Budget 2017: Maternal Healthcare Needs A Push From The Gover
Nearly 45,000 mothers in India still die due to causes related to childbirth every year. Although maternal healthcare has come a long way, showing noticeable improvement from the past decade, it is critical to understand that most of the deaths occurring are preventable.

With the Union budget round the corner, it is significant that the overall spending on health should be increased to provide universal access to healthcare. To ensure quality of maternal healthcare, infrastructure and human resources should be accorded greater priority in fund allocations....