Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday underlined the need for de-politicising the discussions on health policy and infrastructure and adopting a more holistic approach across the whole spectrum
of the populace.
He also asserted that a new India is prepared to deal with any threat in the healthcare sector.
"A healthy India will be a wealthy India," Mandaviya said speaking at the Public Affairs Forum of India's (PAFI) 9th Annual Forum 2022.
He said the new India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an empowered nation and is well prepared to face any crisis.
The difference has been made by the proactive planning of the prime minister, he said, adding health infrastructure is being propagated across the country via the PPP model with a microcosm of public hospitals mushrooming along with private medical colleges.
Mandaviya said 22 AIIMS have been planned across the country to improve the tertiary level of health infrastructure.
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