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National Digital Health Mission


Medicines at a keyboard’s click

September 23, 2020 7:39 pm

The government should end the regulatory impasse on e-pharmacies by clarifying draft rules on online sale of medicines.

Explained Ideas: How National Digital Health Mission will radically change India’s health delivery landscape

August 29, 2020 7:29 am

Harsh Vardhan writes: The NDHM is a product of years of policy research and is informed by similar digital health programmes across the world.

Citizen’s interest is at core of NDHM’s design. It will radically change India’s health delivery landscape

August 29, 2020 9:37 am

Based on the principles of health for all, inclusivity, accessibility, affordability, education, empowerment, wellness, portability, privacy and security by design, the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) will build the backbone necessary to create an integrated digital health infrastructure.

Health ID data privacy: Patients to be able to withdraw consent ‘any time’

August 27, 2020 12:53 am

Those processing the data, including health information providers and health information users, are expected to formulate and implement a “personal data breach management mechanism”.

$2.7bn by 2023, big players enter race for e-pharma pie

August 20, 2020 4:12 pm

In just the last one week, with Covid numbers yet to flatten across the world, the market saw two significant merger and acquisition deals — Reliance Retail picking up majority stake in Chennai-based e-pharmacy Netmeds, and PharmEasy moving to merge with smaller rival Medlife. And the launch of e-commerce giant Amazon’s online drug delivery services.

In absence of data law, existing policies to help guard health ID: Govt

August 19, 2020 7:29 am

In an interview to The Indian Express, Bhushan said the mission follows a “privacy by design” approach to ensure that standards followed to protect patient information and their privacy are “of the highest nature”.

PM Modi launches National Digital Health Mission, says every Indian to get unique health ID

August 15, 2020 11:05 am

National Digital Health Mission: PM Narendra Modi's announcement of a National Digital Health Mission comes at a time when India is battling the coronavirus pandemic.