Curative healthcare systesm in India is regarded in terms of our approach to overcome COMMUNICABLE DISEASES and NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Programme to address Communicable diseases


–>Target diseases : Malaria, Filariasis, Kala azar, Chickungunya

–>Performance of NVDCP

  • Integrated vector management
  • Disease management : early detection and treatment
  • Supportive intervention : awareness creation
  • Vaccination


  • More concentrated in Northeast India
  • Integrated Malaria Control Programme : World Bank supported
  • success rate : 44% reduction India


  • This disease is spread by mosquitoes and black flies
  • Coastal districts are more prone
  • Annual Massive Drug Administration(AMDA)
  • Almost eliminated by 2015

–>Kala azar

  • Bihar, UP and West Bengal most affected states
  • Caused by sand fly
  • Target to elimiante : 2010 – but so far 30% achieved

–>Japanese Encaphalitis

  • no cure for disease , only vaccination is available
  • viral disaease
  • UP and Bihar most affected
  • Added to mission indradhanush


  • Highest health burden in India[1 in 4 children die of TB]
  • Highly linked to poverty [because of lack of access to healthcare]
  • 1.8 million people suffer from TB
  • most of them working in unorganised sector
  • Revised National TB Control Programme – started mainly because of the emergence of drug resistance,lack of targeting and non completion of treatment
  • DOTS STRATEGY [Directly Observed Treatment Shortcuts]- political and administrative commitment to have a comprehensive approach to deal with disease..Give good quality diagnosis, supervised treatment and systematic monotoring…..
  • STOP TB Campaign : free diagnosis and treatment…. R&D etc

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