National Programme on Control of Blindness has been implemented in
India specifically to reduce the prevalence from 14 blind persons per
1000 population to 3 per 1000 population.
Tamil Nadu, at present the prevalence of Blind persons is 2 per 1000.
Programme has been implemented and headed by The Project Director,
National Programme on Control of Blindness, New Delhi.
Director of Medical Education is the Co-coordinator of the programme
at the State level and the respective Joint Director of Health
Services of the Districts are implementing the programme in the Districts.
Aids Control Programme has been headed and implemented by The
Project Officer, State Aids Control Society, Chennai 8 in the State.
Director of Medical Education is the Co-coordinator, at the state
level for monitoring and implementing the programme and the Joint
Director of Health Services of the Districts in their respective districts.
Health Check-up Scheme:
scheme has been introduced in the Medical College Hospitals and in
the Government Head Quarters Hospitals of the all the Districts in
the State as per G.O.Ms.No.341 Health Dated 2.7.1999 by the State Government.
main aim of this scheme is to do a complete master health check-up
of those willing people by collecting a nominal fee of Rs.250/- per
head and at free of cost for those people who are below the
Health Pprogramme: Trichy:
a view to provide Mental Health Care Delivery, to the rural people,
the Government of India have sanctioned National Mental
Health Programme at Trichy.
this programme, Mental Health Team consisting of Psychiatrist,
Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatric Social Workers, Nurses, Driver,
MBA, Statistical Assistant was formed.</FO