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134 diagnostic tests for free at district level under new healthcare mission: Mandaviya

Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday outlined the newly launched flagship PM Ayushman Bharat Well being Infrastructure Mission and stated that greater than 134 forms of diagnostic exams will likely be supplied at no cost on the district degree below the programme by 2025.

In response to the well being ministry’s plan, 14 exams will likely be made obtainable at sub-health centres; 63 exams on the major well being centres; 97 exams on the group well being centre and and 134 exams will likely be obtainable on the district hospital degree.

The healthcare mission was introduced in Finances 2021-22 – with an outlay of ?64,180 crore. On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the brand new mission at a public assembly in Varanasi.

“…134 several types of exams will likely be executed at no cost on the district degree which is not going to solely save prices but additionally scale back pointless inconvenience for poor folks. Secondly, for the primary time in Asia, two container-based hospitals with complete medical services will likely be saved prepared always which will be swiftly mobilized by rail or air to answer any calamity or catastrophe within the nation,” Mandaviya stated.

The well being ministry stated that on the district degree, built-in public well being labs will likely be arrange in all 730 districts. “At state degree, 5 regional branches and 20 Metropolitan models of Nationwide Centre for Illness Management. And on the nationwide degree, Built-in Well being Info Platform (IHIP) will likely be established,” the ministry stated.

It stated the second element of the mission is the creation of complete diagnostics and remedy services. “On the district degree, 17,788 New Rural Well being and Wellness Centres will likely be arrange; 11,024 New City Well being and Wellness Centres will likely be arrange; a important care Hospital Blocks will likely be established in 602 districts, with inhabitants of greater than 5 lakh,” the ministry stated.

The third element of the mission will likely be on complete pandemic analysis, the well being ministry highlighted. “On the district degree, strengthening of current 80 Viral Diagnostics and Analysis Labs will likely be undertaken. On the state degree, 15 New Bio-Security Degree III laboratories will likely be operationalized,” it stated.

It additional highlighted that on the nationwide degree, 4 new Regional Nationwide Institutes for Virology will likely be operationalised; and the Regional Analysis Platform (Digital) for WHO southeast Asia area will even be arrange.

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