NITI Aayog on Thursday released a performance assessment report of district hospitals in India, titled Best Practices in the Performance of District Hospitals. The report is an outcome of collaboration with the Health Ministry and WHO India.
The assessment framework covers 10 Key Performance Indicators across the domains of Structure and Output. A total of 707 District Hospitals across all States and Union Territories participated in the performance assessment.
Overall, 75 District Hospitals across 24 States and Union Territories emerged as top performers on indicators ranging from availability of beds, medical and paramedical staff, core health and diagnostic testing services. The report also highlights some key issues faced by the health system and provides some sustainable solutions to strengthen the condition of District Hospitals in the country.