Minister Harish Rao revealed that the best medical services are being provided to the people in Telangana. NITI Aayog has identified Telangana as the 3rd state providing the best medical services in the country. CM KCR is giving high priority to the medical sector in the state.
Health Minister Harish Rao said that CM KCR is giving the highest priority to the medical sector in Telangana. Niti Aayog has identified Telangana as the 3rd state providing the best medical services in the country. On the occasion of Harish Rao’s completion of one year as the Minister of Health, he released the development report of the year.
Telangana is the third state with the lowest maternal and child mortality rate. While the infant mortality rate in the state was 39 in 2014, it has come down to 21 at present. We provide nutrition kits to poor women. The number of deliveries in government hospitals increased by 61 percent. We give high priority to normal delivery. We have also given incentives for normal deliveries. 13.91 lakh people have benefited through KCR kit.
We have done 2.57 lakh surgeries in 2021 and 3.04 lakh surgeries in 2022 in government hospitals. In 2022, 5.40 lakh deliveries were made and 3.27 lakh deliveries were made in any government hospital. About 62 percent deliveries are taking place in government hospitals. We have increased deliveries in hospitals to 99.9 percent. The number of mothers who die during delivery is only 43 in Telangana. We have installed typhoid scanning machines in government hospitals.
We have set up an infection control team in every hospital. With the provision of facilities, the number of people coming to government hospitals has increased. With the increase in facilities, the number of patients coming to government hospitals has increased. In 2021, 4 crore 21 lakh people received OP services in government hospitals. In 2022, more than 4 crore 60 lakh people will use OP services. The number of inpatients has also increased by over 30 lakhs. In 2022, 47 lakh people took treatment in Basti Davakhanas.
Through NCDC screening, we are going to the house and doing the tests. We provide free dialysis services to people in government hospitals. We are building a 2,000-bed super specialty hospital at a cost of Rs.11 hundred crores in Warangal. We are building four super specialty hospitals all over Hyderabad. We have taken measures to increase the number of beds in NIMS Hospital from 1,489 to 3,489. As part of Telangana Diagnostics, we have conducted more than one crore medical tests for free.
Currently there are T diagnostics hubs in 22 districts in the state. Last year 8 medical colleges were made available in the state. 9 more new medical colleges will come up this year. With the establishment of medical colleges, the poor will get access to education as well as medicine. There are 19 MBBS and 7 post graduate seats for every lakh population in the state.’ Minister Harish Rao revealed.