Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)

Ministry : Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Aims to reduce the financial burden on poor and vulnerable groups arising out of catastrophic hospital episodes and ensure their access to quality health services. Scheme: PM-JAY is a scheme of the government under Ayushman Bharat. PMJAY is government-sponsored health insurance scheme, that will provide free coverage …

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Ayushman Bharat : Analysis

Context: Universal health coverage is getting prioritised as a part of political reform with the launch of two pillars.   Current state of Healthcare: Poor condition of healthcare in country; Lack of infrastructure; Poor health services in government hospitals; Private hospitals out of reach of most people. According to the Global Burden of Disease study, …

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) – UPSC Prelims

Ministry : Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Aims to reduce the financial burden on poor and vulnerable groups arising out of catastrophic hospital episodes and ensure their access to quality health services. Scheme : PM-JAY is a scheme of the government under Ayushman Bharat. PMJAY is government-sponsored health insurance scheme, that will provide free …

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Abhiyan (PMJAA) : Analysis

PMJAA The government-sponsored health insurance scheme will provide free treatment for up to Rs.5 lakh a family a year in any government or empanelled private hospitals all over India. Meant to help the poor and the economically deprived, the scheme will be available for 10.74 crore beneficiary families and about 50 crore Indian citizens. Read …

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National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare   Aims to control viral hepatitis C   Program: The programme aims at both prevention and treatment of hepatitis which is among leading causes of liver cancer, cirrhosis of liver and acute liver failure. It aims to treat minimum of 3 lakh hepatitis C cases over a …

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