The new health policy will also ensure free healthcare services to each in the state. No one will be deprived of free treatment as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has stressed for 'Health Care For All', Das said, while addressing a conference of chief district medical officers here on Wednesday. Das asked the CDMOs to prepare a 100-days action plan for ensuring quality health service to all.
"The focus has shifted from fragmented service delivery approach to comprehensive and determined method for quality health care," the minister said.
Efforts are on to make Odisha a surplus state in the field of doctors and paramedics, he said. On the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), Das said, 70 lakh families are covered under this flagship programme.