Why In News?
On December 9, 2022, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel tweeted that the fourth finance working group meeting of G-20 will be held in Chhattisgarh in September 2023.
- Significantly, after getting the responsibility of the G-20 group, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had talked about holding the grouping meeting in different states and states of the country, so that other countries of the grouping get acquainted with India's culture and folk art.
- The Prime Minister held a high-level meeting through video conferencing regarding preparations for India's chairmanship of the G-20, in which Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, Governor of Chhattisgarh Anusuiya Uikey, including Governors, Deputy Governors and Chief Ministers of all states joined in.
- Addressing the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said That India has got an excellent opportunity to chair the G-20. In this, all the states will get an opportunity to show their art, culture and their uniqueness.
- He said that more than one lakh important persons from G-20 countries will attend meetings, conferences in different states of the country. For this, all the states should also add some new programs on their behalf. State universities, school students, voluntary organizations should also be associated with G-20 programs.
- He said that the states should specially showcase the development work done by the women of their area.
- The 18th G-20 Summit, chaired by India, will be held in New Delhi in 2023. The conference will be held on the ideal of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'. The Summit will be held in New Delhi on 09 and 10 September 2023 and there will be 215 meetings at a total of 56 locations in all states of India, including the state of Chhattisgarh.
Why In News?
On December 9, 2022, according to the information given by the Chhattisgarh Public Relations Department, Chhattisgarh will be honored in a program organized by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on December 10-11 in Banaras on the occasion of Universal Health Coverage Day.
- Significantly, the Government of India is honoring the states that have achieved 100 percent target in the operation of health and wellness centers. Chhattisgarh has made more centers functional than the target set for the operation of health and wellness centers by December 2022.
- Chhattisgarh had a target of upgrading a total of 4825 primary health centers, sub-health centers and urban health centers to operate as health and wellness centers. At present, 62 more i.e. 4887 centers are operating in the state than this target.
- Community Health Officers (CHO) have been appointed in sub-health centers health and wellness centers to provide universal primary health care and better health services to the people of the state.
- These centres include antenatal care and delivery, newborn health and immunization, family planning and reproductive health, National Health Programme and communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases screening and management, mental health screening and management, outpatient care and management for common diseases, eyes, nose and ears. Twelve types of health services such as general care of throat, oral health care, elderly health care and emergency care are being provided.
- Health and wellness centers also provide free check-ups for diseases like blood pressure, diabetes and cancer of people above 30 years of age. Their patients are also given free medicines and consultations as per the need.
- Along with treatment in health and wellness centers, people are encouraged to have a healthy lifestyle. Yoga and wellness activities are also being conducted through these centers to make people aware of health.
- Due to the treatment in these centers in the village itself, the crowd at the community health centers has reduced. Due to this, patients do not have to travel much distance for treatment. When a person shows symptoms of serious illness, he is informed in time so that he can get his treatment done on time.
- The Health Department is working towards making all the medicines needed available at the Health and Wellness Centers so that primary and regular treatment can be possible in the village itself.
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