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PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission

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 was launched to improve the public health infrastructure in urban as well as rural areas. ..

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Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index

Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index was recently released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The index measures the readiness in adopting the personalised healthcare of 11 health systems in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index This is a newly launched index. It measures the progress of a health system towards personalised healthcare. It evaluated the ..

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AYUSH Grid to integrate with National digital Health Mission

The AYUSH Grid emerging as the IT backbone of AYUSH Sector is to be integrated with National Digital Health Mission. This will help the public in availing varied options for their health needs. Also, it will accelerate the mainstreaming of AYUSH disciplines of health care. Ayush Grid Project It was initiated by the Ministry of ..

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GoI: Guidelines for Quarantine issued

On April 5, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued guidelines for quarantine. According to the guidelines, the quarantine is separation and restriction of movement. It shall be applied to an individual or a group of persons. Key Highlights of Quarantine The Quarantine shall be preferably placed in the outskirts. The Quarantine facilities ..

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CDC introduces “Clara” to aid people find potential COVID-19 symptoms

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has introduced an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot, called ‘Clara’ to assist people in finding the potential symptoms of COVID-19. The CDC has collaborated with CDC Foundation and Healthcare Bot service of Microsoft Azure to develop the self-checking bot Clara. It is currently available only in the ..

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