While it is not known what transpired in the conversation between prime minister Modi and the then health minister Harsh Vardhan, the RTI replies reveal a level of inertia in governance.
Delhi government and Delhi police have both launched inquiries.
Of the 134 cases that India reported, the cause of death among 96% of children was listed as being “unclassifiable” or “coincidental due to something other than vaccine.”
NITI Aayog’s research on drug deregulation continues unabated, even as two Union ministers have said they will follow the prime minister’s vision on affordable healthcare.
The new policy unveiled in parliament also envisages an increase in the health budget to 2.5% of GDP but only by 2025.
Sources said the new policy will strengthen primary healthcare centres.
Unless India’s public healthcare infrastructure is improved considerably, development and investment in other sectors will mean little.
The government had recently said that provisions are being made in the draft to make parentage of children born out of surrogacy ‘legal and transparent.’
Sanjiv Chaturvedi insists that the government and its functionaries are targeting him for exposing corruption, and has taken the matter to the high court.
Because of reduced funding and suspended FCRA licences, many NGOs have had to shut down grassroots programmes.
The government has approved the promulgation of an ordinance to keep state boards out of the ambit of the uniform medical entrance examination, NEET, for one academic year.
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