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Rural Health Center

Rural Health Centres

Rural Health Training Centre, Sembakkam
Objectives:

To provide health care to rural population and implement Community health learning to Medical and Paramedical students

Functions and Activities
  • Medical care and laboratory services to common health problems in rural area
  • Referral services of complicated cases and emergency cases after stabilizing to higher center.
  • Maintaining the family folder/records/health details of the coverage population
  • Actively involved in National Health programs
  • Creating awareness through health education programs among rural population
  • Providing Maternal and child health services
  • Training of Medical and Para medical students
Field practicing area
  • Sembakkam
  • Manamathi
  • Arugundram
  • Karanai
  • Karanai
  • Venbedu
Intensive Coverage Area
  • Sembakkam
  • Kottamedu
  • Manamathi
Services offered at RHTC
  • Preventive health services: Screening for Communicable and Non-Communicable diseases, Health education sessions, Implementing national health programmes
    • National Health programmes

      The department of Community medicine is actively involved in implementing, monitoring and evaluating of nation health programmes like Revised National Tuberculosis control programme, Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent programme, National Vector Borne Disease control programme, National Programme for prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke, Integrated Disease Surveillance Program in the field practice area of UHTC and RHTC.

    • Health day observations

      All the national and International health days are observed in both the centres. The IEC material is prepared by the CRRIs and awareness sessions were given by the assistant professor, postgraduates and medical officers.

  • Curative health services: Outpatient services, pharmacy, laboratory services, Day care services, referral services and specialty clinics.
  • Training services: Community health and research activities training for Undergraduates (MBBS), postgraduates (MD community medicine and other specialties)
  • Laboratory Service: Basic Investigations like Hb estimation, Blood grouping, ESR, Urine -Albumin, Sugar, Blood sugar levels etc., are given at free of cost.