Initiatives


1. Activation and functionalization of all Public health institutions in the State.

  • 2. Health providers available at the Public Health Institutions.
  • 3. Mobile Health units to cater to the primary health care needs of those living in the difficult to reach areas, introduced in all the Districts.
  • 4. Special grant released to districts to meet Calamities and Emergencies.
  • 5. Full fledged directorate is being established.
  • 6. Monthly review meetings at the District and PHC level and Bi Monthly state level meetings are being held to monitor Health services.
  • 7.Renovation and reconstruction of Primary care and first referral Centers in a phased manner.
  • 8.Vigilance committee involving officials and non officials formed.
  • 9. All the districts brought under the GFATM funded Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme.
  • 10.Provision of Fax machines to all Civil Surgeons so as to reduce the communication time.
  • 11.Rs 9 crores distributed to 929 below poverty-line patients for treatment of serious and chronic illnesses at higher centers.
  • 12.Revival of ANM training Centers.
  • 13.Establishment of the State Institute of Health & Family Welfare (SIHFW).
  • 14.Bold Innovation Under the able guidance of the Chief Minister Hon'ble Shri Arjun Munda, the Deptt. of Health and Family Welfare was able to undertake an innovative scheme involving Walk-in Interviews for taking services of Doctors, Nurses, ANMs and other paramedicals.
    This was successfully implemented in November 2003. As many as 947 Doctors and 1250 Paramedicals are working on contract basis. Further the No. of Doctors and Paramedical Staff is likely to be augmented by February 2004 in which 2000 Doctors and 4000 Paramedical Staff shall be inducted on contract.

NEW INITIATIVES - ALTERNATIVE SYSTEM OF MEDICINE (AYURVEDIC; UNANI, HOMEOPATHY AND DESI CHIKITSA)

  • 1. Functionalization of the State Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Chaibasa, West Singhbhum. Admissions shall be taken from 2004 - 2005.
  • 2. Funds allocated and sanctioned for establishing Herbarium at Ghatshila and Dumka. 18 hospitals practicing 'desi' medicines are being established in the State.
  • 3. New purchase policy framed to ensure low cost, quality drugs for the patients.
  • 4. Jharkhand State Ayurvedic and Medicinal Board is being constituted
    5. Admission to the Homeopathy Medical College at Mihijam (Jamtara) and Jamshedpur (East Singhbhum) on for the year 2003 -04.
  • 6. Homeophathy Medical College at Godda being established.
  • 7. State Medicinal plant board has been setup.
  • 8. 18 hospitals practicing 'desi' medicines are being constructed.