05 June 2017 | News
The 10th CRM team visited 16 States/UTs, including 9 High Focus States including 3 North-Eastern States, 5 Non- High Focus States and 2 UTs
Tenth Common Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission was recently released by J P Nadda, Union Health Minister.
Speaking at the function Nadda Said, “Strong healthcare systems are required to be put in place and time-bound and structured disease elimination plans need to be developed. Ensuring quality of healthcare in public and private sector is our key priority. However, new challenges demand we make innovative strategies and encourage new ideas and innovations and take advantage of them so that nobody is left untouched of our services.”
Healthcare service delivery has improved in terms of quality and content of care, as evidenced by increased footfalls, for not just institutional delivery but also for outpatients and inpatients. Several new initiatives have been launched in the last three years, targeted towards expanding access and reducing costs, as the Ministry moves along the path to universal health care.”, he added
Assuring full support to the states, he also urged the states to come forward with their proposals for rolling out innovative programmes for delivery of services. The Health Minister informed that under the universal screening of common NCDs program, everyone above the age of 30 years will be screened in the 100 districts of the country in the first phase.
Addressing the participants, Faggan Singh Kulatste, Minister of State (Health & Family Welfare) said “NHM has led to improved health outcomes and health indicators due to strengthened system of healthcare delivery. National Health Mission continues to play an important role in strengthening public health systems at state and sub district levels”
Speaking at the function, Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (Health & Family Welfare), said, “CRM is an important mechanism for review of NHM as it helps in conducting intense interaction at the ground for review of processes and quality. She urged the states for developing innovative strategies for universal health coverage and highlighted the key findings of the CRM report.”
C.K. Mishra, Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) stated, “The inputs of CRM are very important to make the analyses the driving force for improvement of NHM. CRM provides the platform for critical analyses which is very unique to NHM. It assesses the quality parameters of the programme and gives us details about the returns on the investment.”
The 10th CRM team visited 16 States/UTs, including 9 High Focus States including 3 North-Eastern States, 5 Non- High Focus States and 2 UTs.