Meghalaya Minister Showers Praise On Healthcare Workers

Dr. Lyngdoh presenting the ET awards

Meghalaya Minister Showers Praise On Healthcare Workers

‘Remarkable Resilience And Adaptability’

Dr. Mazel Lyngdoh said the health care  leaders have recognised the importance of building robust and inclusive healthcare for everyone.

Mumbai, 2 July 2 (The CONNECT) , 2023: Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh is all praise for the bravery and resilience displayed by healthcare professionals during the pandemic. 

Speaking at the 6th edition of The Economic Times' Best Healthcare Brands 2023 on Thursday, Dr. Lyngdoh said the country’s healthcare sector has demonstrated remarkable resilience and adaptability, and the leaders in this sector have recognised the importance of building robust and inclusive healthcare for everyone.

“The real change lies in our collective and collaborative strength,” she said. Meghalaya has adopted a positive healthcare model that addresses the technical problems and the socio-economic determinants of its citizens. The three-dimensional approach focuses on building not only the curative aspects of healthcare, but more importantly the preventive and educational aspects, the Minister said.

She explaimed that through the Meghalaya Health and Insurance Scheme, the state is aiming to provide easy access to all segments of society effective healthcare solutions. Meghalaya is one of the few states in India, that has a dedicated Early Childhood Development Mission, launched in 2021, aimed at enabling the state’s children to achieve their full potential by providing good healthcare, nutrition and cognitive development opportunities during early childhood. Meghalaya is a young 51-year-old state and we will learn crucial lessons in these knowledge sharing platforms, she remarked.

The award ceremony also included a panel discussion on the topic of achieving wellness through value-based care, with an emphasis on key elements like innovation, technology, and therapeutics, better and less expensive treatments, utilising data and AI for improvement and optimisation, and challenges and barriers to implementing value-based care, such as data privacy concerns, financial constraints, and resistance to change.  

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