Q. With reference to the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), consider the following statements:
1.It aims at providing affordable online digital health services only to the marginalized section of the society.
2.It is one of the e-governance initiatives of the government in the healthcare.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement 1 is incorrect. NDHM aims to create a management mechanism to: (a) Process digital health data and facilitate its seamless exchange; (b) Develop registries of public and private facilities, health service providers, laboratories and pharmacies; (c) Support clinical decision-making as well as offer services like telemedicine.
Statement 2 is correct: It is one of the e-governance initiatives of the government in the healthcare.