India Is 81% Short Of Specialists In Community Health Centres


  India is 81% short of surgeons, obstetricians, gynaecologists, physicians and paediatricians in community health centres (CHCs), according to the latest data from the ministry of health and family welfare.   Of 22,040 medical specialists required for these centres in India, half or 51% of posts have received government sanction to fill vacancies, of which …Read More

2.8 Mn Indians Displaced Internally In 2016, Third-Highest Globally


  With 2.8 million persons displaced internally in 2016, India had the third-highest population of internally displaced persons (IDPs)–people forced to flee their homes within the confines of their own countries–according to a FactChecker analysis of the 2017 Global Report on Internal Displacement by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).   Last year, world over, …Read More