Karnataka Ranks 1st in Implementing Ayushman Bharat

22 May 2021 Current Affairs:Karnataka ranks first in the establishment of a health and wellness center under the Ayushman Bharat Plan, which aims to provide comprehensive primary health care in rural areas. 

Highlights:
♦ Karnataka is leading the way in implementing projects for 2020-2021. Although the center has set a goal of establishing 2,263 centers, the state has upgraded 3,300 centers until March 31. 
♦ Of the 95 projects, 90 scored the highest, and the state ranked top in terms of project implementation in 2020.  By the regulations of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, it is 21.
♦ In order to provide high-quality medical care for all under the Ayushman Bharat – Arogya Karnataka plan, all PHCs have been upgraded under the national health mission. 
♦ The state’s goal is to upgrade 11,595 centers as HWC. These centers provide adult counselling services, public yoga camps, ENT care, first aid in emergencies, and referrals to tertiary hospitals.
 

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