Community Based Primary Health Care Services ( C.B.P.H.C.S )
Community based primary health care services to the BPL population of this ULB has been done quite satisfactorily through various externally aided. Attempt were made to cover the ULB area which was not covered by any of the Primary Health Care Projects is to be brought under Primary Health Care System. Accordingly, a project namely "Community Based Primary Health Care Services " has been taken up by the H&FW Department in co-ordination with the Municipal Affairs Department.
This project has been designed in line with the National Health Programme and will cover the APL population also. The objective is to bring overall improvement in urban health scenario in these Municipality.
One honorary Health Worker (HHW) is allotted for a population not exceeding 1000 BPL contained in a single ward. There will be a minimum of 1 HHW per ward regardless of whether that ward has BPL population or not. A Sub-Centre, the nerve centre for delivery of primary health care services is proposed to be established for each 5000 BPL population.