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Health Minister launches revamped health schemes

Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, launched revamped health schemes and has digitized the versions of Flagship Health Schemes. Schemes were launched on IT platform of National Health Authority (NHA). Key Points Harsh Vardhan launched revamped Central Government Health Schemes (CGHS) apart from Umbrella Schemes of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) and Health Minister’s Discretionary Grant ..

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AP brings COVID-19 treatment under Dr YSR Aarogyasri State’s Free Healthcare Scheme

On July 9, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh Government brought COVID-19 treatment under Dr YSR Aarogyasri health care scheme of the state. Highlights Under the scheme, the treatment cost of COVID-19 is to be borne by the state government. The Government has released detailed guidelines including permissible cost of treatment under different categories. About the categories ..

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Ministry of AYUSH develop “AYUSH GRID” and “National Ayurveda Morbidity Codes”

On March 6, 2020, the Ministry of AYUSH released digital platform called AYUSH GRID. The grid provides facilities associated with AYUSH hospitals and laboratories and promote traditional health care. AYUSH GRID There are more than 12,500 AYUSH centres in India. The “AYUSH GRID” platform aims to digitize entire AYUSH sector. The Ministry has launched AYUSH ..

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WHO adopts resolution on Digital Health proposed by India

The 71st World Health Assembly held in Geneva, Switzerland has adopted resolution on Digital Health. The resolution was initiated by India and was co-sponsored by 20 countries. The World Health Assembly is highest decision-making body of World Health Organization (WHO). Its 71st session was attended by delegations from all WHO member states. Features of Resolution ..

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