Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya Programme
A massive health checkup programme of all students from 1 to 10 standards studying in Government, Government aided and unaided schools is undertaken under “Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya Programme” since 2006-07. All the students are subjected to health check up by the doctors of PHCs and Government hospitals. In case of detection of any serious health problems, the student is given proper medical treatment free of cost. This programme is being conducted in co-operation with the Department of Health and Family Welfare. In case of serious ailments like heart, kidney, and eyes, orthopedic problems the children are treated in major hospitals free of cost. During the year 2008-09, 1415 children were treated for various ailments. Rs 778.39 lakhs has been spent for such treatment. In the year 2009-10, 1623 children were treated and Rs 808.12 lakhs has been spent. In the year 2010-11, 821 children were treated for various ailments such as cardiac surgery, ENT, Gastro , General Surgery etc and Rs 387 lakhs has been spent.
Health Cards are printed out of SSA funds and distributed to all school children which are maintained from 1st standard to 10 standard regularly.
- Fuel charges for doctors' vehicles @ Rs 60,000 to 70,000 / taluk is provided out of Mid Day Meals Scheme funds.
- In case of serious ailments like heart, kidney, and eyes, orthopedic problems the children are treated in major hospitals, free of cost under NRHM scheme funds.
Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya programme is also called as Rashtriya Bala Swasthya Karyakrama(RBSK) and it has been introduced during 2006-07. Under this programme all school going children of Government, aided and unaided schools from 1st-10th standard are being medically examined, health check-up camps are conducted. This programme is conducted once in a year during the month of august and named Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya Masacharane. Health cards have been printed and distributed to schools in the joint efforts of both SSA and NRHM. Rs.69318/- per taluk is released towards the fuel expenses for the vehicles. Totally 122.00 lakhs have been invested under the head of account of Midday Meals Scheme.
During 2010-11 total 86, 08,998 (93.34%) students have been covered under medical checkup. In this 2538 students who got severe health issues were treated in Yashaswini Network Hospitals with the co-operation of Health & Family Welfare Department. An amount of Rs.778.53 lakhs expenditure was borne by NRHM.
During 2011-12, Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya Masacharane was conducted along with the co-ordination of Health Department in the month of August. Totally 95.72% children were medically examined and suitable treatment and medications were given to needy children. Among them 1241students were identified with serious health problems and Rs.630.42 lakhs were spent under the NRHM scheme
During 2012-13 August month, Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya Masacharane was conducted along with the co-ordination of Health Department. Totally 91.51% children were medically examined and suitable treatment and medications were given to needy children. Among them 1219 students were identified with serious health problems and Rs.703.71 lakhs were spent under the NRHM scheme.
During 2013-14, 31,86,441 children were medically examined out of 92,02,031children under Suvarna Arogya Chaitanya programme. In this 1744 children got surgery treatment and total expenditure was Rs.851.87 lakhs.
Rashtriya Bala Swasthya programme has been introduced during 2014-15. Children of Govt, Aided and Unaided schools from 1st 10th std are getting medical treatment throughout the year. There are two medical teams in this programme, each team is included a Medical Officer and à nurse. The team will be examine the children under N.R.H.M.
A commette has been constituted at the district level under the chairmanship of District Commissionner and the Chief Exécutive Officer of Zella Panchâyat is the DEPUTY CHAIRMAN. The members are District Health Officer (DHO) and DDPI of the respective districts.