Over 2.78 crore Ayushman Bharat playing cards have been created in additional than 2.3 lakh well being camps organised in gram panchayats and concrete native our bodies throughout the nation underneath the continued Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, the Well being Ministry mentioned on Tuesday.
The ministry mentioned the well being camps have seen a complete footfall of over 7.2 crore for the reason that marketing campaign started on November 15, final 12 months.
Of the two.78 crore Ayushman Bharat playing cards issued, 51 lakh bodily playing cards have been distributed, it mentioned. Ayushman playing cards are being created utilizing the Ayushman app and bodily playing cards are being distributed to the beneficiaries.
To date, 3.85 crore individuals have been screened for TB on the well being camps, out of which 11.8 lakh have been referred to increased public well being amenities, the ministry mentioned.
Screening of sufferers for TB is carried out by screening for signs, sputum testing, and utilizing NAAT machines wherever out there. Instances suspected to have TB are referred to increased amenities.
Beneath Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyan (PMTBMBA), consent is being taken for sufferers affected by TB for receiving help from Nikshay Mitras.
Attendees prepared to be Nikshay Mitras are additionally being offered on-spot registration. Over 4.17 lakh sufferers have given consent underneath PMTBMBA and 1.18 new Nikshay Mitras have been registered, the ministry mentioned.
Beneath Nikshay Poshan Yojana (NPY), financial help is offered to TB sufferers via direct profit switch, the ministry mentioned.
Checking account particulars of pending beneficiaries are being collected and accounts are being Aadhaar seeded. Particulars of 87,129 such beneficiaries have been collected, the ministry said.
The ministry additional mentioned that over 42.3 lakh individuals have been screened up to now for sickle cell anaemia, out of which 70,995 have been discovered to be constructive and referred to increased public well being amenities.
In areas with extra tribal inhabitants, screening of eligible inhabitants (as much as 40 years of age) is being executed for the detection of sickle cell illness via the purpose of care (PoC) checks or solubility checks for the illness. Instances testing constructive are being referred to increased centres for administration, the ministry mentioned.
Round 5.4 crore individuals have been screened for hypertension and diabetes and instances suspected to be constructive are being referred to increased centres. Greater than 20 lakh have been suspected to be constructive for hypertension and greater than 14.3 lakh have been suspected to have diabetes and over 30.5 lakh individuals have been referred to increased public well being amenities, the ministry mentioned.
The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra was launched by the Prime Minister on November 15 from Khunti, Jharkhand to saturate the advantages of central authorities schemes throughout the nation.
As part of on-spot companies underneath the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, well being camps are being organised on the locations of halt of the IEC (data, schooling and communication) van within the gram panchayats.
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First Printed: Feb 06 2024 | 7:38 PM IST