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7th annual summit of NATHEALTH

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan, addressed the 7th annual summit of NATHEALTH in virtual mode on March 26, 2021. The summit focused on ‘Indian Health system expansion in post-COVID era’. Highlights While addressing the summit the minister reiterated the commitments of government for fulfilling goal of Health for all. He ..

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Union Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi

The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN) on March 10, 2021 as a single non-lapsable reserve fund. Highlights This has been approved for the share of Health from proceeds of Health and Education Cess which is levied under the Section 136-b of Finance Act, 2007. Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi ..

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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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Beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat touches 1 crore

On May 20, 2020, the number of beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat touched 1 crore. PM Modi had a telephonic conversation with the 1 croreth beneficiary of the scheme. COVID-19 Post COVID-19, the Government of India made the testing and treatment of the disease free under Ayushman Bharat. The testing of COVID-19 is being carried out ..

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Govt. to set up 12,500 AYUSH Health and Wellness Centres across country

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced government’s target of setting up 12,500 AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) Centres across India. Out of which government is trying to set up 4000 such centres in 2019 itself. The announcement was made by PM Modi during giving away Yoga Awards to winners for Outstanding Contribution ..

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