Cancer is no longer a rare condition and let’s find out the number of cancer patients in Karnataka. Over the past 26 years, the number of cancer cases diagnosed in India has doubled. In 2018, there were a total of 168,122 cases of common types of cancer were diagnosed at state-run NCS clinics. Of these […]
A recent study showed that one in every three children under the age of 5 years in the state of Karnataka has stunted growth. Though malnutrition is usually viewed as a case of being underweight, stunted growth is a more serious effect as it cannot be reversed as easily. Let us find out more about […]
The shift from joint to nuclear families has left the elderly without a familial support system Home caregiving preferred to old age homes Finding good nurses is the biggest challenge for home caregiving agencies Today, most people live in nuclear family set ups. This means that when an elderly member of the family falls ill, […]
Ayushman Bharat Yojana has the distinction of world’s largest health insurance coverage scheme. It is called Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana or National Health Protection Scheme. It is a centrally sponsored scheme launched in 2018 through an announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Under the Ayushman Bharat Mission of the Ministry of Health and Family […]
Get to know all about health care organizations and society’s and social service organizations in Karnataka.
Karnataka has a three tier healthcare infrastructure. Karnataka has wide institutional network to provide health services across the state. Read on to know more