New Born Screening: New born screening for inborn errors of metabolism and congenital defects has been initiated in GMC, both District Hospitals, Sub District Hospitals and other delivery points in CHCs/PHCs from August 2018.
Universal Immunization Programme : Routine Immunization activities are carried out at all the sub-centres, PHCs, CHCs, SDHs & DHs on fixed days. In addition to this, outreach sessions are conducted to cover the high risk areas.
Pulse Polio Immunization Programme: Pulse Polio Immunization round is held in the State to administer oral polio vaccine dose for children less than five years of age in addition to the routine immunization. House to house mop up is also undertaken to administer polio drops for those children who missed on the specific day.
Observance of National Deworming Day – Bi-annual rounds of National De-warming Day are held through the platform of Schools & Anganwadi Centres. Children from pre-school & school age (1-19 years) are administered with a single dose of Albendazole tablet.
Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF): IDCF is being implemented each year during the monsoon season to prevent occurrence of deaths due to diarrhoea in U5 children. The program has shown significant progress in reaching U5 children, early treatment of diarrhoea with ORS & Zinc.
Mothers Absolute Affection (MAA) : MAA program focuses on promotion of breastfeeding and provision of counselling services for supporting breastfeeding through health system to achieve higher breastfeeding rates.
Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) : RBSK is a scheme whereby children in the age group of 0-18 years are screened for 4Ds Defects, Deficiencies, Diseases & Developmental Delays. Screening of children between 0-6 years is done twice a year in Anganwadis, primary schools, etc and once a year in School for children between 6- 18years. Children screened and identified with one of the 4Ds. are referred to the facilities for the treatment, and secondary/tertiary care.
District Early Intervention Centres (DEIC) : are located at North District Hospital and Hospicio Hospital, Margao (DEIC), where children identified with 4 Ds are managed by team of Pediatrician, Psychologist, Dentist, Optometrist, Physiotherapist & social worker. Children in the age group 0-18 years reach both the DEICs confirmed with one of 4 Ds receive secondary or tertiary care and are also referred out to higher centres for further management.
De-worming Day was conducted in targeted 1488 Govt./Govt. Aided schools, 302 private schools and 1447 anganwadi centres.
|NDD round of 8thAugust, 2019||3,59,843 (93%) children were de-wormed|
|NDD round of 10th February, 2020||3,59,305 (93%) children were de-wormed|
Universal Immunization Programme:
Achievements for the year 2019-2020
|Hep – B0||21891||16435||75|
|DPT – 5 years||22986||21026||96|
|TT – 10 years||22986||20240||89|
|TT – 16 years||22986||16456||72|
|Vitamin A 1 – 9 doses||197022||133951||68|
Source : HMIS
Note : * New Vaccine
Under this programme routine Immunization activities are carried out at all the sub centres, PHCs, CHCs, DHs, SDH on fixed days. In addition to this, outreach sessions are conducted once monthly to cover the high risk areas.
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