Health services being provided to 3.11 crore citizens under Ayushman Bharat In the outbreak of cholera, India has started the world’s largest and fastest vaccination campaign, in which 185 crore doses of Kovid vaccine have been given so far. Health services are being provided to 3.11 crore citizens today under Ayushman Bharat. It is the largest health care scheme in the world.
India was declared polio free in 2014 as not a single case of polio was reported for three consecutive years. From polio to corona, the goals that have been achieved in the country in terms of health services, the central government placed them in front of the country on World Health Day on Thursday. Here is the report.
safe motherhood, safe delivery
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Matritva Abhiyan for pregnant women was launched in 2016. Till now 3.19 crore women have been screened.
The maternal mortality rate has decreased by 25% in 2019 as compared to 2014. In 2015-16, 81 percent of the deliveries in the country took place under the supervision of doctors.
By 2019-21, this figure increased to 89.4 percent. As of 2015-16, institutional deliveries were taking place in hospitals and medical centers at a rate of 78.9 per cent. This has also been reduced to 88.6 per cent by 2019-21.
86,200 crore health budget provision
A provision of Rs 86,200 crore has been made in the budget for the health sector. His special focus is on Mental Health. Seven times more budget allocated for PM Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission. It was 30 crores in 2021-22, which took it to 200 crores.
Within 11 months of getting the first case of Kovid, India developed the Covacin and Kovishield vaccines. Covaxin was India’s third vaccine, which was also declared effective by the World Health Organization. The world’s first DNA-based vaccine, Zycov-D, was developed in-house with technology.
Free vaccination campaign for 185 crore vaccines started from 16 January 2021.
The registration and schedule for vaccination on the Covin app is fixed. Citizens and health workers in danger of corona were vaccinated first by setting priorities. 97% of citizens above 18 years of age have been given a single dose as of April 6, 2022.
India launched tele-consultation in the form of e-Sanjeevani, which has been viewed by over 30 million patients so far.
There has been an increase of 55% in the number of medical colleges by 2021-22 as compared to 2013-14. There was an increase of 75 percent in MBBS seats, 93 percent in PG seats. The shops were expanded to provide medicines to citizens through the Prime Minister’s Indian Herbal Project. In 2015-16, their number was 86. This has increased to 8,613 in 2021-22.