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AAPLA DAWAKHANA will deliver people Centered, holistic, equity sensitive, quality response to people’s health needs through a process of population enumeration (during community visits) & home cum community interactions and improving people’s participation.

The healthcare services to be provided at AAPLA DAWAKHANA will include health promotion, early identification, ensuring treatment adherence, follow-up care, ensuring continuity of care by appropriate referrals, optimal home and community follow-up, disease surveillance, and health promotion and prevention for the expanded range of CPHC services.

The twelve packages as envisaged under AB – CPHC are:

  1. Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth.
  2. Neonatal and Infant Health Care Services
  3. Childhood and Adolescent Health Care Services.
  4. Family Planning, Contraceptive Services and other Reproductive Health Care Services
  5. Management of Communicable Diseases: National Health Programme
  6. Management of Common communicable diseases and outpatient care for acute simple illness and minor ailments
  7. Screening, Prevention, Control and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases
  8. Care for Common Ophthalmic and ENT Problems
  9. Basic Oral Health Care
  10. Elderly and Palliative Health Care Services
  11. Emergency Medical Services including Burns and Trauma
  12. Screening and Basic Management of Mental Health Ailments

In case, if required for providing clinical services, AAPLA DAWAKHANA can also be utilized as a platform for teleconsultation and expanding the range of diagnostics.

Apart from other services, an integration of Yoga and AYUSH services as appropriate to people’s needs are required for provision of all-inclusive health services.

As defined in this guideline states can add more tests in hub & spoke model; if range of diagnostics is to be expanded particularly in urban areas. To ensure continuum of care, assured referral with facility readiness to manage referred cases must be established with the government secondary / tertiary level facilities in urban areas.

The referral transport network should have the requisite number of equipped ambulances (depending on population norms) and adequately trained human resources.

Program specific outreach camps for screening and early detection of diseases such as TB, leprosy, fever, hypertension, diabetes, asthma, glaucoma, blindness, etc., special health drives, vaccination drives, health camps for disease specific awareness generation or other program related activities, convergence activities with other departments for health promotion/awareness generation by addressing social determinants of health such as sanitation, water, gender issues, violence, substance abuse, etc., public health surveillance, outbreak investigation in case of any outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics, Disaster mitigation / disaster management activities in case of floods, droughts, earthquakes, landslides, etc., targeted interventions for migrants population sub groups residing in urban areas are some of the examples of such outreach sessions.