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Nadda launches dengue mobile app, says dialysis centres in every district soon

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New Delhi | Thursday, Apr 7 2016 IST
 
In a heartening news for kidney patients living in small town and villages, Union Health Minister J P Nadda today announced that Dialysis Centre in a PPP Mode will be opened in every district.At a function organised on the World Health Day whose focus this year is on diabetes, Mr Nadda also launched a number of e-health and mobile health initiative, including a mobile app for prevention of dengue. Mr Nadda called for focusing on the youth and adolescents of the country in the efforts to prevent and combat lifestyles diseases such as diabetes. He underlined that prevention and awareness about non-communicable diseases which were largely linked with the way of living, dietary habits, lack of exercise etc., will go a long way in ensuring that the country remains healthy. India can reap the benefits of its demographic dividend only when the youth of the country grow up to be healthy citizens, he stated. About the dengue app, Mr Nadda said that the application will find wide use. ''As the fight against Vector Borne Diseases, especially Dengue, can be won only with effective community participation, this App empowers the community members how to contribute towards prevention of Dengue, '' he added The Health Minister on this occasion released the Guidelines for Dialysis Centre in a PPP Mode. He announced that soon every district in the country will have the facility of a Dialysis Centre operated under the PPP mode to leverage the potential of the private sector. These expanded facilities will help the renal disorder patients and reduce the out-of-pocket expenditure incurred on dialysis, the Health Minister stated. The Health Minister also launched the 'Swasth Bharat Mobile application' and 'ANM Online application-ANMOL'. ANMOL is a tablet-based application that allows ANMs to enter and updated data for beneficiaries of their jurisdiction. The occasion also saw the launch of 'E-RaktKosh initiative.' It is an integrated Blood Bank Management Information System that has been conceptualized and developed after multiple consultations with all stakeholders. This web-based mechanism interconnects all the Blood Banks of the State into a single network. The Health Minister also unveiled the findings of the ICMR India DIABetes [INDIAB] Study Phase I, along with WHO Global Report on Diabetes, WHO India Technical Report on Diabetes in India. The Minister said the Ministry, along with World Health Organization (WHO), had taken the lead and developed a Multi-Sectoral Action Plan involving nearly 40 Ministries and Departments. A number of other programmes were organized in the capital on the to mark the World Health day. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences held a panel discussion on the disease at which they dwelt at lenagth on the various causes of diabetes and the ways to manage it. They also held a question answer session with diabetic patients.UNI NAZ SB 2016

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