Bhubaneswar, December 10: Odisha has bagged first prize for generation of highest number of ABHA (Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts) IDs during Universal Health Coverage Day-2022 campaign in the State.
On behalf the State Government and State Health and Family Welfare Department, National Health Mission MD Dr Brundha D received the coveted award from Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on the occasion of Universal Health Coverage Day celebration at Varanasi on Saturday.
In response to Government of India’s target of 21.90 Lakh ABHA IDs creation, Odisha has created 43,61,895 (199%) number of ABHA IDs by using different portals.
As a result, Odisha has been ranked Top among all States/UTs in India. Top 10 ranking districts in India are from Odisha.
ABHA ID is a unique health ID for citizens to access medical records anytime and any where in India. It gives complete digitized history of their health which gives a better understanding of their health status to doctors for appropriate and timely diagnosis.