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HIMACHAL BAGS AWARD FOR GOOD PRACTICES IN HEALTH IN NATIONAL SUMMIT

November 20, 2019 06:46 PM

Shimla (Vijyender Sharma)

Himachal Pradesh has been awarded for oral presentation on 'Mukhya Mantri Kshay Rog Nivarna Yojna' (MMKRNY) during national summit on good, replicable practices and innovations in public healthcare system under National Health Mission (NHM) organised at Gandhi Nagar in Gujarat from 16th to 18th November, 2019.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Vipin Singh Parmar revealed here today that the presentation was given by Managing Director, NHM and Special Secretary, Health, Dr. Naveen Jindal who also received this prestigious award. TB Mukt Himachal mobile App, which was launched in the State for generating awareness regarding tuberculosis, also received an award.

He said that the State has also been awarded for the innovative scheme under which pivogian tax of rupee one per liquor bottle has been levied, due to which revenue amounting to about rupees eight crore has been generated and being spent on emergency services. Apart from this, 104 Comprehensive Call Centre, which has been playing a significant role in providing health related consultation, has also been awarded.

The Health Minister said that this was the sixth edition of the Summit in which more than 300 participants were present. As many as 37 good practices were presented and 73 emerging Good Practices were showcased.

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