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Policy for Tackling Major Diseases

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The Department of Health and Family Welfare is implementing various National programmes on All India basis in relation to a number of diseases including Communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, chickengunya, lymphatic filariasis, Japanese Encephalitis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, HIV-AIDS and non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardio vascular diseases, stroke, deafness, blindness, mental illness, etc.

The Government also implements a National Programme for Policy-for-Tackling-Major-Diseasesuniversal immunization against many vaccine preventable diseases. The activities up to the district level under the disease control programmes are being implemented under the National Health Mission (NHM) which also provides funds for strengthening health systems and infrastructure in the States. An Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) is also implemented with the objective of early detection and response to various disease outbreaks. For each programme, necessary budget is allocated and made available subject to inter-se priorities and availability of funds.

The Health Minister, J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

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