“I had to sell my wife’s gold to afford a dialysis which costs Rs.2500 per day”, says shawl vendor Niyaz Wani who no longer has an income nor benefit from PM’s AyushmanBharat health-insurance scheme that’s knocked out since J&K’s internet blackout began.
There is a huge Healthcare Crisis unfolding in Kashmir. Patients are unable to process their claims under Ayushman Bharat due to internet blackout. Life saving drugs & insulin are in short supply in Srinagar hospital as courrier services are suspended as well.
To know more, watch our ground report from Kashmir and the ongoing health crisis in Srinagar.