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National Programme for the Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE): An Approach towards Active and Healthy Ageing


  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare H & FW


The National Programme for the Health Care for the Elderly (NPHCE) is an articulation of the International and national commitments of the Government as envisaged under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), National Policy on Older Persons (NPOP) adopted by the Government of India in 1999 & Section 20 of “The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007†dealing with provisions for medical care of Senior Citizen.

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  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare H & FW, 2011. "National Programme for the Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE): An Approach towards Active and Healthy Ageing," Working Papers id:3538, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:3538
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    health care; elderly; NPHCE; older persons; persons; disabilities; India; senior citizen; welfare; parents;

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