National Health Programmes

September 8, 2018
Category: General Study

National Health Programmes

The Healthcare services of India have seen tremendous growth in the past few years and the dominance over GDP expenditure is 4%, which is very less.

In this article we will discuss following health Programme.

  1. National AIDS control programme
  2. National cancer control programme
  3. Pulse Polio campaign
  4. National Filaria control program
  5. National Leprosy Eradication program
  6. Eliminate Kala azar
  7. National TB Control Programme
  8. TB mission 2020
  9. National tobacco control program
  10. National Rural Health Mission
  11. National Urban Health Mission
  12. Mission indradhanush
  13. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
  14. National Bal swachata mission

National AIDS Control Programme

National Health Programmes

NACP was established in 1992 and presently, it is under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in India. NACO envisions an India where every person living with HIV has access to quality care and is treated with dignity.

National Cancer control programme

Launched in 1975 with an initiation of giving priority for equipping the premium Cancer Hospital/Institutions.

Pulse Polio Campaign

initiated in 1978 the program aimed at preventing polio by vaccination against the disease.

National Filaria control program

National Filaria Control Programme launched in the state since 1957 to carry out surveys in different part of the state where the problem was known to exist.

National Leprosy Eradication program

NLP watch launched in 1955 is a centrally sponsored Health Scheme of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with an objective of eliminating leprosy with the use of multidrug therapy.

Eliminate Kala Azar

a part of national health policy envisages in 2010 to eradicate the dreaded disease Kala Azar also known as Black fever from India by 2015.

National TB Control Programme

National TB Control Programme was launched in 1962 with an objective of eradication of the disease but till 1992 only 30% of the country had been covered.
show the programs has been revised in 1993 with an objective of achieving and maintaining a cure rate of 85% among newly detected infectious cases.

TB mission 2020

TB mission 2020 was announced by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2014 at WHO’s Global TV symposium in Barcelona with an initiative to eliminate tuberculosis in India by 2020.

National tobacco control program

Launched in 2007 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with objective to bring about great awareness about the harmful effect of tobacco use and about the tobacco control laws.

National Rural Health Mission

Schemes focus on primarily Healthcare need of rural poor.

National Urban Health Mission

Schemes focus on primarily Healthcare need of urban poor.

Mission Indra Dhanush

Mission Indra Dhanush was launched to immunise all children against 7 vaccine-preventable diseases by the year 2020.
1. Diphtheria
2. whooping cough
3. tetanus
4. polio
5. tuberculosis
6. measles and
7. Hepatitis B 

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

the swachh Bharat Mission was officially launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2nd October 2014 covering 4041 towns with the purpose of clean the street roads and infrastructure of the nation.

National Bal swachata mission

the national Bal Swachhta Mission was launched by the union government on 14th November 2014 on the 125 birthday anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
It is an integral part of the famous sanitation programme Swachh Bharat mission.

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