State-level Ayushman Bhav Campaign launched in Manipur

In Manipur, the State-level Ayushman Bhav Campaign was launched on Wednesday (13 September 2023) in Imphal in the presence of Governor Sushri Anusuiya Uikey and State Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. S. Ranjan. As part of the occasion, the Governor led in the pledge for organ donation and also gave away awards to Nikshay Mitra awardees.

During her speech at the event, the Governor highlighted the initiative taken up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that every citizen of India receives good medical facilities and that no person should be left out of receiving medical treatment and healthcare facilities through the Ayushman Bhav campaign. She said that India's goal of universal health coverage will be possible only when every citizen of every village in the country will have access to medical facilities.

The Governor informed that the main focus of the Ayushman Bhav campaign is to increase awareness about various health schemes and to ensure that the benefits of these schemes reach every citizen till the last mile of the country. Health cards will also be provided to eligible beneficiaries of the Ayushman Bharat Scheme as a part of the campaign. Many programmes like Ayushman Aapte Dwar, Ayushman Sabha, Ayushman Mela, School Children Screening, and Ayushman Gram are some of the planned activities, she said.

It may be mentioned that under Ayushman Aapke Dwar, registration of eligible families will be done for Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, and Health Cards will be issued to these families. While, awareness activities regarding health, hygiene, and nutrition will be organised at the village level under the Ayushman Sabha programme.

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