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Preeti Sudan interview: ‘The national medical college network makes tele-consultations possible across India’

We have created a National Medical College Network of 50 colleges. Each of these will be given a catchment area of AB-HWCs to mentor and give tele-consultation services, says Preeti Sudan.

Maharashtra health and wellness centres: Lack of living quarters, poor facilities keep doctors away

In Nandurbar’s tribal belt, lack of accommodation, limited equipment to conduct clinical examination and poor electricity and water supply are some of the reasons that have forced doctors out.


Harsh Vardhan calls for change in discriminatory laws against leprosy patients

“It will be a befitting tribute to the Father of the Nation on his 150th Birth Anniversary if we can expedite the process and introduction of the Elimination of Discrimination against Persons Affected by Leprosy (EDPAL) Bill, which was drafted by the Law Commission of India and annexed in its 256th Report,” Vardhan wrote in his letter.

A healthy balance

Project to digitise Ayushman Bharat records should be alive to concerns of privacy and rights of patients.

Centre invites Delhi to join Ayushman Bharat health scheme

Responding to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha during the Question Hour, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Chaubey said 17 hospitals in Delhi -- 12 in the private sector and five government-run -- are empanelled in the scheme.

AAP govt's health scheme 'ten times bigger' than Ayushman Bharat: Kejriwal to Vardhan

In his two-page letter in Hindi to Harsh Vardhan, Kejriwal said despite Ayushman Bharat being in place in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, lakhs of patients from these two states come to Delhi every day to get medical treatment.


Ayushman Bharat key plank as Delhi BJP readies for Assembly polls

Hundreds of BJP workers will fan out across the city, especially in JJ clusters and unauthorised colonies, with a message for the people — how non-implementation of Ayushman Bharat Scheme and the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Delhi is hurting them.

Will not implement Ayushman Bharat, says Delhi Health Minister

The name of the health scheme has been a bone of contention between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and the National Health Authority (NHA).

On Health table for Harsh Vardhan: Pending Bills to Ayushman Bharat

There are the pending legislations, including the National Medical Commission Bill that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India, a Bill to increase the legal limit for abortion, and a Bill to regulate allied healthcare services.

Amethi hospital with trustees from Gandhi family turned away patient with Ayushman card: PM

The hospital authorities though accepted that the patient died at the facility, rejected suggestion it was linked with politics, saying no hospital has any political, religious or caste affiliation.

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PM Modi announces Ayushman Bharat, says the scheme will cover 50 crore people

The National Health Protection Scheme aims to provide health cover up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year. The scheme will be rolled out on September 25, on the occasion of Deen Dayal Upadhyay’s anniversary.