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June 30, 2014

Important Health Oriented Programmes of India


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Friends, we have already discussed about the lists of important Employment Generation Programmes, Rural Development Programmes, Women Empowerment programems and Education Oriented Programmes of India. Today we shall discuss about various Health Oriented Programmes of India. Happy Reading :)

Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)

  • Set up in : 1975
  • The Integrated Child Development Services (IDCS) Scheme aims at enhancing the health, nutrition and learning opportunities of infants, young children (0-6 years) and their mothers.

Universal Immunization Program (UIP)

  • Set up in : 1985
    To achieve self-sufficiency in vaccine production and the manufacture of cold-chain equipment for storage purpose, etc.

National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)

  • Set up in : 2005
  • To provide effective healthcare to rural population with special focus on 18 states with weak health indices / infrastructure; to raise public spending on health from 0.9% of GDP to 2.3% of GDP; reduction of IMR and MMR; and universal access to healthcare with emphasis on women.

Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)

  • Set up in : 2005
  • A core component of NRHM 
  • Focus on demand promotion for institutional deliveries in states and regions and targets lowering of MMR.

 National Program of Health Care for the Elderly (NPHCE)

  • Set up in : 2010
  • To provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative services to the elderly persons at various level of health care delivery system of the country, etc.

Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)

  • Set up in : 2010
  • To correct regional imbalance in tertiary health care and augmenting facilities for quantity medical education in the country; and setting up six AIIMS-like institution and up gradation of 13 existing government medical college institution.
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  1. very useful for upcoming exam

  2. very useful .................may i request ................please give some kind of information regarding ibps po -3 reserve list


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