Bookings India Health Monitor Launch

Mr CK Mishra  Secretary MoHFW was the chief Guest to launch the The Brooking  India Health Monitor which  brings together real time data, research and powerful analytics of India’s healthcare sector on a common platform. To grace the occasion delegates from hospitals, research institutions, media  and officials of the Ministry health, science and Niti Ayog,were present.  Chief Guest CK Mishra Secretary Health declared the launch of the site after his selective worded speech on Data and Monitors a not a homogeneous subject but well beginning by institution of repute like Brooking India shall lend an easy task in assessing and formulation of policy, welfare health programmers.

This is created using publicly available data from across all states and Union Territories of India. It enables researchers and policy makers to access, monitor and analyse real time health measures at a highly dis-aggregated level.

This Health Monitor is the brainchild of Dr. Shamika Ravi (Senior Fellow, Brookings India), Dr. Mudit Kapoor (Indian Statistical Institute) and a team of research and administrative collaborators from across the country. The detailed methodology outlining variables and computation is explained here. The portal also provides latest research in healthcare from Brookings India and Brookings Institution that is of relevance to India. This is an evolving platform and we welcome you to join the effort.

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