Health Ministry collaborates with Tata Trusts, Dell
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recently exchanged MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform for nationwide prevention, control, screening and management programme of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare presided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) IT Solutions.
Preeti Sudan, Secretary (Health) , Burzis Taraporewala, Senior Adviser, Tata Trusts and Sarv Saravanan, Senior Vice President, Dell EMC COE and Jeremy Ford, Director, Dell Giving were also present at the MoU exchange ceremony.
The NCD screening programme addresses Hypertension, Diabetes, Oral, Breast and Cervical cancers and covers all men and women over the age of 30 years. The programme, which is one of the modules in Ayushman Bharat’s Comprehensive Primary Healthcare (CPHC) Initiative, is currently being deployed in about 200 districts across the country.
Through implementation of the software, it will also be possible to track health trends across the country. Aimed at bringing healthcare technology transformation in Comprehensive Primary Health Care NCD program under Ayushman Bharat, the Health Ministry is working with Dell as technology partner and the Tata Trusts as deployment partner.