NEWS: GIZ India’s IGUHC Organizes the Second ‘Training of Trainers’ Workshop for the DIUs and PMAMs in Collaboration with the National Health Authority (NHA) and National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW)

In October 2023, GIZ India’s IGUHC, in proud collaboration with the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), New Delhi, and the National Health Authority (NHA), successfully organized the second round of a comprehensive 3-day ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop for the District Implementation Units (DIUs) and Pradhan Mantri Arogya Mitras (PMAMs), as part of the Ayushman Bharat AB PM-JAY initiative.
Distinguished participants from the State Health Agencies (SHAs), representing regions like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, and Jharkhand, converged to deepen their knowledge and glean invaluable insights.
The inaugural day at the esteemed National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW) in New Delhi witnessed engaging and informative sessions led by representatives from the National Health Authority (NHA). A diverse array of topics under the AB #PMJAY umbrella were covered, including the Beneficiary Identification System (BIS), Transaction Management System, an overview of the #PMJAY scheme, Standard Treatment Guidelines (STGs), and Claim Adjudication & Audit procedures.
Moving to the second day of the workshop, participants were enriched with insightful presentations and in-depth discussions, skilfully facilitated by officials from the National Health Authority (NHA). The agenda encompassed pivotal topics such as Health Benefit Packages (HBP), Standard Treatment Guidelines (STGs), Hospital Quality – Accreditation and Certification, Hospital Empanelment Module, and the Central Grievance Redressal System (CGRMS).
Esteemed professors from the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW) New Delhi, namely Prof. Utsuk Datta, Prof. Meerambika Mohapatra, and Prof. Neera Dhar, delivered highly engaging, thought-provoking, and interactive sessions. They covered a spectrum of vital topics including facilitation and training skills, soft skills, communication barriers, and micro-teaching.
This carefully selected cohort from the Central states has now transitioned into the second cohort of ‘Master Trainers.’ Their role is pivotal as they embark on a mission to disseminate their enriched knowledge and insights within their regions, serving as beacons in nurturing capacities to navigate the intricacies of the Ayushman Bharat AB PM-JAY scheme. This event stands as a testament to the collective commitment towards strengthening healthcare capacities and driving positive change.
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