All-India electronic database system for healthcare by 2020:
Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on said the government is aiming to establish an electronic database system across all the districts in India.

"We are aiming at establishing an electronic database in all its districts by the year 2020, to reduce the burden of paper-based data collection, recording, and storage," Nadda stated while speaking at '2nd International Conference on Primary Health Care (PHC) towards UHC (United Health Care) and SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals),' organised at Astana in Kazakhstan.

Currently, the Health Ministry have three common applications in use across the country at Health and Wellness Centers -- for Reproductive Child Health (RCH), Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) and TB.


The minister said that other digital Health IT initiatives include an Inter-operable Electronic Health Records (EHR) System, Patient Feedback System (MeraAspatal), Personal Health Record Management System (PHRMS), National Identification Number (NIN) for both public and private health facilities (it is an unique identification number for health facilities).

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