Health and Wellness Centres Current Affairs, GK & News

Centre issues guidelines to set up health infra in rural areas

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 beds. This should be set up mainly in areas where home isolation is not possible. ..

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Rural Health Statistics Report

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 shortfall of 76.1% specialist doctors at the Community Health Centres in rural areas. There are ..

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National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2021

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 achieved through Health and Wellness Centres. The screening is to be supported by the Nidhan ..

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Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

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 of India recently completely successful two years. So far, the scheme has covered 1.26 crores ..

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What is eSanjeevani Telemedicine?

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 states and Union Territories. The eSanjeevani AB-HWC enables doctor to doctor tele consultations. It is ..

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