NLEP

NATIONAL LEPROSY ERADICATION PROGRAMME (NLEP), UT-CHANDIGARH

INTRODUCTION

  1. State Health Society – National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP) U.T. Chandigarh, GMSH sector 16 Chandigarh
  2. I. State Health Society – NLEP was established in August 1996 in Chandigarh.
  3. The primary function of the SHS-NLEP is to provide treatment to the persons who are affected with leprosy and spread the awareness among general public through its IEC Activities regarding:-
  4. Signs and symptoms of the disease.
  5. 100% curability of the disease.
  6. Availability of free MDT o Awareness for early detection and treatment and prevention of disability.
  7. SHS – NLEP U.T. Chandigarh has 4 reporting centers for free treatment of leprosy patients in Chandigarh.
  8. These centers includes GMSH – 16, PGIMER, GMCH 32, CHC Mani Majra. The head office being Skin OPD, GMSH – 16, Chandigarh from where the compiled and cumulative reports from all the 4 centers are sent to Director General – Leprosy, Central Leprosy Division, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India with a copy to NHM, U.T. Chandigarh
  9. II. NAME and ADDRESS of CENTEr where facilities being provided to the public
S. No. Name and Address of the Unit Type of facilities provided to Public
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National Leprosy Eradication Programme

Skin OPD, Govt. Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector – 16, Chandigarh

DPMR Services  

Physical Rehabilitation to Person Affected with Leprosy (PAL):- i) MCR footwear

ii) Dressing Material

iii) Calipers & splints

iv) Spectacles

v) Physiotherapy.

vi) Free Supportive Medicine

  1. Contact details of Programme Officer/Officer -Incharge

Name : Dr. SIMRAT KAUR

Address : National Leprosy Eradication Programme Room No. 135-36, Skin OPD, Govt. Multi Speciality Hospital, Sector – 16, Chandigarh

Phone : (O)0172-2783258

e-mail : shs.nlep@gmail.com

IV. Achievements of national leprosy eradication program

• Drugs & Reconstructive Surgery (RCS): • Free MDT is available in all the Reporting centers for the leprosy affected patients in Chandigarh. • Free Reconstructive surgery facility can be availed by eligible person with an incentive of Rs. 8000/- paid to him/her. • Supportive medicine , free MCR footwear and other Aids and appliances are freely available.

  • Cases on record as on 31st March 2014 - 135
  • Total new cases detected - 173
  • Cases discharged - 146
  • No. of “Other cases” Treatment - 143
  • Balance cases as on 31st March-2015 - 162
    • PR - 1.44/10000
    • ANCDR - 15.39/100000
    • MB - 67%
    • PB - 33%
    • Female cases - 34%
    • Child cases - 4%
    • Deformity cases G-II (Visible) - 6%
    • Treatment Completion Rate - 100%
  • Prevalence Rate (PR) - 1.44/10000
  • Annual New Case Detection Rate (ANCDR) - 15.39/100000
  • Treatment Completion Rate (TCR) - 100%

V.  Information Education Communication Activities under the program(Click here to download)

Updated On: 04/24/2017 - 15:24
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