About National Urban Health Mission

National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) as a sub-mission under the National Health Mission (NHM)
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). Under the Scheme the following proposals have been approved

  1. One Urban Primary Health Centre (U-PHC) for every fifty to sixty thousand population.
  2. One Urban Community Health Centre (U-CHC) for five to six U-PHCs in big cities.
  3. One Auxiliary Nursing Midwives (ANM) for 10,000 population.
  4. One Accredited Social Health Activist ASHA (community link worker) for 200 to 500 households

The estimated cost of NUHM for 5 years period is Rs.22,507 crore with the Central Government share of Rs.16,955 crore. Centre-State funding pattern will be 75:25 except for North Eastern states and other special category states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand for whom the funding pattern will be 90:10.

Designed and Initiated by the : Urban Health Initiative