School Health Programme

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A School Health Program is being implemented from year 2010-11. This program/screening camp are organized at primary and upper primary school namely as Chirayu Yojana. In this programme team of doctors pharmacist and social worker are placed on contractual basis. They are screening the students at school level.

For the year 2012-13 it is planned that the school health team will organized health check up camp minimum twice in a year. As per the numbers of school (Primary- 961 and Upper primary-296) in district, 3 teams are deployed for completion of this activity two cover whole school twice in a year with coordination of education department. The said team will be work under the guidance of district societies. An advance screening plan will be made by each team to cover whole school in district.

Activities:

Calendar for school to be examined, will be developed on quarterly basis in advance.

Intimation of dates of concerned school to state and regional Coordinator will be given well in advance.

There will be no deviation from the fixed schedule in any circumstances.

Vehicle for each team in each district will be hired in advance so that team may proceed as per proposed schedule.

Arrangements of team stay at different places will be made by Medical Unit in the area. Each member will bear his/her expenses individually.

Two or three schools, depending on the strength of school will be selected. Minimum 200 in hills and 250 students per day in plane district will have to examine by each team.

Each team will reach in the identified schools in time.

MSW in the team will be responsible on mobilization of parents on this day. He will mention the list of diseased/disputed student for the treatment and re-examination. Tracking of referral cases for higher institution and what happened at the end will also be recorded by him.

Education department will nominate one teacher in each school for this activity with whom this team will interact and educate him for referral if needed he will inform to the parents of diseased or handicapped children for further treatment. He will maintain the records of such children at his level for follow up and re examination.

IEC for this activity will be done by concerned ANM, AWW and ASHA of the area.

Each District team will submit their monthly work done to concerned CMO and District Education officer for necessary action from their side.

During school holidays the school team will organized health camp for Adolescent groups in district.