Health and Wellness Centres
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission on October 25, 2021, in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Key Points This scheme is of worth Rs 5000-crore and is India’s largest scheme launched to scale-up health infrastructure. The mission ..
The Government of India recently issued guidelines to contain COVID-19 in rural areas. What are the guidelines? COVID-19 Care Centre for asymptomatic cases should be established in peri urban and rural areas. These centres should have a minimum of thirty ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released the Rural Health Statistics Report. According to the report, there is an overall shortage of specialist doctors at the Community Health Centres. Key findings of the report There is an overall ..
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently approved the “National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2021”. Key Features of National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2021 The policy focuses on early screening and prevention of rare diseases. This is to be ..
Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana recently completed 1.5 crore treatments. The Government of India recently announced that it is to rationalise the health package in Health Benefit Package 3.0. Key Highlights Ayushman Bharat, the flagship programme of Government ..
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently announced that the eSanjeevani Telemedicine has crossed one million tele-consultations. The eSanjeevani is the first of its kind in delivering health services online. Progress of eSanjeevani It uses two streams in 28 ..