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National Health Programmes In India

Following is the list of National Health Programmes In India:




 S.No. National Health Programmes
Year of Beginning
 1 National Cancer Control Programme  1975 Primary prevention of cancers by health education regarding
hazards of tobacco consumption and necessity of genital hygiene for prevention of cervical cancer, etc.
 2  National Program of Health Care for the Elderly (NPHCE)
To provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative services to the elderly persons at various level of health care delivery system of the country, etc.
 3  National Program for Prevention and Control of Deafness (NPPCD)
 ---- To prevent the avoidable hearing loss on account of disease or injury, etc.
 4  District Mental Health Program (NMHP)
To ensure availability and accessibility of minimum mental health care for all in the foreseeable future, particularly to the most vulnerable and underprivileged sections of population.
 5 National Cancer Registry Programme 1982 To provide true information on cancer prevalence and incidence.
 6 National Tobacco Control Program 2007 Preventing the initiation of smoking among young people, educating, motivating and assisting smokers to quit smoking, etc.
 7 National Leprosy Eradication Program started in 1955, launched in 1983
To arrest the disease activity in all the known cases of leprosy.
 8  Universal Immunization Program (UIP)  1985 To achieve self-sufficiency in vaccine production and the manufacture of cold-chain equipment for storage purpose, etc.
 9 National Vector Borne Disease Control Program  ---- For the prevention and control of vector borne diseases

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swetha ,

need to display all health programmes in India in detail


im doing pg in community health nursing so i want do praject work in univarsal immunization program in WHO so give details how to register in who.....


this is good to improve the knowledge.i like this....


kindley inform me the health programmes in india for my higher studies


need health programmes details, as soon as possible, and contact details of the coordinator.

abhishek verma,

complete PG community medicine & public health

abhishek verma,

plz tell me if any vaccancy i have completed master of community medicine & public health

Dr Vikas Gupta,

it is a very useful agency


is there any specific health programmes realted to cardiovascular and thoracic conditions?

suraj tyagi,

plz sent me details of the national health programme

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