From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : Ayushman Bhav Campaign
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- The President of India, Mrs. Murmu, virtually launched the Ayushman Bhav campaign and the Ayushman Bhava portal.
Ayushman Bhav Campaign
- The Ayushman Bhav campaign aims to deliver healthcare services to the remotest corners of India, playing a pivotal role in achieving the campaign’s ambitious objectives.
- It is designed to ensure that every individual receives essential health services, aligning with the overarching goals of Ayushman Bhav.
- The campaign’s goals, include-
- Facilitating access to Ayushman cards
- Generating ABHA IDs
- Raising awareness about critical health schemes and disease conditions, such as non-communicable diseases, tuberculosis, and sickle cell disease.
Three Components of Ayushman Bhav:
- President highlighted the three integral components of Ayushman Bhav:
- Ayushman – Apke Dwar 3.0
- Ayushman Melas at Health and Wellness Centres (HWC) and Community Health Clinics (CHC)
- Ayushman Sabhas in every village and panchayat
- These components are expected to accelerate the delivery of healthcare services at grassroots levels, contributing to the creation of a healthier nation.
Back2Basics: Ayushman Bharat Scheme
|Objective||Universal Health Coverage and Financial Protection|
|Components||1. Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)
2. Health and Wellness Centers (HWCs)
|Target Beneficiaries||Economically disadvantaged families, rural populations, vulnerable communities|
|Coverage||Health insurance for eligible families, covering various medical expenses|
|Services Offered||Comprehensive healthcare services, including preventive, promotive, and curative care|
|Impact||Improved health indicators, reduced financial burden on beneficiaries, enhanced healthcare infrastructure|
|Vision||To make healthcare a fundamental right for all Indian citizens|