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It laid emphasis on integration of curative and preventive medicine at all levels. It made comprehensive recommendations for remodeling of health services in India. The report, submitted in , had some important recommendations like Short-term measure — one primary health centre as suggested for a population of 40, Each PHC was to be manned by 2 doctors, one nurse, four public healthnurses, four midwives, four trained dais, two sanitary inspectors, two health assistants, one pharmacist and fifteen other class IV employees.

Secondary health centrewas also envisaged to provide support to PHC, and to coordinate and supervise their functioning. A long-term programme also called the 3 million plan of setting up primary health units with 75 — bedded hospitals for each 10, to 20, population and secondary units with — bedded hospital, again regionalised around district hospitals with beds.

Vol 1. Vol 2. You would need to login or signup to start a Discussion. Bhore committee, The report, submitted in , had some important recommendations like :- 1.

Integration of preventive and curative services of all administrative levels. Development of Primary Health Centres in 2 stages : a. View reports : Vol 1 Vol 2 Vol3 Reference : www. Discussion You would need to login or signup to start a Discussion.

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Bhore Committee

S Goel. The Internet Journal of Health. Following the acceptance of report of Bhore Committee by rulers of newly independent country, a start was made in to setup primary health centers to provide integrated promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services to entire rural population, as an integral component of wider Community Development Programme. In , India was the first country to launch a national programme emphasizing family planning to stabilize the population at a level consistent with the requirement of national economy. India has come quite close to Alma Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care made by all countries of the world in 3. The Declaration included commitment of governments to consider health as fundamental right; giving primacy to expressed health needs of people; community health reliance and community involvement; Intersectoral action in health; integration of health services; coverage of entire population; choice of appropriate technology; effective use of traditional system of medicine; and use of only essential drugs. In , Government made a major move in health politics by coming up very sharply against the health work done in the country in last 35 years.


Rediscovering the Bhore Committee Report

The Bhore Committee was set up by the Government of India in It was a health survey taken by a development committee to assess health condition of India. The development committee worked under Sir Joseph William Bhore , who acted as the chairman of committee. The committee consisted of pioneers in the healthcare field who met frequently for two years and submitted their report in The major aim of the committee was to survey then existing position regarding the health conditions and health organisation in the country and to make recommendations for future development, in order to improve the public health system in India.

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