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14th National Health Profile, 2019

Current context: Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has released the 14th National Health Profile (NHP) 2019 on 30th October 2019.
14th National Health Profile, 2019
  • The NHP is prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) and covers comprehensive information on major indicators of:
    1. Demographic indicators (population and vital statistics)
    2. Socio-economic indicators (education, employment, housing and amenities, drinking water and sanitation)
    3. Health status indicators (incidence and prevalence of common communicable and non-communicable diseases and RCH)
    4. Health finance indicators
    5. Health infrastructure and health of human resources in the country
  • The NHP is published since 2005 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  • The data released helps to strategize area-specific interventions, enables the policymakers to make evidence-based policies and understanding the goals.
  • The e-book of NHP was also released by the ministry, as digital documents give us an opportunity for wider dissemination of information.


Q.1 The National Health Profile (NHP) released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare provides data and information on?
a. Housing and amenities
b. Population
c. Employment
d. All the above
14th National Health Profile, 2019 14th National Health Profile, 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 30, 2019 Rating: 5

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