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Rajiv Aarogyasri Health Insurance Scheme

Aarogyasri Health Care Trust

Highlights

  • The Government is able to provide insurance coverage of up to `2 lakhs per year on a family floater basis for 1.98 crore families at a cost of only `400 per family per year

Government of Andhra Pradesh has accordingly formulated this scheme for implementation on a pilot basis in three most backward districts of the state. In the state, people living below poverty line require financial protection for the treatment of serious ailments.

To improve access of BPL families to quality medical care for treatment of identified diseases involving hospitalization, surgeries and therapies through identified network of health care providers through a hybrid model consisting of tailor-made policy (serviced by Insurer) and self funded reimbursement mechanism (serviced by Trust) to assist BPL families for their catastrophic health needs without compromising the importance of existing Health Care Delivery system of the Government.

However the scheme is designed in such a way that the benefit in the primary care is addressed through free screening and outpatient consultation both in the health camps and in the network hospitals as part of scheme implementation and areas of catastrophic health expenditure is met by the insurance scheme.

Website: www.aarogyasri.org



Tele Homeopathy Project

Govt of Tripura and National Institute of Homeopathy, Kolkata

Highlights

  • 14238 patients have been consulted till now
  • Completely cured a patient with breathing difficulty from the lower economic strata

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised Homeopathy as an accepted and the second largest system of medicine in the world. Homeopathy provides a new avenue of opportunity for integrating the benefits of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for delivering the Homeopathic treatment across boundaries, distances and time in an effective and accountable manner.

The project has screened about 15,000 patients and nearly 60 percent of them are women and children. With this vision an initiative was undertaken by IL&FS with National Institute of Homeopathy Kolkata in the state of Tripura to overcome all geographical, economic, social barriers faced by the rural citizens and help them in obtaining quality preventive and curative services from Tele- Homeopathy Centers located at their doorsteps.

The objective is to provide quality health care in the villages using Homoeopathic stream of medicine and to enable primary and preventive health care in the region.

Website: www.drjshah.com/HomeopathyIntroduction.aspx



HMRI-SANJEEVANI VILLAGE HEALTH OUTREACH PROGRAM (VHOP)

Health Management and Research Institute

Highlights

  • More than 2 lakh people from the 27 districts of Assam have utilized the services
  • Free lab diagnosis and medication for 30 percent of the population with multiple vulnerabilities

The HMRI ‘Sanjeevani’ – Village Health Outreach Program (VHOP) has been launched in Assam partnering with the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Assam as a PPP model.

The Mobile Health Units (MHUs) operate in collaboration with the local health functionaries like ASHA, Anganwadi Worker, sub center ANM and the village health and sanitation committee. The sole objective of the program is to create a technology-enabled health service that provides comprehensive health services for the identification, treatment and monitoring of select communicable and non-communicable diseases and minor illnesses, thus managing the morbidity and mortality.

Each MHU is equipped with a laptop loaded with the VHOP application software, biometric scanner, webcam, mobile phone, basic diagnostic equipment, consumable to spot test random blood sugar, etc. and medicines.

Website: www.hmri.in/sanjeevani.aspx

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