Recently, all the health projects taken up in the urban area have been put under single umbrella with SUDA as the nodal agency. This system has come into force from 1 st April, 2008. Health wing of SUDA has been entrusted for this proposal.
Community Based Primary Health Care Services in 63 Non-KMA ULBs
Community based primary health care services to the BPL population of 63 ULBs has been done quite satisfactorily through various externally aided. Attempt were made to cover the remaining 63 ULBs in Non-KMA area which was not covered by any of the Primary Health Care Projects is to be brought under Primary Health Care System. Accordingly, a project namely "Community Based Primary Health Care Services" has been taken up by the H&FW Department in co-ordination with the Municipal Affairs Department. Total urban population which will be covered is 34.03 lakh, which includes 11.23 lakh of BPL population. This project has been designed in line with the National Health Programme and will cover the APL population also. The objective is to bring overall improvement in urban health scenario in these Municipal towns. Approx Budget for this project for the coming three years is Rs. 58.29 crore. One honorary Health Worker (HHW) is allotted for a population not exceeding 1000 BPL contained in a single ward. There will be a minimum of 1 HHW per ward regardless of whether that ward has BPL population or not. Estimated no. of HHWs is 1266. A Sub-Centre, the nerve centre for delivery of primary health care services is proposed to be established for each 5000 BPL population. Estimated no. of Sub-Centre is 283.
One out patient Department will be established for every 40,000 BPL population of the ULB. Referral services will be availed from the nearest Govt. hospital like District, Sub-Division, State General hospital, BPHC,rural hospital as will be applicable.
Community participation is enforced at all levels for maximum utilisation of health facilities.