School Health- Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram(SH-RBSK)

School Health Program is the single , largest health program operating in the state of Gujarat. Govt. of Gujarat, Department of Health in collaboration with Education Department & WCD started innovative School Health Program Since 1997.

A State level steering committee, under the chairmanship of Hon. Health Minister takes important decision about School Health Program.

Now School Health Program of Gujarat is integrated with Rashtriya Bal swasthya Karyakram and regular health checkup activities will be carried out through dedicated mobile health teams.

  • New born to 6 years Anganwadi (AW) children
  • Students enrolled in classes 1 to 12 in all schools (Government, Grant in aids & Private)
  • Non-school going children up to age of 18
  • Children / Juvenile home, Madrassa children
Services -
  • Primary Healthcare to Super – Specialty care
  • Health Screening and Medical checkup based on 4D’s : Birth Defects, Diseases, Deficiencies and Disabilities
  • Primary care on spot
  • Free Spectacles
  • Referral Services for Secondary and Tertiary care
  • Super-Specialty treatment for Heart, Kidney and Cancer Diseases including Renal Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Cochlear implant and Bone marrow transplant
  • Health Education

School Health Program: - 2017-18

Outcomes: Primary Healthcare

Health Service provider Target Achievement %
Health Worker 1,57,26,533 1,55,14,899 99
Medical Officer 21,96,840 21,96,840 100
Medical Specialist 1,84,118 1,84,118 100

Refarral Services

Pediatric Ophthalmic Dental Skin E.N.T Others Total
38,967 62,261 43,476 16,356 12,624 10,434 1,84,118

Super-Specialty Healthcare Services

Heart Cancer Kidney + Kidney Transplant Liver Transplant Total
22,932 1,843 3,508+25 0 28,308

New Initiative: Super-Specialty Healthcare Services

Super Specialty Cochlear Implant Cleft Lip/Palat Club Foot
Referred 501 524 530
Operated/ Treated 501 524 530

Community Awareness and Participation Activities

Activities 2017-18
Cleaning of water sources (wells & water works) 43,344
General cleaning in village and schools 96,826
Herbal Plantations 58,680
Healthy Baby Competitions 14,656
Healthy Ante Natal Competitions 16,600
Healthy Cooking Competitions 12,393
Exhibition on Nutritional food and nutritive items 11,656
Parents Meetings 19,764
Dada-Dadi Meeting 18,301
Gram Sanjivani Samiti Meetings 6,306

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