UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements.
    1. The National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) schemes have been now clubbed under Sarva Swasthya Abhiyaan.
    2. The NUHM was proposed for the urban poor with focus on those living in urban slums.
    3. One Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) (community link worker) for 200 to 500 households will work under NUHM scheme. Which of the statements] given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3            

    C)  Only 3             

    D)  Only 2

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The 11th Plan document mentions that the Plan will aim for inclusive growth by introducing National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), which along with National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) will form the Sarva Swasthya Abhiyaan. The Union Cabinet gave its approval to launch a National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) as a new sub-mission under the over-arching National Health Mission (NHM). Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) are community health workers instituted by Government of India's Ministry of Health and family welfare as past of National Rural Health Mission. The mission began in 2005.

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