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National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)

  • NPCDCS was launched on 4th Feb’2014 by the Hon’ble Health Minister Shri Lal Thanzara
  • Staff recruitment for State & District NCD Cells were done between 25th February 2014 to 6th March 2014
  • Orientation training for new staff under NPCDCS was held on 2nd April 2014
  • State NCD Cell, 2 District NCD Cells & 2 District NCD Clinics were initially set up at Aizawl and Lunglei District
  • District NCD Cells and Clinics are currently being set up in another 2 districts viz., Champhai and Saiha
  • NCD Clinics are also being set up in 5 CHCs under Aizawl & Lunglei district i.e., Saitual, Lengpui, Thingsulthliah, Sakawrdai and Hnahthial
  • A doctor and 4 nurses are also to be posted at Cardiac Care Unit(CCU), Civil Hospital, Aizawl & Civil Hospital, Lunglei
  • Recruitment of new staff for the new posts is currently under process.
  • Currently, under the programme, we have:

OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAMME:

  • —Health promotion through behaviour change with involvement of community, civil society, community based organizations, media etc.
  • —Opportunistic screening at all levels in the health care delivery system from sub centre and above for early detection of diabetes, hypertension and common cancers. Outreach camps are also envisaged.(30 years & above)
  • —To prevent and control chronic Non-Communicable diseases, especially Cancer , Diabetes, CVDs and Stroke.
  • —To build capacity at various levels of health care for prevention, early diagnosis , treatment, IEC/BCC, operational research and rehabilitation.
  • —To support for diagnosis and cost effective treatment at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of health care.

    Physical Achievement during 2017-18

 

(Clinic + Camps)

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017 –18

No. of Patients screened

23,947

85,710

1,08,888

80,000

No. of patients -Physiotherapy

617

1,401

2,227

2,954

No. of persons counselled

2,914

13,000

17,794

17,125

Patients diagnosed with

 

 

 

 

Diabetes                                     

3,512

9,666

14,202

10,686

Hypertension

2,119

        12,904

14,362

7,624

CVDs

85

673

730

332

Stroke

 

 

59

43

Cancer

 

56

179

50

68

 

No. of camps

 

7

 

63

 

97

 

55


FUTURE PLAN:

Plan for expansion of NPCDCS during 2013-2017

Fin Year

State NCD Cell

District NCD Cell

District NCD Clinic

ICU/CCU/ CCC

CHC NCD Clinic

PHC covered

Sub-Centre covered









2013-14

1

2

2

2

5

0

166

2014-15

1

5

5

2

8

33

235

2015-16

1

7

7

2

10

46

303

2016-17

1

8

8

2

13

57

362