Govt working on four fronts to keep India healthy: PM



Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, said that the government is taking a holistic approach to healthcare in the country.

Addressing a webinar on the effective implementation of the Union Budget's provisions in the health sector, Modi said the budget allocated for the health sector now is phenomenal and shows the government's commitment towards this sector.

"To keep India healthy, the government is working on four fronts simultaneously, prevention of illness and promotion of wellness, healthcare access to all, increase in quality and quantity of healthcare infrastructure and professionals, to work on a mission mode to overcome problems," Modi said.

"The world has noted the strength shown by India's health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic," he added, asserting that respect for India's healthcare had gone up during the COVID-19 pandemic.

He also mentioned that the country has to be prepared for the increasing demands for 'Made in India vaccines'. (PTI)


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