National Health Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

National Health Mission  Current Affairs, GK & News

Anaemia Mukt Bharat Index released

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with UNICEF launched the anaemia Mukt Bharat index. The anaemia Mukt Bharat is an initiative to reduce the prevalence of anaemia in India. Key highlights Haryana topped the anaemia free India index or the anaemia Mukt Bharat Index with a score of 46.7. The index was ..

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EVIN: India’s Plan to store COVID-19 Vaccines

The Government of India has started to identify private facilities and government facilities to create a hub to store COVID-19 vaccines. India is under the plan of rolling out multiple vaccines for COVID-19. The Government of India is to use the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (EVIN) to store the vaccine. Highlights The Government is making ..

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How important is ‘Privacy’ in the new National Digital Health Mission?

The draft of NDMH’s Health Data Management Policy that looks forward to inducting all necessary data privacy measures as part of the digitization of the healthcare system has been released recently by the National Health Authority (NHA) for public opinion. National Digital Health Mission The National Digital Health Mission is a flagship program of the ..

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Low Cost Covid-19 Diagnostic Kits developed by IIT Guwahati

In association with the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and RR Animal Healthcare Limited, at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, kits for diagnosing Covid-19 has been developed by using material that is available in the local market. 3 different types of diagnosis low-cost kits have been developed, they are Ribonucleic acid (RNA) ..

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GoI sanctions Rs 15,000 crores for its COVID-19 Package

On April 9, 2020, the Government of India sanctioned Rs 15,000 crore that was earlier announced for the Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness package. The main objective of the package is to contain the spread of COVID-19. Highlights The funds sanctioned are to be used in establishing dedicated treatment facilities of COVID-19, build national ..

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