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Second rank for J&K in country for Non Communicable Diseases Screening

Last Updated on December 13, 2021 at 8:22 pm

Jammu & Kashmir was adjudged as second best in Non Communicable Diseases Screening in the country for which an award was presented by Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare to Mission Director, NHM, J&K Yasin M. Choudhary and his team at a National level event in New Delhi.

Mission Director, NHM, J&K, Yasin M Choudhary while giving details regarding the development said that under Comprehensive Primary Health Care the main focus is on Universalization of health Care Services by providing affordable, acceptable and quality Health Care Service at doorstep of every citizen.

Non Communicable Diseases being the common cause of Death among 30 years Plus Population, its early detection and timely treatment is the major focus under Ayushman Bharat- Comprehensive Primary Health Care. In this regard a special drive was launched for NCD Screening and Wellness activities under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahatsov from 16th November to 11th December 2021, where all the Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centres actively screened 30-Plus Population for Hypertension, Diabetes, and three leading Cancers (Oral, Breast & Cervical), he added.

A total of 3,09,541 persons were screened for Hypertension 2,94,592  for Diabetes, 2,51,758 for Oral Cancer, 1,26,564 for Breast Cancer and   42,866 for Cervical Cancer during the campaign.