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SAMRIDH Initiative

  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 10, Feb 2022
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The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new partnership under the Sustainable Access to Markets and Resources for Innovative Delivery of Healthcare (SAMRIDH) initiative.


  • To improve access to affordable and quality healthcare for vulnerable populations in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, and rural and tribal regions.
    • to combine public and philanthropic funds with commercial capital to create and rapidly scale market-based health solutions.
  • SAMRIDH’s efforts will help reach vulnerable populations, leveraging AIM’s expertise in innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • The collaboration would focus on innovations across the healthcare landscape with the common goal to mount an effective response to the ongoing third wave of COVID-19 and build health system preparedness for future infectious disease outbreaks and health emergencies.