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
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 following are the important programmes of Health department and for each programme one programme officer will be act as implementing and monitoring officer.
& NLEP programme:
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:-
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
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
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
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)
National vector born disease control programme(NVBDCP)
National Leprosy control programme(NLEP)
National Blindness control programme(NBCP)
Revised National tuberculosis control programme(RNTCP)
Aids prevention and control programme
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.
District Health Officer is the head of the department and the staff position is enclosed here with.
of all government health programs and provides health care services to all
the people of the district.
Reduction of Infant Deaths to 14.76
Reduction of Maternal Deaths to 79
Total fertility rate to 1.80
Institutional Deliveries 97%
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
District Health & Family welfare Officers Duties and responsibilities
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.
District Health And Family welfare Officer
District Health And Family welfare Office
Old NH-4 Road, In front of Amanikere Park, Tumakuru - 572101.