Government launches new healthcare portals to fulfill global responsibilities

18 August 2023 | News

Our collective efforts will be towards creating a healthcare ecosystem that embraces the voice of every nation, every citizen and every being: Dr Mansukh Mandaviya

Addressing the ‘One Earth, One Health - Advantage Healthcare India 2023 (AHCI)’, organised by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in Gandhinagar, Union Health Minister, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya launched the ‘The Advantage Health Care India - One Stop Digital Portal For Patient’ and ‘Workforce Mobility’, stating  thatthe launch of these two portals is not just a milestone for India, but a significant step towards fulfilling our global responsibilities.

"India has always been at the forefront of healthcare innovation.” Dr Mandaviya further added “Through these portals, we are offering a tangible solution to some of the most, pressing challenges in healthcare today.”

Elaborating on the Indian health system, the Health Minister cited that India today is supported by a workforce of 1.3 Million Allopathic Doctors, 800,000 AYUSH doctors and 3.4 Million Nurses & Auxiliary Nurse and Midwives. Through this highly qualified and skilful workforce, India plans to contribute to an organised system of workforce mobility, wherein India’s healthcare professionals travel to different parts of the world, to serve the global community. 

Dr Mandaviya further emphasised that medical value travel will enable greater knowledge-sharing, sustainable partnerships and increased synergies contributing to building a stronger global health architecture. 

Sarbananda Sonowal noted that the theme of India G20 Presidency ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’ incorporates medical value travel and health workforce mobility as an important facet in its pursuit to build resilient global healthcare systems. 


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