This World Health Day notes over a year of fighting the pandemic together by the worldwide neighborhood. The theme chosen for this year, ‘constructing a fairer and also healthier world for everybody’, might not have been better suited as it falls on everyone to jointly make sure that our plans, programmes as well as actions are assisted in the direction of a healthier future for all.
It has come to be increasingly apparent that the health and wellness of a population is fundamentally based on reasonable accessibility to social items and also solutions within the society. Health equity and also social justice are interlinked.
This past year has actually brought home to us the requirement to make sure universal access to medical care services, covering from preventive to alleviative for every as well as every person, regardless of their socio-economic standing.
Giving universal health and wellness coverage, based upon a strong foundation of primary health care solutions ensures individuals have access to detailed care, varying from promotive as well as precautionary to therapy, recovery as well as palliative treatment.
India released its flagship Ayushman Bharat program on these lines, which has two components.
The very first endeavours establishment of 150,000 Health as well as Wellness Centres to provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care while also concentrating on wellness promotion, condition avoidance, as well as multi-sectoral actions for social advancement in which residents are active participants.
The 2nd element is the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana which provides cashless cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family members annually for additional and tertiary treatment.
The assurance of access to additional and tertiary look after more than 500 million of our citizens is an amazing action in the direction of fair arrangement of healthcare solutions.