Launch of Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP)

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  • April 7, 2021
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Launch of Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP)

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Health 

In news

  • Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) was recently launched. 
  • Ministry: Ministry of Health 

Key takeaways 

  • IHIP is the next generation highly refined version of the presently used Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP).
  • India is the first country in the world to adopt such an advanced disease surveillance system.
  • It will house the data entry and management for India’s disease surveillance program.
  • In addition to tracking 33 diseases now as compared to the earlier 18 diseases, it shall ensure near-real-time data in digital mode. 
  • It is also the world’s biggest online disease surveillance platform. 
  • It is in sync with the National Digital Health Mission.

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