The plan will also be supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Piramal Foundation.
Anamaya – Tribal Health Collaborative
09 April 2021 Current Affairs:The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare recently launched a tribal health cooperative called “Anamaya”.
♦ This is a multi-stakeholder initiative. It was initiated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in cooperation with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
♦ The plan will also be supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Piramal Foundation.
♦ The main goal of the plan is to enhance the health and nutrition ecosystems of tribal communities in India
♦ The cooperative will establish a national tribal health committee and a tribal health team to monitor the health care needs of tribal areas. In addition, Anamaya will implement the “Tribal Health Action Plan.”
♦ It will bring together the efforts of government agencies and organizations to improve the health and nutritional status of the country’s tribal communities.
♦ The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs jointly launched the “Tribal Tuberculosis Initiative” to achieve the goal of “Achieving “TB Muqbalat” (ie “No Tuberculosis in India”) by 2025.