New Delhi. India celebrates 75 years of independence on August 15. In these 75 years, the stature of India has played in foreign countries. The world has hailed Prime Minister Modi’s leadership, especially during the Corona pandemic. Today India is demonstrating its capabilities in the health sector to the world. In recent years, India’s importance in the world in the field of health has increased a lot. Especially during the Corona period, India has made a record by supplying medicines and vaccines to more than 150 countries in the world. Besides the vaccine, it also fulfilled the duty of being a responsive country by sending essential things like masks, PPE kits, etc. in many countries of the world as aid. During this time, there has also been a revolution in the field of health in the country. During this, the reach of AIIMS increased in the country, but many diseases were also conquered.
In the same month of June, 8 years have been completed for the mandate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Talking about the achievements of these 8 years, there has been a radical change in the country in terms of healthcare and its infrastructure. Speaking of health, the greatest achievement can be considered to fight firmly against the Corona. The first case of coronavirus occurred in Kerala on 30 January 2020 and the first death due to this corona virus infection occurred on 12 March 2020 in Kalaburagi, Karnataka. Following this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a complete lockdown in the country from March 24, 2020 and started the fight against this epidemic.
Recently, PM Modi addressed the session on climate, energy and health at the G7 conference. (Photo credit – ANI)
Importance of Indian healthcare in the world
Just days after the outbreak began, India began manufacturing more than 200,000 PPE kits per day. If we talk about January 2020, till this time there were only 2,75,000 kits available in the country and all of them were imported. After that, the situation suddenly changed. The way India has mastered the manufacturing of PPE kits in just 60 days after the arrival of the Corona epidemic. Along with this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ensured the provision of more than 50,000 ventilators in the country.
how to lead during the corona pandemic
Along with the strengthening of medical facilities by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the vaccine for this epidemic should reach the country as soon as possible, his exercise was in full swing. With this, many companies like Bharat Biotech and Serum also continuously cheered for the vaccine. The result was that after a year of this epidemic, the vaccine was manufactured in the country.
Prime Minister Modi met US President Joe Biden during the G-7 summit. (Photo credit – ANI)
corona vaccination set a record
From January 16, 2021, the big corona vaccine campaign started in the country in a scientific way and today more than 90% people have received the corona vaccine. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the last eight years, also brought about rapid changes in the medical education sector. Before 2014, there were less than 90 thousand medical seats in the country. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts, more than 65 thousand new medical seats were added in 8 years. The result of this is that after independence more doctors are being trained in the next 10-12 years than the number of doctors made in the country in 70 years.
These schemes changed the lifestyle of Indians
In recent times, the Modi government has expanded the scope of Ayushman Bharat. One of the best initiatives to improve healthcare facilities by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the Ayushman Bharat Digital Health Mission, which was launched on September 27, 2021. Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, in which the citizens of the country they get health insurance of five lakh rupees every year with paperless and cashless facility.
India developed its own vaccine in the fight against the corona epidemic and launched a vaccination campaign through them throughout the country. (symbolic image)
Special plans are launched for children and pregnant women
Along with this, the Mission Indradhanush Yojana, under which the target was set to ensure 100% vaccination of pregnant women with children up to two years of age. Vaccines for 12 diseases are now administered at Mission Indradhanush. So far 4.10 million children have been vaccinated. Intensified Mission Indradhanush 4.0 was launched in February 2022, under which more than 30 million pregnant women and 26 million children are to be covered annually through the Universal Program on Immunization.
Ayurveda was also accepted
The Modi government set up the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority in 2014. Under it, by controlling the cost of diabetes, cardiovascular, expensive cancer drugs, stents and knee implants, consumers reduce the cost of illness Each year, consumers have been saved $8.4 billion by lowering the prices of drugs and medical devices.
Arogya Mitra assistance is being provided to the beneficiaries of the Ayushman Bharat scheme in the state.
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At the same time, the number of doctors in government rural health centers is increasing. Along with this, the medical colleges in the country, which were 387 till 2013, have increased to 596 now. The post graduate medical seats which were earlier 51348 till 2013-14 are now 89875. Similarly the post graduate medical seats were 31185 till 2013-14 which have now become 60202. Most importantly, the average age of the common man has reached 70.19 years during PM Modi’s tenure. In 2000, people’s life expectancy used to be 62.28 years.
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FIRST PUBLICATION: August 12, 2022, 10:00 AM IST