India Misses Healthcare Targets Despite Doubling Spending

Healthcare spending by federal and state governments increased by nearly Rs 194,000 crore between 2007 and 2012. Yet, targets of key indicators like infant mortality rate (IMR) and maternal mortality rate (MMR) were missed. And the child sex ratio decline....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category

School Sanitation and Hygiene Education Program (SSHE)

School Sanitation and Hygiene Education, widely known as SSHE, is a comprehensive programme to ensure child friendly water supply, toilet and hand washing facilities in the schools and promote behavioral change by hygiene education. SSHE not only ensures ....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category

Mid Term Appraisal of 11th Five Year Plan 2007-12

The Eleventh Five Year Plan envisaged an inclusive approach towards health care that encompassed equitable and comprehensive individual health care, improved sanitation, clean drinking water, nutritious food, hygiene good feeding practices and development....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category

Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC)- Guidelines

Individual Health and hygiene is largely dependent on adequate availability of drinking water and proper sanitation. There is, therefore, a direct relationship between water, sanitation and health. Consumption of unsafe drinking water, improper disposal....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category

Urban Health Mission to cover 7.75 crore people

New Delhi, May 2, 2013: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Rs. 22,507-crore National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) that seeks to address healthcare challenges in towns and cities with focus on urban poor. The scheme will now be introduced as a sub....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category
Community Eco-Sanitation Toilets India

Community Eco-Sanitation Toilets India

“Community Eco-Sanitation Toilets India” which have been developed and published in 2008 by the Wherever the Need (WTN) with support from the Industry’s Humanitarian Support Alliance (IHSAN), the case study seek to encourage self sustaining, ecologi....