Lok Sabha Parliamentary Q & A

Lok Sabha Parliamentary Q & A on Organ Donation & Transplantation

 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

 

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2791

ANSWERED ON 07.02.2014

 

DIALYSIS FACILITY


 2791 .  Meghwal Shri Arjun Ram

            Ramshankar Dr.

 

 Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-

 

(a) whether the Government hasreceived requests from various States forsetting up of dialysis units in hospitalsunder National Rural Health Mission(NRHM);

 

(b) if so, the details thereof and the actiontaken by the Government in this regardalong with the funds allocated to the Statesduring each of the last three years andcurrent year for the purpose, State/UTwise;

 

(c) whether the Government proposesto provide dialysis facilities in each of the district in the country; and

 

(d) if so, the details thereof and the timeby which the said facility is likely to be made available in each district in thecountry?

 

ANSWER

 

THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD)

 

(a): A few states have submitted proposals for setting up of dialysis units in hospitals under NRHM.

 

(b): The details of support provided for dialysis units under NRHM is as under:

 

State

2012-13

2013-14

Kerala

Rs.210 lakhs for dialysis unit in 14 district hospitals

Rs.Rs.260/- lakhs for dialysis units in 10 district /general hospitals

Maharashtra

-

Rs. 230 lakhs to establish dialysis units in 23 district hospitals

Andhra Pradesh

Rs.200 lakhs for Dialysis unit and blood bank

-

 

(c): Under the National Health Mission (NHM), states would be supported to provide facilities for diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney diseases including dialysis at district hospital level. Support under NHM would be provided to the States/UTs based on the requirements posed by the States/UTs in their Programme Implementation Plans and availability of funds. 

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