Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Assessment of PHCS and Sub-Centres

Public health and hospitals being a State subject, assessment of Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and Sub-Centres (SCs) in different States is done by respective States. However, performance of PHCs and SCs is monitored through Health Management Information System (HMIS).

State/UT-wise State health budget for 2016-17 is given below:

(Rs. In Crore)
 States
State Health Budget *
(Including State Share)
      1
 A & N Islands
291.36
      2
 Andhra Pradesh
6,103.76
      3
 Arunachal Pradesh
891.97
      4
 Assam
3,761.25
      5
 Bihar
8,234.70
      6
 Chandigarh
350.89
      7
Chattisgarh
3,973.48
      8
 Dadra & Nagar Haveli
89.82
      9
 Daman & Diu
53.58
    10
 Delhi
3,968.93
    11
 Goa
628.21
    12
 Gujarat
8,212.05
    13
 Haryana
3,323.95
    14
 Himachal Pradesh
1,564.60
    15
 Jammu & Kashmir
2,943.59
    16
 Jharkhand
3,049.67
    17
 Karnataka
6,303.00
    18
 Kerala
5,851.33
    19
 Lakshadweep
64.16
    20
 Madhya Pradesh
5,609.50
    21
 Maharashtra
8,596.03
    22
 Manipur
356.10
    23
 Meghalaya
728.88
    24
 Mizoram
414.28
    25
 Nagaland
338.95
    26
 Orissa
5,236.81
    27
 Pondicherry
516.10
    28
 Punjab
3,409.16
    29
 Rajasthan
9,537.39
    30
 Sikkim
312.13
    31
 Tamil Nadu
9,072.72
    32
 Telangana
5,966.88
    33
 Tripura
998.64
    34
 Uttar Pradesh
19,545.58
    35
Uttarakhand
1,680.55
    36
 West Bengal
6,935.95

Total
138915.95
* - Includes provisions for State share under NHM
Under National Health Mission financial and technical support is provided to States/ UTs for strengthening their healthcare system based on the proposals received from the States/UTs in their Programme Implementation Plans. This support includes support for transforming of 1.25 lakh Sub Centres to Health & Wellness Centres in phased manner, for which in the current year, approvals have been given to 2323 Health and Wellness Centres in 9 States based on proposals received from them.

For ensuring prescription of generic drugs the provision in Medical Council of India’s code of Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics has already been amended on 8th October 2016. The provision mandates that every physician should prescribe drugs with generic names legibly and preferably in capital letters and he/she shall ensure that there is rational prescription of drugs.


The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.



Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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