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HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT

Introduction about the Department & organization Structure

District Health and Family Welfare department is working under Zillapanchayath from past 1987 in Tumakuru. It is responsible for implementing all government programs relating to family planning in Karnataka and provides health care services to all the people of the district.

THE ORGANISATION STRUCTURE

District Health And Family welfare Officer

Administrative Office

Programme Officers

Taluk Health Officers

AMOs of  TGH

GA/Superintend/FDA/SDA And office Staff

DRCHO, DPMO, DSO, DTO, DFWO,DMO, DLO, DAPCO, DICDSO

Medical Officers of PHC/CHC Other Paramedical staff

 

Objectives of the Department

Reduction in child and maternal mortality.

Universal access to public services for food and nutrition, sanitation and hygiene, and universal access to public health care services with emphasis on services addressing women’s and children’s health and universal immunization

Prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, including locally endemic diseases

Access to integrated comprehensive primary health care.

Population stabilization, gender and demographic balance.

Revitalization of local health traditions and mainstream AYUSH.

Promotion of healthy life styles.

The programme  and scheme Highlights

The following are the important programmes of Health department and for each programme one programme officer will be act as implementing and monitoring officer.

RCH programme:
A separate programme officer is looking after this programme who is responsible for Maternal and Child Health Services

District Surveillance:
A separate programme officer is looking after this programme who is responsible for control of communicable disease.

Malaria programme:
A separate programme officer is looking after this programme who is responsible for control of Malaria

RNTCP  & NLEP programme:
A separate programme officer for each programme is looking after this programme who is responsible for control of Tuberculosis, Leprosy

IEC/Exhibition/Training
The department is conducting various training programmes to its personnel for the effective implementation of the scheme. An exhibition with respect to health education will be held in Sri. Siddaganga Matt and Pattanayakanahalli every year.

Information Education Communication

IEC/Exhibition/Training and celebration of all National health days and arranged the jatha programme.

Awareness of all National progrsmmes through Janapada kala thanda like Beedio Nataka ,karapoala, Jadu and Veeragase.

All health progrsmmes

through the community radio ,district level press advertisement , ,district level work shop for Zilla panchayath . taluku level work shop for sthree shakthi groups.

An exhibition with respect to health education will be held in sri siddaganga matt and Pattanayakanahalli every year.

We are implementing in this year small exhibition to strenthen the IEC activities where Jathra will be held in seleted Taluk like Sira magodu jathre gubbi channabasaveeshwra ,CN Halli Urus, tumkur Taluk Devarayanadurga jatra and koratagere Taluk Kyamenahalli jathra.

PC&PNDT - 1994Pre-Conception &Pre -NatalDiagnostic Techniques Act-1994

An Act provide for the prohibition of sex selection, before or after conception, and for regulation of pre- natal diagnostic Techniques for the Puposes of detecting genetic abnormalities or metabolic disorder or chromosomal abnormalities or certain congenities malformation or sex-linked disorders and for the prevention of their misuse for sex determiation leanding to female foeticide; and ,for matters vconnected threwith or incidental thereto.

KPME Act -2007 Karnataka Private Medical Establishment Act -2007

An Act Provide for promotion on monitoring of medical establishment .In the state stipulating minimum standard for quality of service in keeping with the principals of medical ethics.

Guidelines and conditions in implementation of programmes:-

District planning sector programmes: in this programme construction of PHC buildings, hospital equipments repairs and instruments will be supplied.

Under NRHM the following programmes are there to give facilities to rural pregnant women through providing free medical facilities and monitory benefits.

Janani Suraksha Yojana:

Under this programme the benefit will be given to the pregnant women who are of BPL, APL of SC&ST with 1st and 2nd live births   as follows:-

SL No

Particulars

Amount

1

Home delivery

500

2

Institutional Delivery

 

a

Rural/LSCS Govt

700

b

Urban

600

c

LSCS Private

1500

Madilu Programme:

Under this programme Madilu kits will be issued to the pregnant women who are of BPL, APL of SC&ST with 1st and 2nd live births in Govt institutions. Sensitization of immunization, High risk pregnancy will be made at the time of Seemantha programme

Prasooti Araike:

Under this programme the benefit will be given to the pregnant women who are of BPL, APL of SC&ST in the 1st trimester Rs.1000/-and after delivery in the Govt. Hospital(1000-JSY Amount)

Universal Immunization Programme:

Under this programme BG,DPT,Polio etc vaccine will be given to 0 to 5 years children to prevent children diseases for free. In the month of January and February of every year Pulse Poilo Immunisation programme will be held to eradicate polio  for the 0 to 5 year childrens

Family Planning:

In this programme all the eligible couples will be motivated to undergo permanent sterilization like tubectomy, Laproscopic surgery or Vasectomy for men. Temporary Family planning methods like IUD. Oral Pills, will be given for free to the eligible women and Nirodh will be supplied to men

National Family welfare programme:

Under this programme the eligible couples to be recognized and permanent methods like Tubectomy / Laparoscopic tubectomy and in males vasetomy methods to be adopted and under temporary methods, IUCD/PPPUCD, oral pills and condom to be adopted in order to control population and stabilization of population .

Under Comprehensive Abortion Care- All health facilities to be empanelled under MTP act.

National oral health programme:

Danthan bhagya -BPL senior citizen above 60 years. Will be screened for artificial denture free of cast

National Deafness control and prevention programme

Under this newborn with defaness will be recognized at early stage.

Quality assurance programme:

Clean hospital initiative to improve the quality review in all the health facilities under kayakalpa programme.

Health Education and information programme:-

Under this programme awareness of all state and national level health programmes will be made through exhibitions, movies spots, health days, self help group sensitization, flex boards, Village Health Nutrition Days through Anganwadi Workers, Group discussions, fresh drinking water & sanitation campaigns, communicable diseases control programmes,

Diseases control programmes:-

Integrated Diseases surveillance programme(IDSP)

District surveillance program:

District surveillance Officer, a separate program officer looking after this program who will control all communicable and non communicable disease events in the district .IDSP( Communicable diseases & outbreaks), NPCDCS-NPHCE(Non- Communicable diseases & healthcare of elderly people), NTCP (Tobacco control),IDD(Iodine Deficiency),MPPCF (Fluorsis) are the different national programs under which regular surveillance is going on in the district.

National vector born disease control programme(NVBDCP)

under this programme the following diseases are monitored,

1) Malaria

2)Dengue

3)chikungunya

4)Japanese Encephalitis

5)Filariasis

6)kala azar (not in soth india)

Mlaria :we conduct both active & passive fever surveillance.Blood smears are collected in the hospital by helth workers and asha workers.

collected Blood smears are examined in the Phc laboratory within 24-48 hours.If found positive treatment is initiated immediately.

Wherever lab facilities are not available rapid diagnosis kits are provided to asha workers, 24/7 PHCS.

PHCs reporting annual parasite index more than 1 are taken up for insecticides spraying

Regular and effective screening of migrated population.

Dengue and Chikungany: Regular larva survey by heslth workers and asha workers . Mass larva survey by Nursing students in the urban area .

Temporary fever clinic -By medical officers in a outbreak areas .

Weekly dry day (WDD): To reduce the breeding sources (source reduction activities)

Awareness for correct water storage practices (to keep water containers closed)

Live demonstration of larva by health worker in the school & community.

IEC-Media scrolling ,live programme ,pamplates, miking , essay and debate competation.

Samples collected from the periphery are examined in the district surveillance lab for confirmation.

Chemical method -fogging

Biological method -Releasa of larvivorous fishes.

Filariasis: Morbity kits distributed for identified filaria cases.

National Leprosy control programme(NLEP)

National Blindness control programme(NBCP)

Revised National tuberculosis control programme(RNTCP)

Leprosy programme

1) National Leprosy Eradiction programme

2)National Blindness control programme

3)National Mental Health programme

4) District disability programme

1 .Under National Leprosy Eradiction programme

Creating awarenewss among all public

To find as many suspects cases of leprosy

To confirm the suspects cases.

To strengtheen the SPARSHA clinics

To treat bthe conirmed cases with PB 6 months treatment and MB12 months treatment

To provede ulcer kits for ulcre partients

To diagnosis and treat reactions.

To select and motivative ed formity cases of reconstructive surgeries.

To provide supportive supllementary drugs for the patients

To provide MCRslippers 2 pairs in a year

To provide grip aids and splints for disability patients

To train medical offircers and paramedical staff for leprosy and NLEP

To Give training for ASHA workers regarding the programme

2)National programme for control of Blindness

To coordinate with NGOs innn camps for cataract and other eye diseases

To oversee the Diabetic Retinopathy pilot project going on in 5 taluks across the district

Screening of the school children and spectacle distribution for refractive error s

Distribution of pre sbiopic glasses for above 45 years and old age people

conduct IEc programme eye donation fortnight and Diabetic retinopthy

Motivte for eye donation among general public and oversee eye donation activities

3) District Mental Health programme

To conduct super tuesday , MANOCHAITANYA clinics with DMHP team and also in coordination with privat medica collage Psychiatrist across taluka and headquarters

To conduct training for MON,specialist ,paramedical staff , ASHA worker for DMHP and psychiatry

To oversee the MANASA DHARA day care centre activities

To train high school teacger TOT for LIFE SKILL MANAGEMENT for high school student

To place councellors in collages ,4 working places , 2 slums under targetted interventions

To conduct awareness programmes in public and institution across the district

To conduct national imaporatatant days such as WORD SUICID PREVENTION DAY and WMRLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY DEADDICATION DAY.

To conduct community ICE activities.

4) District Disability Welfare programme

To conduct Disability camp across the District

To from committees i taluk level and district and PHC level

To evaluate appliances reqired

To work totaly in coordination with DDWO

Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme -Goals_

1) to achieve 90% notification rate for all casea

2) to achieve90% success rate for all new and 85% FOR RE-TREATMENT CASES

3) To significantly improve the successful outcome of treatment of DR-TB cases

To achieve dereased morbidity and mortality of HIV -associated TB

To improve outcomes of TB care in the private sector

in tumkur district in the all talks have become tubercular units (TU) for supervison and monitoring .For every 1 lakh population there is Designated Microscoping (DMC) centres for sputum examination .All Medical colleges are having Direct observation treatment and Sputum examination centres .

Gene Xpert Machine for testing Multi Drugs resistetant TB which are located in District Tuberculosis centre , tukmur and SVIRHC Pavagada .

District Tuberculosis centrol officer is looking after supervision and monitoring over all TB programme.

Aids prevention and control programme

Objective for DAPCU in Tumkur :

Getting to Zero _new HIV infections,

Deaths related toHIV/AIDS

Providing free counseling and testing services to clients and proveding ART treatment toHIV positive clients.

Providing awareness to populrtion by IEC Programs

Monitoring and Evaluating Reports and activities of Facilities and availing facilities to get Social Benefits Schemes to Affected or Infected peoples.

ASHA programme

Arogya kavacha (108) programme

karnataka Health System Development Rules and regulations which is used by the staff in discharging the duties

Health Department personnel are follow KCSR,Kfc ,ktc and departmental circulars and the decision taken from the Zilla panchayath in implemention of the progrmme

Department statistics at a glance

District Health officer is head of the department and the staff position is enclosed here with .

 

Deaths relat Arogya Kavacha(108) programme

Karnataka Health System Development Reform Project (KHSDRP)

Conditions, instructions, hand books, Rules and regulations which is used by the staff in discharging the duties

Health Department personnel are following KCSR,KFC,KTC and departmental circulars and the decisions taken from the Zilla Panchayath in implementation of the programme.

Department statistics at a glance

District Health Officer is the head of the department and the staff position is enclosed here with.

C.HUMAN RESOURCES: Staff position in Tumakuru District

Sl.No

Posts

Sanctioned

Working

Total Vacancies

1

Dist. Health & FW officer

1

1

-

2

Dist. RCH officer

1

1

-

3

Dist. Malaria  officer

1

1

-

4

Dist. Surveillance officer

1

1

-

5

Dist. Leprosy officer

1

1

-

6

Dist. TB officer

1

1

-

7

District Family Welfare officer

1

1

-

8

ICDS officer

1

0

1

9

Taluk Health officers

10

8

02

10

Medical officer,s

151

139

12

11

Ayush Doctors(Both NRHM and contractual)

71

71

-

12

Specialist Doctor

113

80

33

13

Dental Doctor

17

9

8

14

Dist. Health Education officer

1

0

1

15

Assistant Entomologist

1

1

-

16

Dist. Nursing officer

2

1

1

17

Asst. Malaria officer

1

0

1

18

Microbiologist

1

1

-

19

Assistant Administrator

9

9

0

20

Deputy Dist. Health & Education officer

3

3

0

21

Health Inspector

3

1

2

22

Officer  Superintendent

16

14

2

23

FDA

97

55

42

24

SDA

51

48

3

25

Typist

36

35

1

26

Senior Shorthand

1

1

-

27

Junior Shorthand

3

1

2

28

Senior Typist

1

-

1

29

Junior Typist

4

2

2

30

Sr. Non medical  supervisor

3

2

1

31

Jr. Non medical  supervisor

7

1

6

32

Asst. Statistical officer

4

4

-

33

Physiotherapist

1

-

1

34

Skilled Treads men

2

2

0

35

Projectionist

2

1

1

36

Sr. Health Assistant Female

72

63

9

37

Jr. Health Assistant Female

554

496

58

38

Staff Nurse

156

148

8

39

Sr. Health Assistant male

65

34

31

40

Jr. Health Assistant male

320

209

111

41

Sr.  Pharmacist

17

14

3

42

Jr. Pharmacist

143

133

10

43

Sr. Lab Technician

8

2

6

44

Jr. Lab Technician

143

133

10

45

Ex-ray Technician

19

19

0

46

PMW

14

13

1

47

Ophthalmic Assistant

29

28

1

48

Driver

76

33

45

49

Block Health Education officer

27

8

19

50

Refrigerator mechanic

1

0

1

51

D’ group

611

267

344

Department Achievements

Implementation of all government health programs and provides health care services to all the people of the district.
Budget: In the FY 201112 total amount of Rs.2498.12 Lakhs funds allotted towards planned and non planning Expenditure

Achievements:-

Reduction of Infant Deaths to 17

Reduction of Maternal Deaths to 17

Total fertility rate to 1.90

Institutional Deliveries 90%

Infrastructure development

Up gradation of PHCs

Computerization of health Data collection

Attendance through Biometrics

Capacity building training of Health personnel

Functionalisation of First Referral Units

Janani Suraksha Vahini free ambulance service

Right to information ACT 2005(a)

District Health & Family welfare Officers Duties and responsibilities

Assistant Administrative Officer ,District Health and Family Welgare office, tumkur is the Public information officer

 

Right to information ACT 2005 4(1)(b)

District Health & Family welfare Officers Duties and responsibilities

  • He is the head of the health department of the district.
  • Having the sanctioning authority for approving salaries and allowances of time bond posts under delegation of financial powers of the district
  • Sanctioning authority for approving leaves and loans of all the Medical Officers and staff of the district
  • Authority to implement the health programmes and having the power of taking precautionary measures
  • Authority to supervise and control of food adulteration
  • Head of all the national health programmes and district health department
  • Having the power of countersigning authority for the TA,DA and medical bills of Gazette Officers
  • Authority to approve Non-clinical services and countersign authority for the procurement bills
  •  Implementation and allocation of funds under Centrally sponsored grants and other grants
  • Authority for the Administrative approval and supervision of construction of buildings of the district
Details of supervisory and responsible officers:-

District RCH Officer:- Implementing officer for mother and child health and also for reproductive, postnatal care of women.

District Family Welfare Officer:- Implementing officer for Family planning sterilization

District Malaria Officer:-Controlling officer for malaria and responsible for control of mosquitoes.

District Surveillance Officer:- Responsible to control communicable diseases in the district and taking precautionary measures to supervise

District TB Control Officer:- Responsible to control Tuberculosis in the district

District Leprosy eradication Officer:- Responsible to control Leprosy in the district

Administrative Assistant:- Responsible for the office administration and supervision of staff service records, complaints resolution.

District Nursing Officer:- Responsible for the verification of health activities in all the health centers.

District Health Education Officer:- Responsible for information, Education, Publicity and Private Hospital information verification

Offices superintend (Administration):- Responsible to supervise Office administration.

Offices superintend (Accounts):- Responsible to supervise Office Accounts section.

Contact us:

District Health And Family welfare Officer

District Health And Family welfare Office

Ashoka Road, Tumakuru - 572101.

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