MP Sanajaoba questions on rise of Kidney disease in NE


Imphal: Union minister of state for Health and Family Welfare, Bharati Pravin Pawar said last year till December a total of 11,423 patients were recorded for kidney transplant in the country.

Bharati was responding on the parliamentary floor of the ongoing budget session of the on-going Parliament session against the unstarred question raised by MP Rajaya Sabha, Leishemba Sanajaoba on Tuesday.

Seeking information from the minister of health and family welfare, Leishemba also raised queries on whether the chronic kidney diseases amongst the youths below 25 years is on the rise in the North East (NE); if so, whether there was any survey or attempt made to find out the reason behind it; if not, the reasons therefor; whether it is a fact that many cases of Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD) were detected in the youths of NE particularly of Manipur; and whether government would undertake a survey and proper investigation, to find the fact behind, it to save many precious lives and the details in this regard?

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Responding to the unstarred questioned raised by Rajya Sabha MP, MoS health and family welfare, Bharati informed the parliamentary floor that as per study of health of the nation’s state India State Level disease burden recorded in 2016, the total number of death poll due to non-communicable disease is 61.8 per cent. She said as per information provided by National Health System Resource Centre (NHSRC), no death poll data had been recorded for north east under age of 25 years.

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She informed the House that under Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme, Health and Family Welfare ministry has been providing assistance while constructing hemodialysis centers to the district hospitals and peritoneal dialysis service centers of several states and union territories.

The ministry is also taking initiatives to avail the benefits of dialysis to various communities and under ‘one nation one dialysis’ for establishment of renal register to various states and union territories IT dashboard (PMNDP) has been launched, she added.

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Adding her notes, dialysis patients are providing the benefits to register at PMNDP portal with (Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission) ABHA ID. The portal has been functioning across the state, she informed.


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