Navigation Links
Non-Communicable Diseases Mounting Up At An Alarming Rate in India

The incidence of non-communicable diseases has surpassed that of the communicable diseases in the country, according to the reports of Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare//. The news report was released following the inauguration of a three-day health camp in a village near Vriddachalam. Chidambaram MP, E Ponnusamy, MLAs Dr R Govindasamy, Durai K Saravanan also attended the function.

As many as 60 government doctors, 30 specialists from the Apollo Hospital, 10 doctors from Rajah Sir Muthiah Medical College Hospital and 20 dentists from the Chidambaram Dental College and ophthalmologists from Aravind Eye Hospital attended the camp. The local resident participation was very encouraging.

A government organized health camp in Chennai conducted the previous year revealed that more than 30% of the people were afflicted with diabetes. Even more alarming is the World Health Organization prediction that the number of cardiac and cancer patients would increase to an alarming rate in the forthcoming years.

The minister highlighted the lack of attention given to health care delivery in the rural section. Infact only 23 percent of health services had been rendered to the 73 percent of the population residing in the rural area, so far.

The UPA Government, led by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh had been gearing up to face the challenge. The government would soon launch a national programme to combat ailments like diabetes and stroke. Proposals have also been considered towards launching a national programme for speech and hearing therapies.

The Central Government is expected to table a Bill for establishing a National Disaster Management Cell (to be controlled by the Ministry of Home Affairs) in the coming Parliamentary session. Furthermore, the Central Government had earmarked Rs 220 crore to Tamil Nadu under a multi-crore National Rural Health Mission. In the first phase, the scheme was introduced in 18 States, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan. The Central Government had also planned to appoint 2.50 lakh Accredited Social and Health Assistants (ASHA) in the above mentioned states.

The country had around 1.45 lakh assistant primary health centres and 23,000 primary health centres and 3,222 hospitals in taluks, he said. Organising health camps would assist the Central Government in identifying health problems and formulating programmes accordingly.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. In Chronic Diseases - Poor compliance of Patients with drug treatment
2. ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases
3. Chronic Diseases said to Cause Falls in the Elderly
4. Viagra Also Found To Be Effective For Treatment of Lung Diseases
5. The Drug Tetrathiomolybdate Found To Be Useful For Various Diseases
6. New Oral Medication That Could Arrest Autoimmune Diseases In its early Stages
7. New Diseases
8. Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Gay Men On The Rise
9. Controlled Gene Expressions Can Cure Many Diseases
10. Patients Suffering From Severe Mental Diseases Are At Risk Of Being Crime Victims
11. Digoxin Pill To Fight Against Both Heart Diseases And Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 , ... TIME for ... safety – today announced a new partnership to reach nearly 1 million children with ... in an instant and is the leading cause of accidental death in children one ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... , ... May 05, 2016 , ... The 2016 Nike ... Derek Pittman, along with his university coaching staff. Together they bring their winning Vandals ... sessions run for youth players ages 5-13, and high school players. Session dates are ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... Ohio (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 , ... United ... Cycle. , Clark brings more than 15 years of experience within the healthcare ... from a successful career as the Director of Patient Financial Services at Spectrum Health. ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 ... ... and relationship-marketing firm, honored finalists and winners Tuesday evening, May 3, at the ... Dallas, Texas. , Scott Pettigrew, Vice President and Chief Security Officer of ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... ACLS Certification Institute, a ... new referral program, giving participants incentive for spreading the word about the Institute’s ... know many professionals share resources with their friends and colleagues,” said Vonda Andrews, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/5/2016)... , May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the  "Europe ... - 2016"  report to their offering.  ... ) , ,The latest research ... Highlights - 2016, provides comprehensive insights ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , May 4, 2016  It,s time for an upgrade. There are many ... a brilliant 3.5 inch LCD, the illustrious DVMAXX HD  offers unparalleled connectivity and ... well as a world class manufacturer of innovative technology.  Photo - ... ... ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , May 4, 2016 ... completion of an alternative public offering (APO). This was ... operating company, Valeritas, Inc. and a private placement of ... at $5.00 per share. Under the terms ... 3, 2016, Valeritas Holdings, Inc. will trade on the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: