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community, the Trusts are implementing health   Communicable Diseases: The focus here is on preventing
 interventions under four themes, with a need to   the spread of communicable diseases through various
 The biggest barrier to healthcare planning and delivery is   create timely access to primary care and improve   initiatives.  For  example,  the  Malaria-Free  Odisha
 a lack of real-time data on healthcare needs, disease   quality of care in project areas. These include:  programme ensures community empowerment to fight
 burden and its spread, poor governance, and monitoring   Malaria with resources and awareness, while grants given
 of existing facilities, especially in Primary Health Centres   Health Systems Strengthening: It involves collaborating   to academic organisations ensure research and advocacy
 (PHCs) and  Community Health Centres  (CHCs). Training   with central and various state governments, providing   to combat diseases, such as Tuberculosis and AIDS.
 and capacity  building  at  government health  facilities  is   technical and technological support for capacity building
 limited only to select health programmes. Interpersonal   among a public health workforce, improved utilisation of   KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
 communication skills, administrative skills, monitoring and   health facilities, and data driven decision making through
 supervision, and soft skills are largely absent in the health   technical support units. Interventions are currently   •  52,206,553 screenings were undertaken; 600,676
 system and this lacuna directly a ects service delivery to   ongoing in Maharashtra, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh,  referrals were made, 7,058,274 individuals were
 the community. The sub-optimal provision of healthcare   and Chhattisgarh.  examined, 2,415,904 individuals were diagnosed, and
 services at primary and secondary care centres further   2,933,771 individuals underwent treatment using CPHC
 burdens  tertiary care centres, resulting in patient   Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs): To prioritise early   (Comprehensive Primary Health Care) software.   screening,  early detection,  linkage, and  treatment of
                                                                                         CHDs. Around 13,000 children were screened, and
 dissatisfaction and inflated out-of-pocket expenditures for   detection of non-communicable diseases across large
                             • Trainings conducted  on  the NCD  app:  22,112  health    540 CHD surgeries have been conducted so far under
 poor patients. That a significant gap exists in healthcare   populations, the Trusts partnered with the Government
                               professionals were trained during FY 21-22 across 20      the programme.
 human resources in terms of availability, distribution,   of India to provide technical support for a pan-India
                               states  and union territories.  Between November  2021
 capacities, and medical infrastructure, is widely known.   NCD screening initiative. NCD technical support units
                               and March 2022, 830,894 health IDs were created using   • A rehabilitation centre was operationalised for long-stay
 provide expertise at the national level for policy making,
                               CPHC software, as part of the Government of India’s       patients at the Regional Mental Hospital, Nagpur for
 The Trusts are endeavouring to   issue guidelines,  as well as
                               Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav programme.                        building local civil society collaboration and setting up
 address these challenges by helping   support  over  25  state
                                                                                         community-based  processes.  17  enrolments  have  been
 build a healthy nation where   governments  in  capacity
                             • The Government of India sanctioned  `27 million for       conducted so far.
 quality,  a ordable,  and  building for sta  and the
                               replication of the model Urban Primary Health Centre
 patient-centric healthcare is   adoption of technology for
                               (UPHC) project at three other corporations and          • The Hospital Augmentation Initiative of the Trusts,
 accessible to all Indians. The   e cient  NCD screenings.
                               requested the Government of Maharashtra to expand, as     operationalised in the wake of the second wave of the
 focus remains on improving   The  Trusts  are  also
                               well as deepen the reach of the project. Notably, the     Covid-19 pandemic, addressed some critical healthcare
 access  to,  and  quality  implementing community-
                               model UPHC project was selected as a best practice at     gaps, with a focus on high case-load geographies in
 of  primary  healthcare,  by  based screening initiatives   an Intercity Forum under the PPP (Public Private   some of the underserved and vulnerable communities.
 addressing  the  underlying  with the help of Mobile   Partnership) model for strengthening UPHCs.  This initiative had a very specific  goal, which was to
 challenges in human resources,   Medical Units (MMUs) and                               ensure that hospital beds in tier 2 and tier 3 towns were
 infrastructure, technology adoption,   have adopted telemedicine as   • Over  200,000  telemedicine  consultations  have  made ‘Covid Ready’ in adequate numbers, leading to a
 etc. These levers will assist in better   an approach in Uttar Pradesh and   been  undertaken thus  far under  the  Health  System   multiplier e ect in terms of the number of humans lives
 planning and delivery of healthcare in a   Andhra  Pradesh.  Mental  health  Strengthening (Hyderabad) programme.  saved. This included repurposing existing hospital beds
 cost- e ective manner. A considerable   initiatives under this theme are being          in di erent specialties to deal with Critical Covid Care
 change management e ort, aimed at   implemented   for  face-lifting  • As part of an MoU signed with the Government of   Management, and providing sustainable Oxygen
 technology  adoption  and  better  management  practices   government-run   mental hospitals and  undertaking   Chhattisgarh, the Trusts, through a grant to Sanjeevani   generation methods to cater to Covid-induced
 among care providers, is crucial for the success of these   district-level screening for mental health issues in the   Hospital  (a  Nodal  Centre for  treatment  of Congenital   respiratory distress. In total, 975 beds were set up for
 initiatives. Considering the need for supporting public   Nagpur region of Maharashtra.  Heart Diseases (CHDs)), supported the development of   treatment of Covid-19 at 7 hospitals across 4 states.
 health systems and minimising disease burden in the   a model programme for continuum of care in the

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