Delhi Govt plans big in the 12th 5-year plan 2012-17 (Part I)

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1. The healthcare services should be available, accessible, affordable and of good quality.
2. Delhi has 1285 dispensaries.
3. Delhi medical institutions have 42698 beds (23120 government) under 83 set ups.
4. Delhi has 752 nursing homes with 18214 beds.
5. Delhi has only 31 hospitals with more than 100 beds and 30 with 51-100 beds.
6. Delhi has 8 government tertiary care hospitals with 6111 strength and 26 private tertiary care hospitals with 6004 beds.
7. Delhi has 625 private diagnostic centers
8. Delhi has government-run 34 allopathic, 2 Ayurveda and 2 homeopathic hospitals.
9. Delhi has 807 registered medical institutions (676 private and 131 govt/public sector)
10. Delhi has 1,000 beds in Rajan Babu TB Hospital, which may be merged for use for other services. Similarly, large numbers of beds in maternity homes are being integrated.
11. Delhi has 50,000 doctors registered in the council and 16300 doctors in government sector.
12. Delhi has 25,000 nurses in government sector and 5450 in private sector. One nurse is required for every 10 beds in routine care.
13. The bed-population ratio in Delhi is 2.45 beds /1000 population as against national ratio of
1.03/1000. The ideal ratio is more than 5/1000.
14. Delhi soon will have 34 new primary health centers and 13 more hospitals which will cater to additional 2800 beds.
15. All 100-bedded hospitals in Delhi will turn into 200-bedded hospitals so that 5000 (total) extra beds will be created in Delhi in the next five years.
16. As per a Supreme Court judgment, 40 private hospitals in Delhi are now supposed to provide 10% free admissions and 25% free OPDs.
17. 30% patients in Delhi come from outside Delhi.
18. In 2004 there were 2.53 lakh admissions in a year. The rate of hospitalization per lakh population was 1559 for rural and 1683 for urban population. (India it is 2599 for rural and 3482 for urban population). 46% admission from rural and 59% from urban areas were treated in govt hospitals (India the figures are 42% rural and 38% urban respectively). Only 2.61% get free treatments in private hospitals. Admission break ups: 12.4% heart ailments, 9.7% accidents, 9.5% FUO, 8.3% diarrhea. 90% children covered with immunization. Per person expenditure in hospital treatment is 8851 in urban and 5695 in rural area.
19. Elderly 60 + people: Total 8.3 lakhs comprising of 5.49% of total population in 2004, with 53% males and 47% females, 80% residing in urban and 20% in rural areas. 66% are in age group 60-69 years. 12% are self-employed, 3.28 are salaried/wage earner, 22.38 are pensioners and 3% are in BPL category.