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Digitalisation of AYUSH Grid Project

Current context: AYUSH Grid Project has been conceptualized by the Ministry of AYUSH for digitising healthcare delivery at all levels
Digitalisation of AYUSH Grid Project
  • AYUSH Grid is envisaged to provide a digital ecosystem at all levels of research, schemes, education and health programmes
  • The Grid will provide Information and Communication Technology (ICT) powered network to interconnect all streams of AYUSH
  • The main components of the Grid project are: Education, Health Services, Training, Drug Licencing Portal, Central sector and sponsored schemes, Media outreach, Citizen centric services and Training
  • AYUSH has also launched AYUSH Health Management Information System (A-HMIS) in 2018, which is an IT course for capacity building of AYUSH Doctors by use of Digital Technologies in Healthcare
  • AYUSH sector covers the healthcare systems of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa and Homoeopathy

Question: 

Q.1 AYUSH Grid project was recently in the news, has the purpose of?
a. Expanding Common service centres for healthcare
b. Increasing the AYUSH medicines stock in govt. hospitals
c. Digitalising the AYUSH healthcare at all levels
d. To make AYUSH as a study course in schools/colleges
Digitalisation of AYUSH Grid Project Digitalisation of AYUSH Grid Project Reviewed by Neha on July 20, 2019 Rating: 5

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