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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
09-March-2018 16:19 IST
National Health Policy

The Government has formulated and brought out National Health Policy, 2017, which aims at attainment of the highest possible level of good health and well-being, through a preventive and promotive health care orientation in all developmental policies, and universal access to good quality health care services without anyone having to face financial hardship as a consequence. The National Health Policy, 2017 is available at http://mohfw.nic.in/sites/ default/ files / 9147562941489753121. Pdf

 

The National Health Policy,2017 states following targets for reduction in incidence and prevalence of certain disease conditions:

 

    • HIV/AIDS: Achieve global target of 2020 (also termed as target of 90:90:90)
    • Eliminate Leprosy by 2018, Kala-Azar by 2017 and Lymphatic Filariasis in endemic pockets by 2017
    • Eliminate Tuberculosis by 2025: Achieving and maintaining a cure rate of >85% in new sputum positive patients and reduce incidence of new cases.
    • Reduce prevalence of blindness to 0.25/ 1000 by 2025 and disease burden by onethird from current levels.
    • Reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases by 25% by 2025.

 

“Public Health and Hospitals”  being a State subject, the primary responsibility for providing affordable health services lies with respective State/UT Governments. Technical and financial support under the National Health Mission (NHM) is being provided to States/UTs for strengthening their health system for provision of universally accessible affordable and quality healthcare. A statement showing State/UT wise expenditure including Jharkhand  under National Health Mission during 2016-17 is given below:

 

State-wise Expenditure under NHM 2016-17]

S/No.

States

2016-17[Rs. in crore]

1

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

28.83

2

Andhra Pradesh

1,247.63

3

Arunachal Pradesh

165.16

4

Assam

1,331.77

5

Bihar

1,536.72

6

Chandigarh

20.36

7

Chhattisgarh

987.4

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

17.22

9

Daman & Diu

9.97

10

Delhi

147.56

11

Goa

40.52

12

Gujarat

1,376.91

13

Haryana

510

14

Himachal Pradesh

343.39

15

Jammu & Kashmir

414.43

16

Jharkhand

570.6

17

Karnataka

1268.33

18

Kerala

737.69

19

Lakshadweep

4.32

20

Madhya Pradesh

1,956.84

21

Maharashtra

1,773.47

22

Manipur

78.99

23

Meghalaya

145.68

24

Mizoram

90.45

25

Nagaland

134.55

26

Orissa

1,255.88

27

Pudducherry

32.56

28

Punjab

687.75

29

Rajasthan

1856.77

30

Sikkim

50.57

31

Tamil Nadu

1,816.97

32

Telangana

687.15

33

Tripura

141.27

34

Uttar Pradesh

4,901.10

35

Uttarakhand

346.01

36

West Bengal

1,743.92

 

Total

28,458.73

 

Note:  NHM:  Expenditure includes expenditure against Central release, State release and unspent balances at the beginning of the year. 

 

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

 

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MV/LK