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National Health Portal launched to create awareness about health issues

New Delhi: The union ministry of health and family welfare has launched a National Health Portal (www.nhp.gov.in) to provide healthcare information to the citizens of the country.

“This portal will serve as a single point of access for consolidated and authentic information and resources on the health sector to a wide spectrum of users such as academicians, citizens, students, healthcare professionals and researchers,” Union Health Minister J P Nadda said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

The National Health Portal (NHP), which was formally launched on November 14, is presently disseminating information in Hindi, Gujarati, Bangla, Tamil and English, the minister said.

The portal is a comprehensive storehouse of knowledge on all health related matters and is envisaged to create awareness about health issues in the common man, according to an official statement.

Union Health Minister J P Nadda launching the National Health Portal in New Delhi on November 14, 2014. (Photo: PIB)
Union Health Minister J P Nadda launching the National Health Portal in New Delhi on November 14, 2014. (Photo: PIB)

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