All should have access to affordable quality health care services-J P Nadda
Union Minister for Health and family welfare Shri. J.P. Nadda is expressing his views on ‘ National Health Policy for India
Empowering Doctors for Healthy India
Healthcare is a comprehensive field which requires support from all relevant stakeholders for optimum delivery .This was stated by Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda at the inaugural ceremony of “All India Medical and Dental Student Conference(Me De Vision 2017) in Navi Mumbai today.He said the aim of the government is to strive for the highest possible health status in the country to ensure that all have access to affordable quality health care services .The Minister declared “communicable diseases are being addressed through various National Health Programmes and health interventions due to which mortality and morbidity of communicable diseases have also been reduced .”
Union Minister for Health and family welfare Shri. J.P. Nadda at inaugural function of All India Medical and Dental Students Conference on ‘Empowering Doctors for Healthy India’
The Minister lamented the fact that the country faces a crippling shortage of doctors. He said “The government of India is tackling this by rapidly increasing the capacity for training undergraduates and postgraduates in existing medical colleges and also by establishing new medical colleges .Existing premier medical colleges are also being upgraded with top class infrastructure and facilities.”The Minister disclosed “During the last three years ,86 medical and 12 dental colleges have been established and seats have been increased ” He said that NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)would benefit students’ fraternity across the country .
Mr Nadda requested the doctors to opt for working in rural and underserved areas .He urged the doctors to always keep the Hippocratic oath in mind and work towards better healthcare for the poor.