Saturday, 26 September 2015

National Health Profile (NHP) 2015

Predictions on cancer 
  • 20 per cent jump over the next 5 years, with the increase being higher in women than in men.
  • In men - Mouth cancer registering the highest spike despite country wide ban on Gutkha
  • In women - Bladder cancer showing the sharpest increase
  • Prostate cancer, liver cancer and lung cancer all increasing
Statistics
  • Number of doctors and others (Approximate)
    • Allopathic - 10 million
    • AYUSH - 7 Lac
    • Dentists - 1.5 Lac
    • Nurses - 25 Lac
    • Pharmacists - 6 lac
    • One govt doctor for 11000 people
  • Number of Hospital Beds
    • Rural - about 2 lac
    • Urban - about 5 lac
    • One govt hospital bed serves 2000 people
  • Incidence of Disease (Comparison between 2013 and 2014)
    • Increased
      • Malaria by 25%
      • AES - 25%
      • Kala Azar Doubled!
      • JE - by 50%
      • Diarrhoea, Typhoid, acute respiratory Infection - all increased
    • Decreased
      • Chickungunya 

nhp 2015
Image: The Indian Express

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