What is Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission?

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to health.   Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the Union government would provide Rs 3,000 crore to Tamil Nadu in the next five years under the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission to address critical gaps in health infrastructure and health research, especially at the …

Insights into Editorial: Preparing for outbreaks

    Context: COVID-19 overburdened the country’s health system and services. The early months of the outbreak were particularly taxing for the States with weaker health systems. The inability of the private sector to share the burden drove the point home that healthcare services cannot be left to independent forces.   Public health experience in …

What is Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission?

GS Paper 2:  Topics Covered: Issues related to health.   Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched the Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission, one of the largest pan-India schemes for strengthening healthcare infrastructure, in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi.   About the scheme: The scheme aims at strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country. Its objective is to …