Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the launch of the National Digital Health Mission under which every Indian will get a health ID that will store the individual’s medical records.
In his Independence Day address, the Prime Minister said the Mission will help reduce problems in getting treatment in various health facilities in the country and herald a new revolution in the sector.
“From today, a big campaign is being launched in which technology will play a big role. The National Digital Health Mission is being launched today. This will bring a new revolution in India’s health sector and it will help reduce problems in getting treatment with the help of technology,” he said.
“Every Indian will be given a health ID. This health ID will work as each Indian’s health account,” Mr. Modi saidIn his speech, he talked about various things. Right from COVID-19 to the ‘COVID Warriors’ to the soldiers protecting our borders, these were some of the highlights of his address. He also spoke of women empowerment and the initiatives the government has brought about for the women of this country.
Modi said in a part of his speech, “The government has always been concerned about the health of our daughters and sisters. Through 6000 Janaushdhi centers, about 5 crore women have got sanitary pads at Re 1.”
Along with this, he also mentioned the work that is done by them towards eradicating malnutrition among women, more women in combat roles for the Navy and the Air Force, and the abolishing of Triple Talaq for Muslim women.