Unique Health ID

The Unique Health ID or UHID is an effort by the government to have digital health documentation of the citizens. It will enable the patients’ health records to be maintained digitally by hospitals and this will enable people to avail medical treatment in different states seamlessly. The government has planned to link the COVID inoculation program to the program for generating UHIDs. Providing Aadhaar is not mandatory for receiving COVID vaccine shots as any government issued ID proof is accepted.