NITI Aayog to organize dialogue on health system for a new India

Attended by key stakeholders, the first event shall be a conference on "Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks" on 30th November at New Delhi


New Delhi: Starting today, the NITI Aayog will begin a series of Development Dialogues to engage experts, thought leaders and government stakeholders across key avenues of long-term social and economic development.

The first event shall be a conference on “Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks” on today, 30th November at new Delhi. The conference will feature senior government functionaries, and eminent national and international experts in the healthcare space.

The idea of a health system pertains to integrating existing and future programmes, financing, human resources and policies related to all dimensions of healthcare within the fabric of an all encompassing, inclusive, long-term, stable system.

The conference, as per NITI Aayog, is also an attempt by it to begin conversations around the mandated 15 year vision document for the country as a whole.

The discussions shall include topics related to achieving standardized delivery of health across all levels of care in India’s mixed healthcare system, leveraging IT for healthcare and importantly, in a fiscally constrained environment, how can existing healthcare funds be mobilized more effectively and efficiently.