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Coronavirus: Indian Govt launches AarogyaPath portal for healthcare supply chain

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Coronavirus: Indian Govt launches AarogyaPath portal for healthcare supply chain

The Indian government has been launched a new website to help healthcare workers and the industry supply chain effectively deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.

It called Aarogyapath (the path to recovery), launched by CSIR on June 12, 2020. This national healthcare supply chain portal will remove supply chain bottlenecks during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The vision of this initiative is to set up an information management and forecasting database platform at national level. It will capture demand and supply scenarios for key healthcare needs items.

The portal will help healthcare providers tackle a number of issues, such as dependence on limited suppliers, time-consuming processes to identify good quality products, limited access to suppliers etc.

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It is also expected to help manufacturers and suppliers reach customers more efficiently. The beneficiaries will include pathological laboratories, medical stores, hospitals and more, said the ministry.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR said that AarogyaPath will become the national healthcare information platform of choice in the years to come.

It said it will fill a critical gap in last-mile delivery of patient care within India through improved availability and affordability of healthcare supplies.

According to the site, it is part of a larger vision to set up an information management and forecasting database platform at the national level. This will help all stakeholders better gauge demand-supply scenarios for critical items, especially during healthcare emergencies.

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