The share of institutional deliveries in india has increased from 38.7 percent in 2005-06 to 78.9 percent in 2015-16, indicating a rise of 40.2 percent in a decade.
Institutional births in ST households was 15% below the general category in 2015- 16.
810 women lose their lives daily from preventable pregnancy and/or childbirth-related causes.
Teenage childbearing has gone down significantly from 16 percent in 2005-06 to 8 percent in 2015-16: a 50 percent decline.
The percentage of mothers who have received full antenatal care has declined from 37 percent in 2005- 06 to 21 percent in 2015-16. Full antenatal care for urban areas is close to two times that of rural areas.
Infant Mortality Rate
IMR is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.
IMR has dropped to 32 in 2018, which is closer to the world average of 28.9.
SCs still have IMR 13.1 higher than the general category, while infant deaths in STs are 12.3 more.
Under-five mortality rate (U5MR) has dropped to 36 in 2018, close to the world average of 38.6.
Percentage of wasted children (deficient in weight- for-height) has increased from 19.8 to 21 percent between 2005-06 and 2015-16.
One in every two children are anaemic in India (50 percent), with three out of every five children anaemic in SC and ST households (60 percent)
The percentage of stunted children (deficient in height-for-age) has decreased from 48% to 38.4% between 2005-06 and 2015-16 in India.
The difference between stunted children in SC and ST households and those in households belonging to the general category is 12.6 and 13.6 percent, respectively.
The National Health Profile in 2017 recorded one government allopathic doctor for every 10,189 people and one state-run hospital for every 90,343 people.
In the 2021-22 budget, the health ministry has been allocated a total of INR 76,901 crore, a decline of 9.8 percent from INR 85,250 crore from the revised estimates of 2020-21.
The public expenditure on health by the central government as a percentage of GDP was a mere 0.32 percent in 2019-20.
The combined expenditure by state and central government was about 1.16 percent of the GDP in 2019 rising marginally by 0.02 percent from 2018
1.58 lakh sub centres, 26 thousand PHCs and 5.6 thousand CHC.
There is a shortfall of 43,736 sub-centres (23 percent), 8764 PHC (28 percent) and 2865 CHC (37 percent) across the country.
The private health sector accounts for 66% of hospitalization and non-hospitalization cases and 33% of institutional births. This growth has been boosted by government concessions
Only 14 percent of both SC and ST households are registered with the PM-JAY.
The right to health should be enacted as a fundamental right.
The free vaccine policy should adopt an inclusive model.
Increase health spending to 2.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Widen the ambit of insurance schemes.
Institutionalize a centrally-sponsored scheme.
Regulate the private health sector by ensuring that all state governments adopt and effectively implement Clinical Establishments Act or equivalent state legislation.
Extend the price capping policy
Augment and strengthen human resources and infrastructure