NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF CANCER, DIABETES, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES & STROKE (NPCDCS)

  1. INTRODUCTION:

  2. Cancer, Diabetes, Cardio Vascular diseases & Stroke comprises major share of morbidity and mortality among non-communicable diseases in India. Early intervention can prevent, defer or reduce the extent of severity of complications of NCDS. Early detection of these diseases and the complications during the course of the diseases are of prime importance. Early detection can be done at all health facilities using various methods and curative services will depend on the severity of the diseases. The health facilities need to be equipped accordingly.


  3. OBJECTIVES:
    1. Early detection of persons with high levels of Risk Factors
    2. Health Education
    3. Strengthening of Health facilities at all levels to tackle NCDS
  4. UNITS:
    1. State NCD Cell at Regional Cancer Centre, Agartala
    2. District NCD cells & NCD clinics at 8 Districts (in phase manner).
    3. NCD clinics at sub-divisional Hospitals & Community Health centers (in phase manner).
  5. COMPONENTS:
    1. District NPCDCS Programme
    2. IEC/BCC
    3. Research and Capacity Building
    4. Inter-sectoral Convergence
    5. Monitoring &Evaluation


    6. DISTRICT NPCDCS PROGRAMME
        OBJECTIVES:
      1. Awareness creation on healthy life styles among general population
      2. Detection of high risk group through screening
      3. Targeted intervention to reduce morbidity and mortality


      The programme shall be implemented with the help of
      1. ASHA
      2. Health worker
      3. Anganwadi Workers
      4. NGO
      5. Medical Officers at PHC/CHC/SDH/DH
      6. Other contractual staff appointed under the programme


      1. IEC/BCC
        • Change in dietary habits
        • Increase in physical activity
        • Avoidance of alcohol & tobacco
        • Stress management
      2. Strategy:
        • Organizing awareness and sensitization camps
        • Use of electronic and print media.
        • Interpersonal communication
        • Development of posters, leaflets, hoardings
      3. RESEARCH & CAPACITY BUILDING:
        • Organization of training workshops for ASHAS, link workers, MPW(F), Medical Officers, Paramedical Personnel Pharmacists & Laboratory technicians etc at PHC, CHC, SDH, District and state level
        • Data recording and analysis at state NCD cell.
        • Publication of monthly bulletin.
      4. INTER-SECTORAL CONVERGENCE:
        • Integration with NRHM activities
        • Convergence with Department of Education, Agriculture, Food Processing, ICAT, Youth affairs & Sports, Commerce &Industry, Department of Revenue & Department of Rural & Urban Development.
      5. MONITORING &EVALUATION:
        • Monitoring will be conducted at district and state level on quarterly basis
        • Monitoring formats are being developed at central level and shared with the state. May be integrated with HIMS.
      1. ACTIVITIES AT DIFFERENT LEVELS:
      2. 1. Activities at village level: a. Mass screening
      3. Methodology:
        • Questionnaire
        • Height & Weight measurement
        • BP recording
        • Maintenance of NCD register
        ii. Awareness creation:
        • Methodology
        • Use of IEC materials like flip charts etc.
        • Counseling
        • Inter personal communication
      4. Referral services:
        • Referring of those who are at risk of NCDs to the nearest health centre.
      5. Activities at PHC/CHC/SDH level:
        • Diagnosis & Treatment
        • Counseling on diet and life style management
        • A weekly clinic on designated days by the trained medical officers.
        • PHC shall maintain a separate register containing the details of the patients for future use and follow-up.
        • Data forwarding the district NCD cell
        • Conduct screening camps
        • Referral services
      6. Activities at District Hospital:
      7. Screening of patients
      8. Conduct of Special clinics for cancer diabetes, CVD, stroke
      9. To provide facilities for diagnosis and management of cancer, diabetes, CVD, stroke
      10. Referral service to tertiary facilities/medical college & Regional Cancer Centre.
      11. Activities at Medical College Hospital & Regional Cancer Centre.
        • Diagnosis and management
        • Training
        • Research
        • Evaluation
      12. Activities at district NCD cell:
        • Compilation of all the NCD related data from the district
        • Organizing training
        • To undertake IEC activities
        • To conduct meetings and discussions related to health promotion
        • District programme shall run through the District Health & Family welfare Society set up under NRHM.
      13. Activities at State NCD Cell:
        • Shall be state nodal agency for implementing the programme
        • Shall coordinate and monitor the programme at state level
        • Shall function as liaisoning agency between centre, state and district

        Sl. No.

        Name of the Incumbent

        Name of the Post

        Place of Posting

        Mobile Number

        1

        Sri. Swarup Roy

        State Finance - Cum - Logistic Consultant .

        State NCD Cell, Regional Cancer Centre, Agartala

        9402142822

        2

        Sri. Jayanta Debnath

        Data Entry Operator

        State NCD Cell, Regional Cancer Centre, Agartala

        9774310950

        3

        Dr. Arpan Pal

        District Programme Coordinator

        State NCD Cell, O/o the MD, Palace Compound, Agartala

        9436569649

        4

        Sri Subrata Das

        District Finance cum Logistic Consultant

        Office of the Chief Medical Officer, West, Agartala

        9436451553

        5

        Sri. Arijit Das

        District Finance - Cum - Logistic Consultant.

        Office of the Chief Medical Officer(Gomati),Udaipur

        8575833438

        6

        Sri. Samarjit Choudhuri

        Physiotherapist

        o/o Gomati  District, Hospital, Udaipur

        8730988657

        7

        Smt. Nilima Deb(Sen)

        Counselor

        o/o Gomati  District, Hospital, Udaipur

        9436490404

        8

        Sri. Pranab Majumder

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Chief Medical Officer (Gomati),  Udaipur

        9612172906

        9

        Sri. Goutam Deb

        Data Entry Operator

        Office of the Chief Medical Officer(Unakoti),Kailasahar

        8730012281

        10

        Sri. Arindam Roy

        Physiotherapist

        o/o Unokoti District, Hospital, Kailashar

        9436348168

        11

        Smt. Chandra Mallik

        Counselor

        O/o Melagarh SDH, Sepahijala

        7308350971/9862478615

        12

        Smt. Manalika Das

        Staff Nurse

        O/o Melagarh SDH, Sepahijala

        9774232474

        13

        Smt. Nandita Malla (Paul)

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Melagarh SDH, Sepahijala

        8974724105

        14

        Sri. Rati Kanta Debnath

        Staff Nurse

        O/o BSM Hospital, Kamalpur (SDH)

        7085233572/8257953751

        15

        Smt. Sutrishna Paul

        Laboratory Technician

        O/o BSM Hospital, Kamalpur (SDH)

        9436918691

        16

        Sri. Ratan Das

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o BSM Hospital, Kamalpur (SDH)

        9402593381

        17

        Sri. Himmat Debbarma

        Physiotherapist

        O/o Dhalai District Hospital, Kulai

        9436487508

        18

        Smt. Payel Debnath

        Staff Nurse

        O/o Dhalai District Hospital, Kulai

        8794549018/9774508562

        19

        Sri. Tamal Deb

        Staff Nurse

        O/o Dhalai District Hospital, Kulai

        9862816047

        20

        Sri. Gourav Bhattacharjee

        Finance cum Logistic Consultant (District Level)

        O/o the CMO Unakoti District, Kailasahar

        9774511616/9862452410

        21

        Smt. Piyali Saha

        Laboratory Technician

        O/o Amarpur SDH, Amarpur

        8731088983

        22

        Sri. Salka Jamatia

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Amarpur SDH, Amarpur

        9774212001/9615339517

        23

        Sri. Parimal Das

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Gandacharra SDH,Gandacharra 

        9774544582

        24

        Sri. Bikram Chakraborty

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o CMO, South Tripura, Belonia  

        9862066373

        25

        Sri. Biswajit Debnath

        Staff Nurse

        O/o Takarjala CHC

        9612286682/8415958118

        26

        Smt. Shilpi Ghosh

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Takarjala CHC

        9774423823

        27

        Sri. Tanuj Debbarma

        Counselor

        O/o Kanchanpur SDH, Kanchanpur

        8974776832

        28

        Smt. Debolina Acharjee

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Kanchanpur SDH, Kanchanpur

        9402122209

        29

        Sri. Subhendu Barua

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Chief Medical Officer, Dhalai, Ambassa

        9774432738

        30

        Sri. Sanjib Das

        Finance cum Logistic Consultant (District Level)

        O/o Chief Medical Officer, Dhalai, Ambassa

        8258046887

        31

        Sri. Gautam Bhattacharya

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o Sabroom SDH

        9089434690

        32

        Sri. Mrityunjoy Das

        Staff Nurse

        O/o the Unakoti District Hospital, Kailasahar

        9774163498

        33

        Sri. Ramu Saha

        Data Entry Operator

        O/o the Santirbazar District Hospital, South Tripura

        9774891230

        34

        Md. Rahul Islam

        Staff Nurse

        O/o the Santirbazar District Hospital, South Tripura

        9436948834/8794341990

        35

        Smt. Chingnu Mog

        Staff Nurse

        O/oSantirbazar District Hospital, South Tripura

        8414027432

        36

        Smt. Sanchita Das

        Staff Nurse

        O/oBelonia SDH, Belonia

        9402156303/9402336585

        37

        Sri. Arup Debnath

        Counselor

        O/oBelonia SDH, Belonia

        8974678563

        38

        Sri Dipak Sangma

        Physiotherapist

        O/o the North District Hospital

        8974553260

        39

        Sri Wilson Debbarma

        Physiotherapist

        O/o the Bishalgarh SDH

        9774229736

        40

        Sri Rajan Choudhury

        Physiotherapist

        Santirbazar District Hospital, South Tripura

        7289939450

        41

        Sri Suman Ghosh

        District Finance cum Logistic Consultant

        O/o the CMO South District, Belonia

        8974202646