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Free Diagnostics Service Initiative

Free Diagnostics Initiative launched in 2015 under National Health Mission by MoHFW .

Objectives of FDSI:

  • Provide accessible, affordable and quality diagnostic services in all public health facilities up to district hospitals.
  • Reduction of direct cost on diagnostics causing an impact on OOPE on healthcare.
  • Provision of free of cost, extended list of tests up to district hospitals.
  • Utilizing the capacity of private service providers in supporting NHM to provide essential diagnostic services.
  • Strengthening diagnostic services in states/UT's that operate on in-house capacity of the healthcare facilities.


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