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National Programme on Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis in India

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National Programme on Prevention and Control of Viral  Hepatitis in India under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017):

OBJECTIVES

·      To establish laboratory network for laboratory based surveillance of viral hepatitis in different geographical locations of India.

·       To ascertain the prevalence of different types of viral hepatitis in different zones of the country.

·        To provide laboratory support for outbreak investigation of hepatitis through established network of laboratories.

·    To develop technical material for generating awareness among healthcare providers and in the community about waterborne and blood borne hepatitis.

 

TARGETS

·       Establishment of laboratory based surveillance for viral hepatitis in the country for collection of data. Development of testing and surveillance guidelines and its dissemination.

·        A total of 10 labs will be strengthened by the end of 12th Five Year Plan

·        Training of manpower/health care providers in 10 regional labs including NCDC i.e. the reference lab.

·        A total of 10 working group meetings and 10 technical advisory group meetings will be conducted

·        Development of IEC for providers and community.

·        Establishment of baseline  data  for hepatitis to see the impact 

 

ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN ARE:

·        Development of surveillance of viral hepatitis

    • Surveillance for prevalence of viral hepatitis in various geographical regions: Concept Plan has been developed to carry out Surveillance for prevention and control of viral hepatitis in various geographical regions and will initiate surveillance through 10 laboratory network in a phase manner.

·        A handbook on Safe Injection Practices guidelines has been developed as a part of IEC    for prevention and control of blood transmitted pathogens and has been circulated to different states. 

 

For comments and suggestions, please mail at hepatitissurveillance@gmail.com

 

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