Dec 9, 2009

Available Facilities In PHC

Basic Emergency Obstetric & Newborn Care Services(BEmONC) in 385 PHCS
Normal deliveries
Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) for safe abortion & tubectomy
ISM clinic for A/N care – Dadimathi Girtham and Danwanthra
thailam after counseling
Stabilization of obstetric and newborn emergencies
Essential newborn care esp LBW and premature babies 

 NGO run Emergency Transport services 
29 control rooms for controlling the ambulances provided under TNHSP
TNHSP provide 187 vehicles for 187 blocks during first phase
Fully equipped ambulances would be handed over to NGO 

Below Poverty Line (BPL) pregnant women are given Rs. 700 as financial assistance for first 2 deliveries to facilitate institutional deliveries.
Rs.8.91 crores have been dispersed (51,085 beneficiaries)
GOI released Rs.14.50 crores as 2nd Installment 

Mainstreaming Indian Systems of Medicine 
50 ISM drugs are being supplied to all the 8683 Health Sub Centres
ISM drugs are manufactured by Tamil Nadu medicinal plants Corporation
Training the health functionaries on the use of ISM drugs is under progress.
Total value of the ISM drugs - Rs.30 crs
Training cost – Rs. 3.03 Crs
Beneficiaries - 8.6 lakhs - steadily increasing

Dec 3, 2009

Health for All

  • Thus the Department of Medical Services which was a huge composite Department at the time of inception has decade by decade paved way for organisation of various separate Departments for better administration and from 1.1.99 onwards, this Department namely the Department of Medical and Rural Health Services is being entrusted with the responsibility of rendering Medical Care services to the public through the Non-Teaching Medical Institutions.
  • Through the pursuit of various policies and Programmes, the Department is aiming to translate the Alma Alta Declaration of
        Health for All in to reality.
  • The reduction in Infant Mortality Rate, Maternal Mortality Rate, Crude Death Rate and Crude Birth Rate come through the services of the Medical Institutions under the Control of this Department.
  • Department Functioning:
  • The Department of Medical and Rural Health Services is rendering Medical Services through the grid of 25 District Head Quarters Hospitals, 162 Taluk Hospitals, 79 Non Taluk Hospitals, 12 Dispensaries and 11 Mobile Medical Units, besides 23 District T.B. Centres, 5 T.B. Hospitals and 2 TB Clinics and 1 Leprosy Hospital are under the control of this Department.

Personnels under the D.M.E. control

         1.        Reader /Professors: 863 
        2.        Lecturer / Registrars : 169 
        3.        Tutor/Asst.Surgeons : 2379
1.        Principal: 1
2.        Reader in Nursing: 9
3.        Lecturer in Nursing: 10
4.        Assistant Lecturer: 7
5.        Nursing Tutor Grade I: 16
6.        Nursing Tutor Grade II: 72
7.        Nursing Superintendent Grade I: 20
8.        Nursing Superintendent Grade II: 56
9.        Nursing Superintendent Grade III: 360
10.     Nurses: 3486
11.     Nurses on Contract basis: 528
12.     Social Worker: 32
13.     Health Visitor: 63
14.     Maternity Assistant: 34
15.     A.N.M: 44