MoS health blames ministry babus' for pending projects

Dinesh Trivedi says bureaucrats not moving his projects forward


Sonal Matharu | July 9, 2010

A transparent healthcare delivery system is needed in India which should reach even the lowest sections of the society, said minister of state for health Dinesh Trivedi here on Friday at the third Medical Technology Conference 2010 organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

To make the healthcare delivery transparent, Trivedi said that working with members of the Knowledge Commission and volunteers from different universities across the world, he has designed three projects – Indian Health Portal, National Emergency Medical Services and Indian Health Information and Development Network – the prosposals for whicha re gathering dust at the ministry.

“I completed the work on these projects last April. They are still lying with the ministry. I worked with a lot of zeal on the project. Now it is up to the government to take charge or to throw it out. The systems we operate under need to change,” he said, coming hard on the beaurocracy again after his recent stunt in the media.

Meanwhile, stakeholders from the healthcare industry talked about bringing in standardization and regulation for better healthcare delivery. Sangita Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Health Street Limited said that there is a need for a system of recording medical information at all healthcare delivery centres including the primary health centres.



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