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J&K NHM meets MoH&FW team; discusses 2023-24 Plan

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Healthcare proposals worth Rs 8481.73 lakh expect approval soon

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir National Health Mission team today called on the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW) and held detailed deliberation regarding healthcare projects during the review of Mid Year Key Deliverables under the National Health Mission at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.

The team led by Mission Director, NHM, J&K, Ayushi Sudan, discussed with the officers of MoH&FW the future plans of augmenting the healthcare scenario in the Union Territory for the Financial Year 2023-24 under NHM.

Additional Secretary and Mission Director, NHM, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Roli Singh, Joint Secretaries, Director NHM, MoHFW, Additional and Deputy Commissioners of various programmes from Union Ministry of Health attended the meeting 

Addressing the meeting, Ayushi Sudan informed that various proposals to the tune of Rs 8481. 73 lakh have been submitted to MoH&FW, GoI, for approval for J&K. These proposed projects include the establishment of a State Health System Resource Centre in the UT that shall be responsible for providing technical assistance to the Health and Medical Education Department including National Health Mission, setting up of 10 Dialysis Units under Pradhan Mantri Dialysis Programme at Sub District Hospitals in J&K, the establishment of District Early Intervention Centers at Kulgam, Doda and Handwara besides strengthening of various Health Interventions under Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs), Maternal, Child Health, and Adolescent Health, Disease Control Programmes. She added that formal approval of these proposals is expected shortly.

During the meeting, the NHM team also reviewed the progress on key deliverables for 2022-23 in detail.

The team from MoH&FW, GoI, appreciated the efforts of the UT administration towards achieving various goals especially related to the establishment of AB- HWCs, and maternal and child healthcare.

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