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Health Ministry launches health information platform to monitor public health surveillance

Union Ministry Health and Family Welfare has soft-launched Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) segment of Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) in seven states. The first one-of-its-kind initiative lannched by the Central Government to monitor public health surveillance. Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) It is real time, village wise, case based electronic health information system with ..

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Draft Digital Health Security Law

The central government has put in the public domain the draft of a law to ensure protection of health data. The features of the bill include: The law makes any breach punishable by up to five years imprisonment and a Rs 5-lakh fine. It proposes that any health data including physical, physiological and mental health ..

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Telemedicine technology to be commercialized by DRDO

Soon experts’ diagnosis and advises will be available for people living in rural and remote areas in India. They will not need to go to hospitals located in urban centers. The DRDO will soon commercialize its telemedicine technology which was primarily developed for the armed forces that will make it accessible to civilians especially in ..

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