Sunday, 15 July 2012

NRHM has spend 96% of its fund for Ernakulam

National Rural Health Mission spent 96% of its fund allotted to Ernakulam during 2011-12. Of the Rs 67.36 crore allotted, Rs 64.52 crore was used for various projects, including neo-natal healthcare and vaccination programmes.
NRHM district manager Dr K V Beena said, 40 medical camps were organized last year, attended by 47,219 patients. Last year, five laparoscopic tubectomy camps and two non-scalpel vasectomy camps were organized. Around 8,567 women and 302 men underwent sterilization. Special clinics to address issues faced by adolescents were opened in Paravur and Fort Kochi taluk hospitals. Teen-clubs were opened in five colleges in association with National Service Scheme. Each was allotted Rs 10,000.
NRHM appointed 65 doctors and 92 nurses in various hospitals on contract basis. Three mobile medical units were set up for patients in remote areas. It funded two floating hospitals to cater to Valanthakkad and Kadamakkudy islands and a mobile medical unit in Kuttampuzha.
source:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/National-Rural-Health-Mission-spent-96-of-its-Ernakulam-fund/articleshow/14916214.cms

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