|HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE|
In accordance with the change overs made in the implementation
of health and family welfare services, the implementing strategy is based on the
decentralised planning at the level of PHC's to improve the quality of health care.
The primary health care is classified into :
The services and the facilities are setup with an objective of achieving the goals of
Medical & Health:In order to provide the qualitative health services many development works have been undertaken in various schemes like
Under this schemes 7 General hospitals, 5 Community centres, 36 Primary health centres(15-New,21 Renovate) and 42 sub centre building are either renovated, repaired or newly constructed.
National Health Programme: Change over is made from the segregated approach to integrated approach even in the extension services of the national health programmes. Household visits of the field staff either with the weekly or fortnightly programme are made for providing survaillance, education and treatment facilities
Especially for tackling the local health problems like 'Handigodu" Syndrome and KFD a key watch survey under the guidance of taluka health oficers and the district survaillance officer is made. Multi-drug theraphy for treating leprosy and T.B,there is a mobile team to treat the leprosy patients at the door-steps. Under family welfare programme, a changeover from the segregated approach to that of integrated approach is made under RCH programme. This means that RCH is equivalent to Family planning + CNAA + prevention of RTI/STD and AIDS + client approach to provide family welfare and health care sevices.
Health interventions and the services at different level i.e district , taluk, PHC and PHU level lie under the following headings.
Community Participation: This is ensured with the training of elected members, teachers, anganwadi workers and even the local N.G.O's. Strategy is target free approach and the health services are being provided according to the local needs of the community
List of Health Institutions
For Further Details Contact :
District Health Officer,
District Health & Family Welfare office,
Shimoga 577 201