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Rising burden of out-of-pocket health expenditure

Rising burden of out-of-pocket health expenditure

A recent study published in the prestigious science journal 'PLOS One' (August 2014) shows that Central programmes like National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), and state-level initiatives like Yeshasvini health insurance scheme (Karnataka), Vajpayee Aarogyasri health insurance scheme (Karnataka), Rajiv Aarogyasri scheme (Andhra Pradesh), Chief Minister's Insurance Scheme for Life Saving Treatment (Tamil Nadu) etc. did little to reduce the financial burden arising out of personal expenses on healthcare, especially for India's poorest and underprivileged...

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Decline in Homeless Population: Census Data

Decline in Homeless Population: Census Data

As the country celebrates 68th anniversary of her independence this year, recent data from the Census 2011 reveals that the population of homeless declined by 8.8% between 2001 and 2011 to reach 17.7 lakhs. This means that 4.5 lakh households (of average household size 3.9) still do not have any...

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INCLUSIVE MEDIA-UNDP FELLOWSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED

INCLUSIVE MEDIA-UNDP FELLOWSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED

The last date for applying for Inclusive Media-UNDP Fellowship 2014 has been extended from 15 July, 2014 to 1 August, 2014. Please go through the following notification and visit the Inclusive Media Website (im4change.org) for more details. Inclusive Media for Change invites applications from journalists in English and Hindi for Inclusive...

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