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मुखपृष्ठ>शाखा/कार्यालय>जिल्हा परिषद [ZP]>आरोग्य विभाग
HEALTH DEPARTMENT - ZP
» Health Facility Details
Number of Primary
Health Centres : 67
Number of Hospitals : 13
Number of doctors in Primary Health Centres : 103
Number of doctors in Hospitals : 35
Family Planning Program
According to the guidelines given by Add. Director of Health Services, Pune Family
Planning Program is organized since 1955.
In this program the family which have 1, 2 and above 3 children have give advise
about family planning operation. Operators services are given to the community.
Also advise to community for keeping limited family size by using contraceptives like
Nirodh, Cut & Oral pills. Under scheme Savitribai Phule benefited Rs.10000/- is given to whom who are under BPL
& done F.P. sterilizations on one or two female child.
R.C.H. program is implemented in Ratnagiri district as per the guidelines received
from the Additional Director of Health Services F.W. M.C.H. & S.H. Pune-1.
Aim of this program is to reduce infant mortality rate & maternal mortality rate.
In this program Health Services like ANC checkup, IFA tablets, P.P. are given to all
pregnant women in the district. B.C.G., Polio, DPT, Hepatitis 'B' & Measles Vaccine doses are given to the children
in the age group of 0 to 1 years. All above Health Services are provided to the beneficiaries on free of cost at Govt.
Hospitals, PHC & Sub Centers.
1) Easy case detection & plump treatment
2) Vector Control
3) Promotion of personal protection methods
4) Early detection & containment of epidemics
5) Information, Education & communication towards personal prevention &
T. B. Control Program
Government of India had started National TB Control Program in 1962. But even after
30 years of implementation, expected success in TB Control could not be achieve.
Therefore revised strategy under the name RNTCP was launched in India in 1992.
In Ratnagiri District this Revised National TB Control Program was started on
3/9/2001 under this program our district 4 Tuberculosis Units, 20 Microcopy Centers
and 459 DOT Centers have been established where the patients taken treatment under
direct supervision of DOT Provider. To achieve qualitative and quantitative targets
following items are included
2.Workshop of private Medical Practitioners
3.Identify TB Suspect
5.Registration of TB patients
7.Submission of report
8.Supervision of program implementation
9.Regular supply of drugs
10.Involvement of voluntary Organization/Private Practitioners
Blindness Control Program
District Blindness Control Society, Ratnagiri as formed under the Chairmanship of
Collector, Ratnagiri & registered in 1994. The main objective was to implement
National Blindness Control Program and to improve the quality of Cataract Surgery and
reduce prevalence of blindness by reducing the Cataract backlog. Second main
objective was to screen all school going children with the help of schoolteachers to
find out refractive error in students and supply them free spec’s. Third main
activity of DBCS is to help people suffering from corneal Blindness by promoting Eye
donation and establishing eye banks. People suffering from Diabetes and Glaucoma are
also treat at District Hospital.
Funds are given by Control State Government to Society to meet the expenditure.
Quarterly meetings are organized and under the Chairmanship of Collector decisions
are taken to tackle local problems. Diagnostic Eye Camps are organized at PHC and
Rural Hospital levels and patients are taken to IOL centers and Cataract Surgery with
IOL implantation is done so that good quality vision.
With the help of Ophthalmic Assistants posted at PHC & Rural Hospitals regular routine
eye checkup, follow up Cataract operated patients and Refractive error correction,
school eye screening is done.
Leprosy Control Program
This program is aimed at elimination of Leprosy, which means prevalence of Leprosy
cases less than 1/1000 population. Another objective is to accomplish integration of Leprosy services with General
Health Care Services. The components of program are following.
1)Promotion of voluntary reporting of cases, screening of these suspects by Medical
Officer & treatment by M.D.T.
2)I.E.C. activities with emphasis on inter personal communication, aware new
generation with latest information technology.
3)Trained all Health Officers, worker, A W W of Leprosy
4)Prevention of impairment of disability & rehabilitation (Medical, Social,
Economical) includes Reconstructive surgery.
Pulse Polio Campaign
For Polio free India Pulse Polio Campaign are organized since 1995.
In this campaign Polio doses are given to the children’s in the age group of 0 to 5 years.
IPPI activity 3 days in rural area & 5 days in urban area is carried out after PPI rounds.
Two virological positive cases have been detected in Maharashtra state (Beed - 1 &
Mumbai - 1) during year 2006.
The HIV / AIDS has become a major health problem in India and in our state also
Maharashtra with estimated 7.43 lakh persons infected with HIV stands second in the country.
Main cases of AIDS: -
1)Unsafe sex with multi partner
3)HIV blood transfusion
4)HIV infected mother to child
Focus is given on following Activities :-
1)General awareness on HIV / AIDS
2)Family Health Awareness Campaign
3)School AIDS education program
Special School Health Inspection Program
As per guidelines the Additional Director, F.W., MCH & S.H. Pune the school health
program is organized during July 06 to Oct.06 as per action plan prepared.
In this program all students in standard 1st to 5th of all the school in the
Ratnagiri district are examine on predetermined dates.
While examination of students under this program who have found minor ailments are
treated on spot & to who found susceptive major problems are referred to Rural
Hospital for further check-up and managements.
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