"One Step" portal to be introduced soon: Union Health Minister
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya lauded the initiatives taken by the prime minister of India
Under the guidance of its Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, India has been able to see a new horizon in terms of development. This development includes upgradation in a broader prospect, engulfing many sectors like educational, financial and medical (or the health sector).
The Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya on May 12 addressed a meeting with the top IFS officers and corporate hospitals of India, where he revealed that India will soon get a "One Step" portal, which will provide all the necessary information related to medical facility and treatment in the country. Regarding the "One Step" portal, Mandaviya added that this portal will provide a cost-effective, accessible and high-quality healthcare ecosystem.
He also stressed that the various challenges stated by the hospitals can be resolved through the collective efforts of the government and the stakeholders. It was added that India is gradually becoming a centre of high excellence in terms of medical treatment and many people from abroad (outside India) also come here to avail the best quality treatment. This is a way has felicitated 'Medical Tourism' in the country. The Indian Government has also introduced the 'Medical Visa' for those who come and stay in India for a longer time for their treatments.
He also stressed that the various challenges stated by the hospitals can be resolved through the collective efforts of the government and the stakeholders.Stressing on the medical sector, the Union Minister said that India has an agreement with Japan to provide skilled nurses.
"We can study the best practices across the globe; however, India should focus to design its own model to establish a cost-effective and high-quality healthcare ecosystem. We need to make health accessible, affordable, and patient-friendly," the statement quoted the minister as saying.
He emphasized the contributions of the hospitals to the successful implementation of any public health scheme. The government is taking various initiatives like 'Heal in India', and 'Heal by India' to promote medical value tourism, the statement said. Mandaviya also highlighted the need to strengthen the approach of hospitals to collaboratively provide high-quality healthcare services and assured the industry of full support in realising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of Universal Health Coverage.
Mandaviya also lauded the dedication which Narendra Modi has put in order to make Ayurveda famous outside India. He added that the launch of AYUSH MARK is a major milestone in the history of Indian Medicine.
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