A healthy society leads to a wealthy nation, according to Mansukh Mandaviya, Health News, ET HealthWorld



New Delhi: As a “healthy society leads to a wealthy nation”, the government is committed to working on key areas of access, affordability, accountability, adoption and uptake. raising awareness for a better future of the health sector, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed Thursday. during the inaugural session of the CII Asia Health 2021 summit.

In his inaugural address, Mandaviya said healthcare no longer simply focuses on treating patients for their overall well-being. Stressed that the government has instilled preventive care in the health sector through the launch of initiatives such as Khelo India, Yoga, Swatchh Bharat Abhiyaan, which can play a vital role in achieving the goal of a society healthy.

He added that health care scheme like Ayushman Bharat Jan Arogya Yojana (health insurance scheme), Ayushman Health and Wellness Centers, Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) for generic drugs, Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) and PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission were all launched with the goal of making health care accessible and affordable.

Emphasizing the need to link technology and healthcare for development, Mandaviya said, “There is a need to adopt the latest technologies such as nanotechnology and robotic technologies in the healthcare sector. The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission is one such initiative that will use the digital ecosystem to make life easier. “

Speaking on the immense opportunities available to India, he added that the Indian health sector has immense investment opportunities and urged the private sector to invest there to make India the hub of the world. international health tourism. In addition, he highlighted many initiatives taken by the government to provide better treatment to patients and achieve the goal of “Health society, rich nation”.

Dr Vinod K Paul, member; NITI Aayog, Dr RS Sharma, CEO of the National Health Authority as well as senior CII officials marked their presence at the event.



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