New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- The private sector can support public-private partnership (PPP) models in creating a network of public health laboratories as well as a stake in Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.

He was addressing a webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions in the Health sector through video conference. "There may also be a partnership on the National Digital Health Mission, digital health records of citizens and other cutting-edge technologies," he said.

In the backdrop of the covid-19 pandemic, the prime minister said that the government is focussing on everything in healthcare sector ranging from medical equipment, medicines, ventilators, vaccines, scie...