Policy Advise and Implementation Support
IGUHC works closely with National Health Authority under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and with selected state governments to provide policy advise and implementation support in the areas of Universal Health Coverage, Health Systems Strengthening, Social Health Insurance and health security. Other government ministries/agencies with which IGUCH works closely are NITI Aayog, ESIC, Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE), ICMR etc.
IGUHC activities mainly focus on:
Implementation Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Manati Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) World’s largest health insurance/assurance scheme providing health financial risk protection coverage to nearly 10.74 crores families which is nearly 50 crores (nearly 40%) of Indian population.
Technical Assistance to states in implementing Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Manati Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PMJAY) IGUHC provides technical assistance to nearly 15 states implementing AB-PMJAY. IGUHC support includes, amongst other, in the areas of training and capacity development, research and evaluation, strengthening IT and monitoring systems, information and IEC and operational support.
Policy advise to NITI Aayog, ESIC, Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE), ICMR on various programmes and projects working in the area of Universal Health Coverage.