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Ayurvedic dispensaries to be Transformed to AYUSH Health and Wellness Centres

In an attempt to promote preventative healthcare under the National AYUSH Mission, ayurvedic dispensaries in 10 areas of this country, such as Gurugram, are presently being converted to AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy) Health and Wellness Centres (AHWCs).

By the directives provided by the Prime Minister’s Office in February, AYUSH ministry must operate 10 percent of the 1.5 lakh wellbeing and health centers as part of their Ayushman Bharat. As many as 12,500 AHWCs must be operational across the nation. “According to the directives, the existing ayurvedic dispensaries have been converted to AHWCs. Through these centers, yoga is going to be encouraged, along with a yoga teacher, will also be appointed. Additionally, a diagnostic facility is going to be opened to run minor evaluations,” she explained.

Health employees — licensed societal wellbeing activist (ASHA) and auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) — have been roped in to expand the outreach of AHWCs. “Ordinarily, ASHAs, and ANMs are delegated under the health ministry. Now, however, they’ll also be working together with the brand new medical officer (AMO) that will be designated as neighborhood health club (CHO),” explained Bangar.

About Monday, Keshani Anand Arora, state chief secretary at a video conference with all the officers of the district government took a synopsis of the continuing preparation before the inauguration of AHWCs. She stated that the PM might talk with the team current and the sarpanch throughout the video conferencing.