NITI Aayog releases Report on Building a 21st Century Health System for India.
Nov. 19, 2019

NITI Aayog released the report on ‘Health Systems for a New India: Building Blocks—Potential Pathways to Reforms’.

The report was released by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar in the presence of Bill Gates.

Officials from NITI Aayog, policymakers, and representatives from national and international academia and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation were also present for the event.

The report identified 5 focus areas of the future health system, deliver on unfinished Public health agenda, change health financing away from out of pocket so spend into large insurers, integrate service delivery vertically and horizontally, empower citizens to become better buyers of health, harness the power of digital health.

This report was guided by analysis undertaken by well-known international experts, along with other national counterparts representing the government, private sector, insurance companies, researchers and academia.

The analysis and insights highlight that investments in strengthening the current health system will reap tremendous social and economic dividends for India.

Source : PIB