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=> Recently, the Health Department, Government of Bihar has decided to make 100 additional Primary Health Centers (APHCs) as model hospitals, taking initiative to improve health facilities in remote rural areas in the state.
=> By making 100 APHCs as model hospitals in the financial year 2022-23, people will get the facility of diagnosis of serious diseases and initial treatment of all diseases.
=> In these 100 APHCs, arrangements will be made for strengthening the infrastructure, construction of rooms as per requirement, testing equipment etc. under the National Health Mission.
=> The State Health Committee has expressed the need to develop APHC as a model hospital under the proposed plan budget proposal for the year 2022-23 before the Union Ministry of Family and Health Welfare, Government of India.
=> Implementation will start after the Central Government approves this proposal and allocates the amount.
=> Health Sub Centers and APHCs are being upgraded and converted into Health and Wellness Centers. At the same time, by strengthening the infrastructure in the model APHC, facilities for initial treatment will be provided to the patients there.
=> One doctor, two ANMs will be deployed in APHC. Along with this, all facilities related to non-communicable diseases, diabetes, blood pressure and other diseases, telemedicine facilities including vaccination facility will also be made available in these hospitals.
=> Apart from this, other facilities will also be available along with pregnancy and childbirth care, newborn and child health care, child and adolescent health care, family planning, contraceptive services, communicable disease management, non-communicable diseases screening and referral and follow-up arrangements.
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