J&K Lieutenant Governor e-inaugurates 73 AYUSH Health & Wellness Centres
In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, with the aim of promoting good health and expanding the outreach of comprehensive primary healthcare services to the people of J&K, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today e-inaugurated as many as 73 AYUSH Health & Wellness Centres under Ayushman Bharat across the UT.
AIR Jammu Correspondent reports that while speaking on the occasion, the LG observed that healthcare services in J&K witnessed a revolutionary transformation in the past several months and unprecedented work is being done for advancement and upgradation of medical facilities for ensuring quality and affordable healthcare services in the UT.
He remarked that the Government is making committed efforts to fully integrate AYUSH with the healthcare delivery system, besides promoting good health through preventive, rehabilitative, mitigative and curative interventions of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy. The LG laid special emphasis on creating awareness and sensitizing all stakeholders and health service providers about the strengths of AYUSH systems for optimum utilization of its potential, and revival of the traditional systems of medicine.
The LG also launched “Arogya Siddhi”, a compendium of clinical outcomes of AYUSH Interventions across the UT. Pertinently, out of 73 AYUSH Health & Wellness Centres, Nine are in Udhampur, Seven in Rajouri, Six in Reasi, Five in Baramulla, Four in Budgam, Bandipora, Doda and Ramban, Three in Jammu, Srinagar, Kathua, Kupwara, Poonch, Anantnag and Pulwama, Two in Kulgam, Ganderbal, Shopian, Samba and one in Kishtwar. Out of 571 approved AYUSH Health & Wellness Centres, 94 have been completed in the First phase and 100 others will be completed in the second phase.