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Public Health and Preventive Medicine

THIRUVARUR DISTRICT

PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMME DETAILS

The Total Population of Thiruvarur District is 12,83,501. There are 10 Blocks, 430 Village Panchayats, 7 Town Panchayats and 4 Municipalities. There is One Government Medical College Hospital, One District Head Quarters Hospital, 6 Taluk Hospitals, One Non- Taluk Hospital, 34 Rural Primary Health Centers, 10 Upgraded Primary Health Centers, 4 Urban Primary Health Centers, 195 Health Sub Centers, 8 Urban Health Sub Centers, 10 Mobile Medical Units.

Medical College And Government Hospital List

Sl.No Name of the Hospital Address
1 Government Thiruvarur Medical College Hospital Thiruvarur
2 District Head Quarters Hospital Mannargudi
3 Government Taluk Hospital, Thiruthuraipoondi Thirthuraipoondi
4 Government Taluk Hospital, Koothanallur Koothanallur
5 Government Taluk Hospital, Nannilam Nannilam
6 Government Taluk Hospital, Kodavasal Kodavasal
7 Government Taluk Hospital, Valangaiman Valangaiman
8 Government Taluk Hospital, Needamangalam Needamangalam
9 Women And Children Hospital Vijayapuram (Non – Taluk Hospital) Thiruvarur
10 Upgraded PHCs ( 30 Beded) Adiyakkamangalam, Poonthottam, Thiruvizhimilalai, Perumpannaiyur, Alangudi, Ullikottai, Vaduvoor, Thirumakottai, Senganthi Edaiyur, Muthupettai

AMMA BABY CARE KIT

Amma Baby Care Kit had been distributed to the mothers who delivered in Government health institutions.

Dr.MUTHULAKSHMI REDDY MATERNITY BENEFIT SCHEME

To reduce Maternal mortality and infant mortality a monetary benefit of Rs.12,000 is given in 3 instalments

MOBILE MEDICAL UNIT (MMU)

10 Hospital on Wheels were used to render health services to the people in remote villages..

AMMA AROKIYA THITTAM (AAT)

Under this scheme whole body screening is done for both male & female in the age group of 30 years. This scheme is conducted in all upgraded PHCs, 3 Government Hospitals and Mannargudi UPHC every week on Thursdays and Fridays.

JANANI SURAKSHA YOJANA (JSY)

The objective of this scheme is to motivate institutional deliveries in order to reduce Maternal & Infant mortality.
Amount given for institutional deliveries in urban areas – Rs.600
Amount given for institutional deliveries in rural areas – Rs.700

KANNOLI KAPPOM THITTAM (KKT)

Under this scheme eye screening is done and free spectacles are given to school going children from 6th to 12th standard.

SPECIALITY MEDICAL CAMPS

Every year Speciality Medical Camps are being conducted by the block PHCs an on average of 3 camps per block and patients would be screened and referred to the higher centers if necessary.

RASHTRIYA BAL SWASTHYA KARYAKRAM (RBSK)

In Thiruvarur District two school health teams per block (male & female teams) visits all the Government and Government aided schools and Anganwadi centers and screen the children for birth disorders and nutritional deficiencies.

BLOOD DONATION CAMPS

Every year blood donation camps are being conducted on an average of 2 camps per block and collected blood units will be given to the mother blood bank i.e., Thiruvarur Medical College Hospital.

MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PROGRAMME

This programme is for promotion of menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls in the rural years (10-19 years) by providing a regular supply of sanitary napkins.

WEEKLY IRON AND FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATION

The objective of this programme is to reduce the prevalence and severity of anaemia in adolescent population (10-19 years). Under this programme iron and folic acid tablet will be administered to the school going adolescent girls and boys in 6th to 12th std enrolled in Govt / Govt aided schools and to out of school adolescent girls through the anganwadi centres.

NATIONAL DEWORMING DAY

The objective of this biannual programme is to deworm all pre-school and school age children between the ages of 1 to 19 years through schools and anganwadi centres in order to improve their overall health and nutritional status.

VITAMIN A – SUPPLEMENTATION PROGRAMME

Under this biannual programme, Vitamin A is administered to the children in the age group of 6 months to 60 months to prevent night blindness among children and to improve the nutritional status of the children.