TREATMENT FACILITIES FOR KIDNEY DISEASES

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According to the study report “India: Health of the Nation’s States”- The India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative in 2017 by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the proportion change in Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) number for Chronic Kidney Diseases is 0.8% in 1990 to 1.6% in 2016.

Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme (PMNDP) was launched in 2016 with the objective to provide free of cost dialysis services to all patients Below Poverty Line (BPL) at district hospitals in the country. Under PMNDP, State Governments are supported for providing dialysis services free of cost to the BPL patients under the umbrella of the National Health Mission (NHM).  Financial support is based on the proposals received from the States/UTs as per their case load in their annual Programme Implementation Plans (PIPs).

PMNDP has been implemented in total 35 States/UT, in 569 Districts at 1045 centres by deploying 7129 hemodialysis machines. The details are provided in Annexure.

Treatment of Kidney diseases is also available under Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). Financial assistance is provided to poor patients belonging to families living below poverty line, suffering from major life-threatening diseases including Kidney diseases under Umbrella scheme of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi and Health Minister’s Discretionary Grant (HMDG). Financial assistance upto a maximum of Rs. 1,25,000/- is provided under HMDG to defray a part of the treatment cost and the maximum financial assistance provided under the Umbrella Scheme of RAN is Rs. 15 lakhs. The quality generic medicines are made available at affordable prices to all, under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) in collaboration with the State Governments.                 State/UT wise details of functional Dialysis Centre under PMNDP

S.No. State Name Total No. of functional Dialysis centers as on December 2021
1 A&Nlsland 5
2 Andhra Pradesh 41
3 Arunachal Pradesh 4
4 Assam 31
5 Bihar 35
6 Chandigarh 1
7 Chhattisgarh 8
8 DD&DNH 2
9 Delhi 7
10 Goa 14
11 Gujarat 61
12 Haryana 19
13 Himachal Pradesh 15
14 Jammu & Kashmir 21
15 Jharkhand 19
16 Karnataka 167
17 Kerala 92
18 Ladakh 2
19 Lakshadweep 2
20 Madhya Pradesh 57
21 Maharashtra 47
22 Manipur 7
23 Meghalaya 0
24 Mizoram 3
25 Nagaland 3
26 Odisha 31
27 Puducherry 2
28 Punjab 29
29 Rajasthan 33
30 Sikkim 3
31 Tamil Nadu 121
32 Telangana 43
33 Tripura 7
34 Uttar Pradesh 54
35 Uttarakhand 9
36 West Bengal 50
Total 1045

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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