Bhubaneswar: Odisha has bagged the 1st prize for the generation of the highest number of ABHA (Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts) IDs during the Universal Health Coverage Day 2022 campaign.
On behalf of the Health & Family Welfare (H&FW) Department, Government of Odisha, Dr Brundha D, Mission Director, National Health Mission, Odisha received the coveted award from Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on the occasion of Universal Health Coverage Day celebration at Varanasi on Saturday, said an official press release.
ABHA ID is a unique health ID for citizens to access medical records anytime and anywhere in India. It gives complete digitized history of their health which gives a better understanding of their health status to doctors and other healthcare providers for appropriate and timely diagnosis and treat across India.
International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC) is celebrated on December 12 every year. The theme for this year is “Build The World We Want: A Healthy Future For All”. To achieve the feat H&FW Department undertook intensive Management Information System (MIS) campaign across the State with special emphasis on ABHA ID creation, improving utilization of e-Sanjeevani (telemedicine services) and strengthening of all e-Health initiative at the Sub-Centre level from October 12- to December 11 this year.
In response to the Government of India target of 21.90 lakh ABHA IDs creation, State has created 43, 61, 895 (199%) number of ABHA IDs by using different portals like NCD portal, RCH portal, e-Sanjeevani, PMNDP & Nikshya Portal (NTEP).
As a result, the State of Odisha has topped among all states/UTs in India. The top 10 ranking districts in India are from State Odisha-Bhadrak, Jajpur, Cuttack, Ganjam, Sundargarh, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapara, Baleswar, Puri, and Keonjhar.
In order to accomplish this Team Health Odisha has shown the highest level of commitment and dedication for achieving this feat for the creation of the maximum number of ABHA IDs in the country, despite several challenges.