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इंडियन आवाज़     15 Dec 2018 06:04:48      انڈین آواز
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Govt to convert 1.5 lakh Primary Health Centers into Wellness Centers

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AMN / HYDERABAD

Union Government has decided to convert 1.5 lakh Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and sub-centres into into wellness centers across the country by 2022.

Speaking at a function here Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said that these centres will facilitate screening of every individual aged 30 for blood pressure, diabetes, tuberculosis, breast cancer and leprosy among others.

Mr Nadda said, Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission will be started from 23rd of this month.

naddaIn national capital, Mr Nadda offered shramdaan along with senior officers of the Health Ministry and staff members at Nirman Bhawan yesterday as part of Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Nadda said, sanitation is a key determinant of health and a clean and hygienic environment will contribute to preventing many diseases.

He said, the central government hospitals are also launching such fortnight activities, and senior officers from the Health Ministry will visit the central government hospitals to be part of these efforts.

He said, the Kayakalp initiative has been launched to encourage every public health facility in the country to work towards standards of excellence to help the facilities stay clean and hygienic.

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