NITI Aayog and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has released the 2nd edition of health index “Healthy States, Progressive India” report1, which measures Indian states and union territories on the basis of their year-on-year incremental improvement in health and overall performance. The ranking is categorized as Larger States, Smaller States and Union Territories (UTs), to ensure comparison among similar entities.
The Health Index, developed by the trio group of NITI Aayog, World Bank, and MOHFW, helps in measurement of improvements in health, and will also guides the health agencies in strategizing their interventions to further improve the health outcomes in the coming years.
The Health Index is a useful tool to measure and compare the overall performance and incremental performances across States and UTs over time. The Health Index is a weighted composite index based on 23 indicators groupe – Mondaq