FROM THE CEO's DESK

A healthy nation and better health facilities are everybody's right. But are you aware of the nation's health status? Here, Medlife shares the state-wise health report cards for you to read and urge the government to make healthcare one of the top priorities. 

We also request you take a step towards a healthier India. Go out and vote, because voting ensures good #HealthForTheNation. 

And while you take the onus to improve the nation's health, we at Medlife will take care of your health.

Tushar Kumar

CEO & Founder

Medlife

ANDHRA

PRADESH

Health Report Card

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Doctor per

10204 Patients

1 Bed per

1280 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

• State has highest no. of patients detected SERO-positive for HIV

Diarrhoeal deaths contributes to 9.5% of deaths in the state compared to    5.5% nationally

What we need ?

Better Sanitation • Awareness on HIV

 

INDIA

Total Typhoid Deaths

UP

UTTAR

PRADESH

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

20000 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

978 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

• Infant Mortality Rate(Deaths/1000) - in UP is 46 as compared       

  with the national average of 37

• Highest no. of disabled population

What we need ?

• Clean drinking water • Education on hygiene & Awareness • Higher Disability Centers

• Effective Sex education

 

TAMIL NADU

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

9615 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

300 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The highest death rate for chronic Kidney disorders which is 35 deaths per day vs national average of 18

What we need ?

• Provide ample education and awarness to general public on the prevention of Dengue

• Education on hygiene & Awareness

 

42 deaths per day

on account of

Diabetes

KARNATAKA

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

13699 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

326 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

More than 23% of deaths in India reported due to Rabies from Karnataka

What we need ?

• Provide ample education and awarness to general public on the prevention of Chikungunya

• Compulsory vaccination for pets and street animals

 

1 Doctor per

28571 Patients

BIHAR

Health Report Card

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

2775 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

There is 47% shortfall in subcenters and 81% shortfall in CHC's centers which is also highest in India.

What we need ?

• Provide access to important drugs • Increase the CHC centers

 

1 Doctor per

5405 Patients

ASSAM

Health Report Card

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

640 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

Assam constitutes nearly 2.59% of the total population of the country, it records more than 5% of the total Malaria cases.

What we need ?

Better Sanitation • Better Sanitation and Awareness on Malaria

DELHI

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

19232 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

1800 Patients

The mean of patients suffering from Migrane is higher than the national average by 4%

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The instances  of a high body mass index in Delhi is significantly higher than the national mean

What we need ?

Educate and provide free vaccination for Diptheria • Adopt healthy lifestyle habits.

 
 

1 Bed per

326 Patients

1 Doctor per

17241 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

MAHARASTRA

Health Report Card

164 deaths per day on account of

Ischaemic Heart Diseases

What we need ?

Free Vaccination for All • Free counselling and access to suicide prevention helplines

 

1 Doctor per

10989 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

RAJASTHAN

Health Report Card

1 Bed per

757 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

24.5%

Respiratory Disases Deaths

7.5%

INDIA

RAJASTHAN

The mean of Intestinal Infectious Diseases is twice as compared to national mean in Rajasthan

What we need ?

Educate and provide free vaccination for Diptheria • Drink and use safe and clean water

 

JHARKHAND

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

18519 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

1040 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The mean of diseases on account of Unsafe drinking water, Sanitisation in Jharkhand is more than twice as compared to national mean

What we need ?

Education programmes & access to goverment facilities • Access to clean drinking water

 

TRIPURA

Health Report Card

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Doctor per

3040 Patients

1 Bed per

292 Patients

Diarrhoeal diseases and Enteric fever was the leading cause of mortality in the state

What we need ?

Better Sanitations • Access to clean potable water

 

SIKKIM

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

2439 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

139 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

Tuberculosis has been the major health hazard in the State.

What we need ?

Providing free TB treatment • Awareness of Iodine rich diet

 

Only 7% of urban poor have access to piped water which is considered as safe source

JAMMU & KASHMIR

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

3067 Patients

1 Bed per

354 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

 There are No Eye Banks in the state

What we need ?

Atleast one eye bank • Provide free, high-quality counselling

 

HARYANA

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

47619 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

832 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

55% pregnant women (age 15-49 years) are Anaemic

What we need ?

Awareness to eat iron rich diet • Provide Subsidised healthy food

 

HIMACHAL

PRADESH

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

4651 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

13.5% more patients suffering from lower back & neck pain as compared to national average

1 Bed per

192 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The mean of patients suffering from sense organ diseases is higher by 8% than national average

What we need ?

ENT Specialist Required • More Physiotherapy Centers

 

30%

21%

Deaths due to Cardiovascular diseases

INDIA

PUNJAB

PUNJAB

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

9901 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

564 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The number of deaths on account of Alzheimer is higher that the national average by 54%

What we need ?

Campaign around healthy lifestyle and exercises

 

UTTARAKHAND

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

7937 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

411 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The mean of patients suffering from Asthma higher by 22% than national average

41% more road injuries than the national average

What we need ?

More Trauma Centers

 

NAGALAND

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

5405 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

416 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The mean of HIV/AIDS cases is twice as compared to national mean

What we need ?

Ensure availability of adequate health personnel in designated health centres in each of the districts • Increase PHC and CHC and provide free TB treatment • Sexuall Education & Awareness

 

MIZORAM

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

2463 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

179 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

Mizoram has the highest rate of death per day i.e. 12 on account of Intestinal infectious diseases.

What we need ?

Demand Frequent sanitation drives and clean water access • Increase PHC and CHC and provide free TB treatment

 

16%

Deaths due to Malaria

2%

INDIA

MANIPUR

MANIPUR

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

2358 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

584 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The mean of patient with Diabetes is higher than national average by 20%

What we need ?

Want more public hospital with attached public medical colleges • Better Sanitation & clean surroundings

 

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

1 Bed per

652 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Doctor per

1148 Patients

GUJARAT

Health Report Card

Respiratory Disases Deaths

7.9%

INDIA

9.9%

GUJARAT

Incidents of people suffering from higher Cholesterol is higher by 25% compared to national mean

What we need ?

Pollution control & improvements in air quality • Clean drinking water

 

1 Doctor per

1721 Patients

MADHYA PRADESH

Health Report Card

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

876 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

Highest Infant Mortality Rate in the country, with 54 children per 1000 live births, dying before their first birthday.

What we need ?

Awareness to proper nutrition • Education & hygiene

 

1 Doctor per

23786 Patients

ARUNACHAL

PRADESH

Health Report Card

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

3rd highest death on account of Hepatitis in the country

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

1 Bed per

1243 Patients

Ranks 2nd in Stomach Cancer. 14 deaths for Stomach Cancer per 1,00,000 people.

What we need ?

Good doctor to patient ratio • Awareness of healthy food habits

 

Digestive diseases account for 7% of the deaths higher than the national average of 5%

Highest number of cases of Chiken Pox (38% of total cases in India)7% of the deaths higher than the national average of 5%

CHHATTISGARH

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

16129 Patients

1 Bed per

876 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The mean of patients suffering from stroke is almost twice than national average

What we need ?

• Campaign around healthy lifestyle and exercises

• Chiken Pox Vacinnation & awareness

 

1 Doctor per

4808 Patients

MEGHALAYA

Health Report Card

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

1 Bed per

209 Patients

The prevalence rate of Malaria in is highest among North Eastern States and also highest in India

The rate of government allopathic doctors i.e. government medical practitioners that combat disease is 0.208 for every 1000 people.

What we need ?

Better Sanitation & clean surroundings • Access to medical personnel

 

The incidents of people suffering from diabetes is higher by 31% as compared with the National Mean"

KERALA

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

6849 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

314 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

Accounts for 170 deaths per day on account of Ischaemic heart disease

What we need ?

Healthy lifestyle habits and preventive care • Clean diet & stress management

 

GOA

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

3891 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

223 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

The pollution levels in major cities in Goa are almost double than the permissible limits of 40pg/m3 of PM10

Despite being one of the smallest states of the country, Goa ranks 6th in the list of the highest crude cancer incidence rate

What we need ?

Awareness better lifestyle • Demand Frequent sanitation drives

 

118 deaths per day on account of Stroke which is highest in India

WEST BENGAL

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

10417 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

391 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

What we need ?

Mosquito control programs & hygiene • Proper Vaccination

 

TELANGANA

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

9346 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

605 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

23% Women in Telangana has below normal BMI

What we need ?

Sex education • Proper diet & exercise education

 

ODISHA

Health Report Card

1 Doctor per

12821 Patients

WHO recommends 1 Doctor per 1000 patients

1 Bed per

774 Patients

WHO recommends 1 bed per 333 patients

Odisha has 129 deaths per day on account of diarrhoeal diseases

What we need ?

Vaccination, counselling & education • mosquito control programs & hygiene