“More than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs 6,100 crore,” states Dr Harsh Vardhan

The union health minister reviews Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, appreciates progress of the scheme in one year

“More than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs 6,100 crore,” states Dr Harsh Vardhan“I am pleased to know that more than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs. 6,100 crore for serious illnesses since the launch of AB-PMJAY. This has resulted in savings of Rs. 12,000 crore to the beneficiary families,” this was stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare […]

‘Mohalla Clinics are an utter flop and drastic neglect of patient care is there for all to see’ : Dr Harsh Vardhan hits out at Kejriwal

The union health minister debunked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s claim stating that it is still in the planning stage. Dr Harsh Vardhan hit out at the Delhi CM criticising his inefficiency in the health sector. The union health minister invited the Delhi CM to be part of the historical health sector revolution visualised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

‘Mohalla Clinics are an utter flop and drastic neglect of patient care is there for all to see’ : Dr Harsh Vardhan hits out at KejriwalDr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, on Saturday, June 08, expressed deep anguish at the reply of Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi which was released on social media asserting that Delhi Government shall not implement Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Delhi. In a letter written to […]

Union Budget 2019: A review of major health highlights

While ‘health’ dominated the union budget speech last year, with Modi government’s launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme, a major budgetary allocation is made this year for the scheme

Union Budget 2019: A review of major health highlightsFrom an allocation of Rs 2,000 crore last year, for the entire 12 months, the government has put aside a substantial amount of Rs 6,400 crore for the next financial year, for ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme. Defence accounts for 11% of India’s overall expenditures and health accounts for only 2%, in this year’s budget. India’s defence […]

Govt is committed to provide the highest possible levels of health to citizens: Anupriya Patel

Anupriya Patel delivers special address at the 15th India Health Summit, CII. The theme of this year’s summit is ‘Indian Healthcare – Changing Paradigm.’ At the function, Anupriya Patel also released a report, ‘Creating the New Ecosystems to Provide Healthcare’

Govt is committed to provide the highest possible levels of health to citizens: Anupriya Patel“The Government is committed to the attainment of highest possible levels of health and well-being for all its citizens and providing “Healthcare for All.” This was stated by Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare at the 15th India Health Summit, an annual flagship event on healthcare, organized by the Confederation of […]

We must match speed, skill and scale to get the desired results: J P Nadda

Union Health Minister, J P Nadda presided over and addressed the 5th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices & Innovations in Public Healthcare Systems, at Kaziranga, Assam on Tuesday, October 30

We must match speed, skill and scale to get the desired results: J P NaddaJ P Nadda and the Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal also released a Coffee Table Book on Good Practices, Evidence to Action: Towards Universal Health Coverage. Speaking at the function, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that everybody will benefit from these best practices and there is a need to raise awareness amongst the masses […]

J P Nadda addresses 2nd International Conference on Primary Health Care in Kazakhstan

The union health minister spoke on the theme: The Future of Primary Health Care. He further said that our progress in making improvements in maternal, child health and communicable diseases is largely due to our sustained focus on and investing in strengthening health systems for these services

J P Nadda addresses 2nd International Conference on Primary Health Care in Kazakhstan“Multi sectoral action is a key to addressing social and environmental determinants and we have developed operational strategies to build a shared goal and vision between sectors such as Nutrition, Drinking Water and Sanitation, education, rural and urban development departments.” This was stated by J P Nadda, union minister for health and family welfare during […]

Maharashtra to implement Ayushman Bharat health scheme from September 23

The Maharashtra state government is set to launch the ambitious health scheme programme across government-run hospitals and medical colleges. It will be run in tandem with Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPAY)

Maharashtra to implement Ayushman Bharat health scheme from September 23This health scheme will benefit 83.72 lakhs citizen of the states. Free of cost medical treatment is available under this scheme. Mahatma Phule Jeeograma Yojana will be implemented jointly with the Life Insurance Scheme. Maharashtra has been implementing Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPAY) since 2012 covering about 2.23 crore family are currently being […]