Oct. 31, 2019

Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the 14th National Health Profile (NHP), 2019 and its e-book in New Delhi.


  • The NHP is prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI).

  • This 14th edition of NHP is the continuation of the publication since 2005.

  • It covers comprehensive information on demographic, socio-economic health status, health finance indicators, health infrastructure and health of human resources in the country.

  • The NHP highlights substantial health information under major indicators viz.
    • demographic indicators (population and vital statistics),

    • socio-economic indicators (education, employment, housing and amenities, drinking water and sanitation) and

    • health status indicators (incidence and prevalence of common communicable and non-communicable diseases and RCH) etc.