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Nadda launches ‘tablet’ based health data record system in C’garh

The ‘tablets’ would maintain health records provided by the department pertaining to women and children, an official release issued here said. In the first round, 380 ANM workers will be given the tablets.

Nadda, praising the use of technological advancement in health space, said the system would be used as a model for all states in the country. Launched as a pilot project under National Urban Health Mission, the minister on the occasion distributed the tablets to ANM (Auxiliary nurse midwife) workers.

It an ambitious project in terms of collecting and storing health records and the state government’s step is very much in tandem with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiatives to implement digital India and e-governance projects, Nadda said.

“There are conventional ways of collecting data but this ‘tablet’ will make the process of data collection fast and will enable the health directorate to monitor the records more efficiently. It will also prove to be effective as information of entire family could be gathered which will let the government make better health plans for beneficiaries,” he said, adding that based on the feedback and success, it would be implemented in other states as well.
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