Provision of effectual health services in each village is State’s priority
12th July 2019
Director General Shri Parshuram duirng lecture series at AIGGPA Bhopal, July 12, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): Provision of effectual health services in each village is part of state government’s priority. This was said by the Director General of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis (AIGGPA) Shri R. Parshuram, while expressing his views on the subject “Comprehensive Healcare for Rural Poor” during a lecture series “Asardaar Parivartan-Tikau Parinaam”. He mentioned that the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute will be benefitted by the experiences of Jan-Swasthya Sahyog Sansthan. This institute has done a commendable work in providing health services to the villages. The Co-Founder of Jan Swasthya Sahyog-Ganyari, Bilaspur Dr. Raman Kataria informed that the institute was established in the year 1999 by 6 doctors of AIIMS, New Delhi. The institute on the basis of partnership model has played an important role in rural areas for prevention of diseases like mother and infant infectious diseases, malnutrition and T.B. This work is being done by the institute in 70 villages. Moreover, work is also being done by the institute in 6 districts of Madhya Pradesh. He further stated that medical requirements could be fulfilled at local level by making Asha workers competent at community level. He laid emphasis on use of generic medicines in place of costly medicines. Shri Kataria said that balance diet in childhood could save from many diseases. The Chief Advisor of the institute Shri M.M. Upadhyaya said that result of the works carried out by the Jan-Swasthya Sahyog Sansthan reflects from the health index of that particular area.