’75/25′ initiative launched by Union Health Ministry for people with high blood pressure, diabetes

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  • The Union Health Ministry has launched a bold initiative to screen and provide standard care to 75 million individuals suffering from hypertension and diabetes by 2025.
  • This significant announcement was made during the G20 co-branded event called “Accelerating the Prevention and Management of Hypertension and Diabetes,” which was organized by the Union Health Ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • This initiative has been launched by the Union Health Ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • Under this plan, 75 million people with hypertension and diabetes will be placed on standard care by 2025 through primary health centres.
  • 40,000 primary health care medical officers will be trained on standard treatment workflow for NCDs to realize health services closer to the community through an empowered portal.

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