The Union Minister for Health Shri J.P. Nadda released the National Health Profile 2015 along with officials of the Ministry, the Directorate General of Health Services and the Central Bureau for Health Intelligence (CBHI) reports
The Hindu, dated September 22, 2015. New official data shows that every government hospital serves an estimated 61,000 people in India, with one bed for every 1833 people.
In undivided Andhra Pradesh, every government hospital serves over 3 lakh patients while in Bihar, there is only one bed for every 8800 people.
India now has cumulatively 9.4 lakh allopathic doctors, 1.54 lakh dental surgeons, and 7.37 lakh AYUSH doctors of whom more than half are Ayurvedic doctors.
India’s 400 medical colleges admit an estimated 47,000 students annually.