SOVA has been managing the Health and Wellness Center [erstwhile Primary Health Center (New)] at Srimula of Dhenkanal since 19th September 2010. It covers approximately 30000 population in 4 Grampanchayats; namely Tumusinga, Kantio Kateni, Kantio Putasahi and Kantapal. It is managed with staff strength of 6; 1 Medical Officer In-charge, 1 Medical Officer (AYUSH), 1 Pathologist, 1 ANM, 1 Laboratory technician and 1 Sweeper-cum-attendant. The accounts are managed by 1 Part Time Accountant.
The prime activity of the H&WC is to ensure proper and adequate clinical and referral services, ensure cent per cent institutional delivery, deliver Antenatal and Post-natal care, Create awareness on health issues.
Services rendered :
- 24x7 emergency/ Casualty services.
- OPD service for 7- days per week as per the timings specified by the state government.
- Labour room and essential of obstetrics facility.
- Make available essential medicine as per State Government Drug policy.
- Participate in an implementation of national programmes of Health and Family Welfare including the National Health Mission.
- Emergency during epidemic / out break of communicable disease.
- Outreach services including conducting immunization sessions. Health and Nutrition Day etc. with the help of health workers and ANMs of the sub-centers.
- Pathological Laboratory facilities
- SPecilisation Services (Gyaenocology, Pediatric, Opthalmogy )
- Treament through Yoga & Meditation
- Mobile Health Unit
A Hospital Management Committee (the Rogi Kalyan Samiti) is in place at the apex level to manage the affairs of the PHC (N). It has 15 members.
Health Camp at Nadhara & Ranjasingha, In collaboration with Nava Bharat Ventures Ltd., a corporate located at Sibapur of Dhenkanal; SOVA organized two general health camps at Satyam Shivam Sundaram High school at Nadhara village at Primary school of Ranjasingha village in Odapada Blocks. The camps were well propagated before the event. Leaflets and handouts were distributed among the public, flex banners were stuck at strategic points. ASHAs, the Anganwadi workers and the ANMs working in the area were sensitized and were motivated to further motivate local population to attend the camp. The efforts ended in an amazing 400 persons attending the camp at Nadhara and 432 persons at Ranjasingha.