Tag Archives: Community Health Centres

50% of healthcare beneficiaries travel over 100 kms to access quality care: Report

New Delhi: With a 22% shortage of primary health centres (PHCs) and 32% shortage of community health centres (CHCs), it is estimated that 50% of beneficiaries travel more than 100 kms to access quality care, reveals a NATHEALTH-PwC Report on ‘Funding Indian Healthcare – Catalysing the Next Wave of Growth’.

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Quality of care does not differ between physicians and non-physician clinicians in community health centres: Study

Washington: A new study, published in Medical Care, examining patient health outcomes in community health centres found that nurse practitioners and physician assistants delivered care that was equivalent to care delivered by physicians.

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Community health centres in dire need of specialists

India’s public-health system needs urgent attention, investment — especially in the rural areas — and attention, reveals an IndiaSpend analysis. There is an 83 percent shortage of specialist medical professionals in community health centres (CHCs), according to the Rural Health Statistics – 2015, released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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