July 16, 2019

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report in the public domain for inputs from various stakeholders.


  • IT enabled schemes in health sector like Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Reproductive Child Healthcare, NIKSHAY etc. are benefitting the patients at right time with right service delivery.

  • Now, there is a need to ensure convergence across these IT systems to monitor and provide health services in a robust and efficient manner.

  • In this background, Ministry of Health has initiated efforts in the direction of a comprehensive, nationwide integrated e-Health system under National Digital Health Blueprint.

  • The vision of NDHB is to create a National Digital Health Eco-system that supports Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through provision of a wide-range of data, information and infrastructure services, duly leveraging open, interoperable, standards-based digital systems, and ensuring the security, confidentiality and privacy of health-related personal information.

  • It will strengthen the Digital India and accelerate efforts towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

Source : PIB