Disease Eradication Programmes under Union Health Ministry

The vector is affected by factors such as temperature, humidity, and rainfall, so it is impossible to completely eradicate VBD from the world.
Sheena

Updated: Jul 26, 2021 09:47:11 pm

26 July 2021 Current Affairs:The government is implementing 3 disease eradication programs, namely the National Vector-borne Disease Control Program (NVBDCP), the National Leprosy Eradication Program (NLEP), and the National Tuberculosis Elimination  Program (NTEP). 

National Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme (NVBDCP):
♦ The program's plan is to eliminating three diseases: Malaria, Filaria, and Kala-Azar.
♦ These diseases are being targeted for elimination rather than eradication.
♦ The vector is affected by factors such as temperature, humidity, and rainfall, so it is impossible to completely eradicate VBD from the world.
 
National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP)
♦ Active Case Detection and Regular Surveillance in both rural and urban areas, via ASHAs and Frontline Workers, to ensure regular and early detection of leprosy cases in order to prevent grade II disabilities. 
♦ Leprosy screening has been combined with Rashtriya Kishore Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) for screening children (0-18 years old) 
♦ Leprosy screening has been combined with the comprehensive primary health care activities of Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Center (AB-HWC) to screen people over 30 years of age.

National TB Elimination programme(NTEP)
♦ Early diagnosis of all TB patients, prompt treatment with quality-assured drugs and treatment regimens, & appropriate patient support systems to encourage adherence.
♦ Interacting with patients seeking treatment in the private sector.
♦ Prevention strategies, such as active case finding and contact tracing, in high-risk / vulnerable populations
♦ Infection control in the air.
♦ A multi-sectoral approach to dealing with social determinants.
 
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