India

Statistics of PHC’s (Primary Health Center) in India: There is 1 PHC for every 25,000 populationPHC for – Promotive, Preventive, Curative and Rehabilitative CareThis implies offering a wide range of services such as health education, promotion of nutrition, basic sanitation, the provision of mother and child family welfare services, immunization, disease control and appropriate treatment for illness and injury. Each…

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India HealthCare Project

India HealthCare Project, is an initiative of CMC which designs and develops PDA (Personal Data Assistant) systems to ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife) who works at the grass-root level of delivering HealthCare. This project has been piloted and implemented in the Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh. Read more on this project at http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/egov/ifip/jun2003/article4.htm.