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Government Of Assam West Karbi Anglong District

Health & Family Welfare

  • I. Central Sector Scheme/ CSS/ Mission

    1. National Health Mission (NHM): NHMencompassing two Sub-Missions, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and National Urban Health Mission (NUHM). The vision is “Attainment of Universal Access to Equitable, Affordable and Quality health care services, accountable and responsive to people’s needs, with effective inter-sectoral convergent action to address the wider social determinants of health”. JSY, JSSK, Mobile Medical Unit (MMU), PMSMA, CM Free drugs scheme, CM free diagnostics scheme are schemes under the mission.

    2. National AYUSH Mission: The Government has launched the National AYUSH Mission in 2014 with the objectives of providing cost effective AYUSH Services, with a universal access through upgrading AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries, co-location of AYUSH facilities at PHCs, CHCs and DHs,  strengthening  institutional capacity at the state level through upgrading AYUSH educational institutions, State Govt. ASU&H Pharmacies, Drug Testing Laboratories and ASU & H enforcement mechanism, supporting cultivation of medicinal plants by adopting Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) so as to provide sustained supply of quality raw-materials and support certification mechanism for quality standards, Good Agricultural/Collection/Storage Practices and supporting setting up of clusters through convergence of cultivation, warehousing, value addition and marketing and development of infrastructure for entrepreneurs.

    3. National AIDS Control Programme (NACP): NACP was launched in 1992, is being implemented as a comprehensive programme for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in India.

    4. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY): RSBY was launched in early 2008 and was initially designed to target only the BPL households, but has been expanded to cover other defined categories of unorganized workers. RSBY has two objectives: To provide financial protection against catastrophic health costs by reducing out and to improve access to quality health care for below poverty line households of pocket expenditure for hospitalization and other vulnerable groups in the unorganized sector.

    5. Mission Indra-Dhanush: Full immunization against preventable childhood diseases is the right of every child. Mission Indradhanush will ensure that all children under the age of two years and pregnant women are fully immunized with all available vaccines.

    6. Ayushmaan Bharat: Ayushman Bharat is National Health Protection Scheme, which will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage upto 5 lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission will subsume the on-going centrally sponsored schemes - RashtriyaSwasthyaBima Yojana (RSBY) and the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS).

    7. Jan Aushadhi Scheme: With a view to achieve the objective of making available quality generic medicines at affordable prices to all, ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme’ was launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministhy of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India in November, 2008 across the counthy. Now, the ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme’ has been revisited and renamed as ‘Pradhan Manthi Bhartiya JanaushadhiPariyojana’ (PMBJP).

    8. Prime Minister Jana Arogya Yojana: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), the largest health insurance initiative in the world that will be rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 23, 2018.

    9. Atal Amrit Abhiyan: An Ambitious Health Assurance Scheme of Government of Assam. Inspired by our Hon’able Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of “SabkaSaath, Sabka Vikas”, Atal Amrit Abhiyan is one of the Nation’s biggest health assurance schemes. The ambitious scheme provides comprehensive coverage and cashless treatment benefits upto Rs. 2 Lakhs to every individual from BPL and Low income households across Assam for the Treatment of Six commonly prevalent and high cost disease groups-(a) Cardiovascular diseases, (b) Cancer, (c)Kidney diseases, (d) Neurological conditions, (e) Neonatal diseases and (f) Burns.

    10. Rashtriya Bal SwasthyaKaryakram: Rashtriya Bal SwasthyaKaryakram (RBSK) is an important initiative aiming at early identification and early intervention for children from birth to 18 years to cover 4 ‘D’s viz. Defects at birth, Deficiencies, Diseases, Development delays including disability.

    II. State Schemes

    1. Inclusive Cancer Control Programme: The programme was launched by the Government during this years budget. The government will also strengthen the infrastructure of six government medical colleges and 11 district hospitals by next year to help them provide “varying degrees of cancer care”. The Tata group will contribute Rs 830 crore to this project over two financial years, while the government will contribute Rs 1080 crore, he added.

    2. Financial assistance as wage compensation during the period of pregnancy: Assam Chief Minister SarbanandaSonowal on Monday has launched the Wage Compensation Scheme for Pregnant Women in tea gardens of the state. Under the scheme, each pregnant woman in tea gardens will get a sum of Rs 12,000 so that she can take better care of herself and her unborn baby without compromising the livelihood of her family.

    3. Sanjeevani - Village Health Outreach Programme: This programme introduced in the entire State with 80 Mobile Health Units (MHU). Each MHU will be manned by a Registration & Measurement Officer, ANM, Laboratory technician, Pharmacist, Paramedic and Driver. Each MHU is equipped with a laptop loaded with the VHOP application software, biometric scanner, basic diagnostic equipment (HB meters, Gluco-meters, Manometers, Digital BP), consumable to spot test random blood sugar, Urine albumin, HB etc. and medicines. The paramedics with Sanjeevani team will focus on lifestyle and insidious diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma etc.

    4. Weekly Iron Folic Supplement Programme: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GoI has launched the Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) Programme to meet the challenge of high prevalence and incidence of anaemia amongst adolescent girls and boys. WIFS is evidence based programmatic response to the prevailing anaemia situation amongst adolescent girls and boys through supervised weekly ingestion of IFA supplementation and biannual helminthic control. The long term goal is to break the intergenerational cycle of anaemia, the short term benefits is of a nutritionally improved human capital. The programme, implemented across the country both in rural and urban areas.

    5. Mission Smile: Launched in the year 2002, Mission Smile (Initially named as Operation Smile India)- is a Government registered Medical Charitable Trust authorized by FCRA to provide comprehensive free cleft lip & cleft palate surgery in India to children and adults born with cleft lip and palate deformities.

    6. Mrityunjay 108: The 108 Mrityunjoy Emergency Response Services was formally inaugurated on 6th November, 2008 at Guwahati. The objective of the partnership is to improve access of the general public to services like Medical, Police and Fire.

    7. CHD: Free treatment for Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is available for children under the age of 14 years. The guardian must be a permanent resident of Assam and income should not exceed Rs. 6.00 Lakh per annum.