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  Departments of Health >> SCHOOL HEALTH CHECKUP PROGRAM


        School Health Check-up Program started in Wardha district from 1st July 2008. Under this program, two Medical Officers (1-M, 1-F), Pharmacist and ANM were appointed for each block namely Wardha, Deoli, Hinganghat, Samudrapur, Seloo, Arvi, Ashti, Karanja. Each team has been given contractual vehicle for examining school children from rural areas. All the schools in district, 1216 were examined completely in the year 2008-09. The student target was 153026 and we have examined 133153 (87%). While examining the school students, 51326 minor injuries were treated at school level. Under this program, 4250 students were referred to Rural Hospitals, Sub District Hospitals and District Hospital for further management. In the month of Nov. 2008, Heart Disease Screening Camp for suspected heart disease students has been organized at Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi Meghe. In this screening camp, 216 suspected heart disease students were subjected to 2D ECHO and definite diagnosis made for 116 students on 21st Nov. 2008. Up till now 51 corrective heart surgeries were performed in different Govt. approved private Cardiac hospitals in Nagpur. 33 other surgeries were also performed at District Hospital, Wardha and Sub District Hospital Hinganghat.

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