Syllabus Section: Polity and Governance/ Government Schemes & Initiatives.
WHY IN NEWS?
The Himachal Pradesh government has launched “Him Suraksha Abhiyan” to sensitize the people regarding Covid-19 pandemic and the campaign also intends to collect the information regarding symptoms of diseases like TB, Leprosy, sugar and blood pressure by door to door campaign throughout the State.
• The campaign is being launched from 25th November and will continue till coming 27th December, across the State.
• Under the campaign not only symptomatic patients with probable Covid-19 would be detected but patients with other ailments would also be listed.
• Under this Abhiyan about 8000 teams comprising of Health, Ayurveda, Women and Child Development, Panchayat Raj Departments, District Administration and NGOs would be involved in this campaign.
• It would ensure door to door data collection of health parameters of the people.
Source: The News on All India Radio (AIR)