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In the NITI Aayog's Health Index, Kerala is the best state, while Uttar Pradesh is the worst

Kerala is once again the top-ranking state in terms of overall health performance among larger states, while Uttar Pradesh is the worst

In the NITI Aayogs Health Index, Kerala is the best state, while Uttar Pradesh is the worst
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According to the fourth Health Index released by Niti Aayog, Kerala is once again the top-ranking state in terms of overall health performance among larger states, while Uttar Pradesh is the worst.

The fourth iteration of the Health Index looked at the years 2019 and 2020. (reference year).

In a tweet, the NITI Aayog said, "The Health Index is a step towards helping States & UTs develop robust healthcare systems, track progress on health outcomes, build healthy competition & encourage cross-learning.''

According to the government think tank's research, Tamil Nadu and Telangana are the second and third top performers on health metrics, respectively.

However, according to the research, Uttar Pradesh came out on top in terms of incremental performance, with the biggest incremental change from the base year (2018-19) to the reference year (2019-20). (2019-20).

Mizoram was the top performer among the smaller states in terms of overall and incremental performance, whereas Delhi and Jammu & Kashmir were among the worst UTs in terms of overall performance but were the best performers in terms of incremental performance.

The World Bank provided technical assistance to the report, which was created in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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