Health examination drive for 30pluse people in urban areas
BHOPAL: A health
examination campaign is under consideration for examining blood pressure,
diabetes and heart ailments in people over 30 years in urban areas in Madhya
Pradesh, informed at a state-level quarterly meeting of health workers here on
Saturday. This will benefit outpatients in hospitals.
chaired by Principal Secretary Health Praveer Krishna, was informed that now
National Rural Health Mission has been re-named as National Health Mission and
it would provide health services in urban areas too. Attention will be paid
mainly to vaccination, Janani Suraksha Yojana and implementation of National
Health Programme. Work to increase health awareness will also be undertaken
through Mohalla Arogya Samitis.
Secretary directed all Chief Medical and Health Officers to pay constant
attention to maternal and infant health safety, TB control, cancer treatment, fluorosis
and prevention of seasonal diseases.
All officers from
districts were directed to ensure cleanliness at hospitals, safety of patients
and clean drinking water arrangements. Quality of food should also be
It was directed not
to hide information even if a single case of malaria, diarrhoea, dengue etc. is
noticed. Instead, efforts should be made to check disease spread and make
people aware about health. Apart from cleaning of village wells, lakes etc.
from time to time, bleaching powder and chlorine should also be used as per
Pankaj Agrawal, Mission Director NRLM Faiz Ahmad Kidwai and Director Health
Rajiv Dube were also present on the occasion.