Swasthya Sathi covers more families than Ayushman Bharat hospitalisation easier
| Saturday | 9th November, 2019
Kolkata: The state government on Friday issued a statement explaining why Swasthya Sathi is more people-friendly than Ayushman Bharat.
In Bengal, Ayushman Bharat targeted 1.12 crore families while under Swasthya Sathi at least 1.5 crore families have been covered.
It may be mentioned that all the 1.12 crore families covered by Ayushman Bharat have already been covered by Swasthya Sathi.
Swasthya Sathi scheme was launched by the state Health and Family Welfare department on December 30, 2016 which is earlier than Ayushman Bharat.
Under the Swasthya Sathi scheme, the Health departments keeps in touch with the stakeholders and their feedback is taken.
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