Universal Health Coverage Current Affairs - 2019

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National Digital Health Blueprint: released by Health Ministry

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan released National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) which aims to create National Digital Health Eco-System, in public domain. Health Ministry also sought inputs from various stakeholders on its vision. Background Information Technology (IT) enabled schemes in health sector such as Ayushman Bharat Yojana (or Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana or National Read More…

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World Health Day 2019

World Health Day 2019 will be observed worldwide on the 7th of April with the theme “Universal health coverage”. The theme Universal health coverage seeks to ensure that everyone can obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of the community. World Health Organisation (WHO) notes that even though progress is Read More…

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Implementation Models under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM JAY)  proposes three models through which the states can implement the scheme. They are Insurance Model Under this Model, the premiums are paid to the insurance company, which administers and pays the claim. Trust-based model Under this Model, each State forms its own trust to manage the scheme Read More…

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7 April: World Health Day

The World Health Day (WHD) is observed every year on 7 April to mark anniversary of founding of World Health Organization (WHO) on this day in 1948. Observance of the day focuses on disseminating knowledge and awareness about human health, increasing life expectancy by adding good health to lives of people and promoting healthier living Read More…

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Government to launch Universal Health Assurance Mission

Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has announced that the government will introduce a universal health insurance programme under UHAM (Universal Health Assurance Mission). The programme will seek to provide all people access to tertiary medical services. In a country where only approximately 25% of the population is estimated to be covered by insurance, this step Read More…

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