PM Modi opens Health Ministry webinar, says government has taken ‘holistic approach’
The Center has taken a holistic approach in the health ecosystem where it will focus not only on health but also on well-being, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday. Prime Minister Modi was addressing the Ministry of Health’s post-budget webinar, which was the fifth in the series of post-union budget webinars addressed by the Prime Minister with Union ministers, health professionals health, professionals in health management, nursing, paramedics, technology and research. .
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During today’s webinar, Prime Minister Modi spoke with the professionals and also noted that three factors have been taken into consideration in the Union Budget 2022 namely modern infrastructure and expansion of human resources; encouraging research and adopting modern and futuristic technology. Further reiterating the “One India, One Health” spirit of the Centre, he said that essential health facilities will be set up in villages at block and district levels, while the private sector will also play a key role. in their interview.
Budget allocation has been increased as demand for health services has increased: PM Modi
“Whether it is Swachh Bharat Mission, Fit India Mission, Nutrition Mission, Indradhanush Mission, Ayushman Bharat, Jal Jeevan Mission, we must carry out all these missions to the maximum number of people,” the Prime Minister added. Further speaking on the planned allocations for the health sector in the 2022 Union Budget, Prime Minister Modi said that as the demand for health services increases, the budget allocation for health as well as education and human resource development related to the sector had also increased compared to previous years. In addition, efforts are being made to train qualified healthcare professionals accordingly, which will facilitate global access to India’s quality and affordable healthcare system.
Providing details on the health infrastructure as it is developed in the country, the Prime Minister also informed that works on about 1.5 lakh of the health and wellness centers are progressing, while more than 85,000 centers provide facilities for routine examinations, vaccinations and tests across the country. . Additionally, the budget will also bring the mental health care facility.
Prime Minister Modi also called on the healthcare community to work within a set time frame to push forward these reforms using technology and also with a focus on improving the quality of medical education. in the country.