|Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launches Swasthya Slate project in Jammu and Kashmir|
Swasthya Slate was launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare under the leadership of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Dr Taj Mohi-ud-Din Minister Health and Medical Education, Jammu and Kashmir and other dignitaries in Jammu on March 03, 2014. Jammu and Kashmir has been honoured of becoming the first state in the country to get Swasthya Slate as part of the Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health program in six districts.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has adapted Swasthya Slate as a tool that can help in the delivery of RMNCH+A service.The project aims to provide all ANMs, ASHAs, Doctors, clinics and hospitals in the district of Rajouri, Poonch, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban and Leh with Swasthya Slate system to implement the RMNCH+A program.
Swasthya Slate (Health Tablet) is a bluetooth-enabled integrated diagnostic kit that works with an android based mobile system, to perform 33 diagnostics tests, and is equipped with various applications that are created strategically to increase access to health care and health education in the country.