Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) has started functioning in Jammu and Kashmir. Recently the Chief Secretary in a review meeting asked for organizing camps across UT of J&K for conducting free screening of people.
While providing the insights into the working of NHM here the Secretary Health, Bhupinder Kumar informed the meeting that all adults aged above 30 years have been enrolled into NCD portal. He added that the risk assessment (CBAC) has been completed for 46 Lakh and 37 Lakh screened for Diabetes, Hypertension and three common cancers namely oral, cervical and breast Cancers.
He informed that about 67 Projects (810 Beds) under ECRP-II have been completed which includes 25 Maternal ICUs (215 ICU beds), 20 Paediatric Hybrid ICUs (209 HDU/ICU Beds) and 11 Oxygen Supported Paediatric wards (278 oxygen supported beds), 11 Prefab Units (108 Beds).. Besides, work on 8 Projects (150 Beds) is going on currently under this mission.
It was said that 298 DNB seats (Broad Specialty/Super specialty/ fellowship) have been approved for 20 Public Health facilities (10 GMCs/8 DHs/2 CHCs) out of which 196 candidates have joined as on date.
Regarding the IT tool TeleManas, it was announced that a UT level 24×7 Cell and one mentoring Institute at IMHANS, Psychiatric Diseases Hospital, GMC Srinagar has been established. It was added that more than 20000 calls have been received by the Tele-MANAS cell till now.