Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state's health performance was the best in the country because of policies aimed at improving the public health system.
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.
Vijayan wrote on Twitter, "In @NITIAayog's HealthIndex, Kerala has once again emerged as the best-performing major state. The policy that focuses on developing the public health system, as well as the dedication of our health personnel to assure its success, are the main reasons for this achievement."
Kerala remained the best-performing state in the health metrics, according to the NITI Aayog's "The Healthy States, Progressive India" report, while Uttar Pradesh ranked last. NITI Aayog, the Union Health Ministry, and the World Bank compiled the data. The fourth round of the Health Index looked at the years 2019 and 2020. (Reference year). According to the government think tank's research, Tamil Nadu and Telangana are the second and third top performers on health metrics, respectively.