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Health Ministry collaborates with Tata Trusts, Dell

21 September 2018 | News

Aimed at bringing healthcare technology transformation in Comprehensive Primary Health Care NCD program under Ayushman Bharat, the Health Ministry is working with Dell as technology partner and the Tata Trusts as deployment partner.

Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare

Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recently exchanged MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform for nationwide prevention, control, screening and management programme of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare presided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) IT Solutions.

Preeti Sudan, Secretary (Health) , Burzis Taraporewala, Senior Adviser, Tata Trusts and Sarv Saravanan, Senior Vice President, Dell EMC COE and Jeremy Ford, Director, Dell Giving were also present at the MoU exchange ceremony.

The NCD screening program addresses Hypertension, Diabetes, Oral, Breast and Cervical cancers and covers all men and women over the age of 30 years. The programme, which is one of the modules in Ayushman Bharat’s Comprehensive Primary Healthcare (CPHC) Initiative, is currently being deployed in about 200 districts across the country.

Through implementation of the software, it will also be possible to track health trends across the country. Aimed at bringing healthcare technology transformation in Comprehensive Primary Health Care NCD program under Ayushman Bharat, the Health Ministry is working with Dell as technology partner and the Tata Trusts as deployment partner. A cloud-based mobile, web and analytics solution has been developed to digitize health records to aid the population-based screening program, to bring quality health services at door step, to enable increased productivity for health workers and doctors, and to facilitate monitoring of delivery of services by state and district administrators.

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