The state public health department is all set to launch the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), the centrally-sponsored flagship scheme for providing a public health delivery system to the urban poor, in Mumbai.
The scheme, which aims to cater to the health needs of urban poor and ignored populations such as the homeless, street children and rag pickers, is meant for towns and cities with a population of above 50,000. About 60% of Mumbai’s population lives in slums and does not have access to organised health services. Read more
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