HEALTH PLANNING IN INDIA• Started in • Bhore committee,• organisations• To make future recommendations• Submitted report in. PDF | On Jul 1, , Ravi Duggal and others published Bhore Committee ( ) and its relevance today. 1. Indian J Pediatr. Jul-Aug;58(4) Rediscovering the Bhore Committee report. Verma IC. PMID: ; [Indexed for MEDLINE]. Publication Types.

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Medical College, Kangra and I. While RCH forms one of the key component of mission, the disproportionate influence may not be healthy for integrated strengthening of rural health systems.

NRHM lists a set of core and supplementary strategies to meets its goals of reduction in IMR and MMR; universal access of public health services such as women health, child health, water, sanitation and hygiene, immunization and nutrition; prevention and control of communicable and non communicable repirt access to integrated comprehensive primary health care; population stabilization; revitalization of local health tradition and mainstreaming AYUSH; and promotion of healthy lifestyles.

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It involves sustaining the high immunization coverage level under UIP, and augmenting activities under Oral Rehydration Therapy, prophylaxis for control of blindness in children and control of acute respiratory infections. The mission seems to be privatization friendly and there is a very strong influence of RCH programme with major funding from World Bank and other international agencies. Train and enhance capacity commityee Panchayati Raj Institutions to own, control and manage public health services.

Discussion You would need to login or signup to start a Discussion. Reports were four volumes long. Following the acceptance of report of Bhore Committee by rulers of newly independent country, a start was made in to setup primary health centers to provide integrated promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services to entire rural population, as an integral component of wider Community Development Programme.

Rediscovering the Bhore Committee report.

It has been observed that health care system has expanded considerably over last few decades but quality of services are not upto the mark. It made comprehensive recommendations for remodeling of health services in India. The repot of the committee was accepted in by the government of newly independent India.

The Universal Immunization Programme UIP was launched in to provide universal coverage of infants and pregnant women with immunization against identified vaccine preventable diseases. The major aim of the committee was to survey the then existing position regarding the health conditions and health organisation in the country and to make recommendations for future development, in order to improve public health system in India.


Close Enter the site. For mission to achieve its goals, the growing. Promoting non-profit sector particularly in underserved areas. The committee was instrumental in bringing about the public health reforms related to peripheral health centres in India. Though most of the recommendations of the committee were not implemented at the time, the committee was a trigger to the reforms that followed.

Lack of sensitization among service providers, weak coordination among various stakeholders, unorganized public sector infrastructure and poor living environment further compounded problem of urban poor. The National Rural Health Mission 5 is a major undertaking by United Progressive Alliance Government to honor its commitments under common minimal programme. One will hope and wish that increased awareness and collective power of the people along with detailed guidelines and standards provided in the mission, NRHM will be implemented in letter and spirit to bring sea change in our primary health care system and benefits the disadvantaged segments of population.

Use your account on the social network Facebook, to create a profile on BusinessPress. But these integrative strategies are limited to RCH and family welfare programmes with no intention of touching three major disease control programmes Malaria, AIDS, TBthat has been verticalised as a part of Millennium Development Goals MDG linked to market needs of large pharmaceutical industries. It has adopted key guidelines given in National Health Policye.

The Declaration included commitment of governments to consider health as fundamental right; giving primacy to expressed health needs of people; community health reliance and community involvement; Intersectoral action in health; integration of health services; coverage of entire population; choice of appropriate technology; effective use of traditional system of medicine; and use of only essential drugs.

Risk pooling and social health insurance to provide health security to under-privileged population. The state shall also commit to devolute powers to PRIs and decentralization of programme to district levels. There is a differential approach for Empowered Action Group EAG and non-EAG states with improved ownership among states with dedicated structural arrangements to improve program management.

Supplementary Strategies- Regulation of Private Sector to improve equity, and ensure availability of quality services at reasonable cost Foster public- private partnerships for achieving public health goals Mainstreaming AYUSH and thus revitalizing traditional health systems Reorienting medical education to support rural health issues Risk pooling and social health insurance to provide health security to under-privileged population It has been observed that health care system has expanded considerably over last few decades but quality of services are not upto the mark.


There are few concerns that emerge from reading of mission documents. Each PHC was to be manned by 2 doctors, one nurse, four public healthnurses, four midwives, four trained dais, two sanitary inspectors, two health assistants, one pharmacist and fifteen other class IV employees.

It adopts a very simple approach to a highly complex problem. Hence Indian Public Health Standards 6 are being introduced in order to improve quality of health care delivery.

The NRHM claims to integrate various national health programmes. Vol 1 Vol 2 Vol3 Reference: This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat A Critical Review S Goel. It laid emphasis on integration of curative and preventive medicine at all levels.

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InIndia was the first country to launch a national programme emphasizing family planning to stabilize the population at a level consistent with the requirement of national economy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Urban population constitutes nearly third of national population and growing urban population needs to be included in the scope at three times the national population growth rate. It was a health survey taken by a development committee to assess health condition of India.

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The mission covers the entire country, with special focus on 18 states, which have relatively poor bhofe. The report, submitted inhad some important recommendations like: Existing policies need to be improved to make them more urban poor friendly, practicable and measurable. Although a step in forward direction, these changes may weaken the institution of PHC and focus on specialized medical care services at CHC level.

Regulation of Private Sector to improve equity, and ensure availability of quality services at reasonable cost. India has come quite close to Alma Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care made by all countries of the world in 3. In addition, there is a prerequisite to allocation of funds to states requiring signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Government of India, stating the reoprt to the policy framework of NRHM and timeliness and performance benchmarks against identified bhire.

Bhore Committee was set up by Government of India in The second concern relates to influence of globalization-privatization framework on the mission.

National Health Policy was thus formed in 4 to make architectural corrections in health care reprot.