The “National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVDs and Stroke” (NPCDCS) & “National Programme for Health Care of Elderly” (NPHCE) were launched in April 2011 by Hon’ble CM, Odisha in Nuapada District. Subsequently the programmes were extended to Bolangir, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nawarangpur in 2011-12.
Prevent and control common NCDs through behaviour and life style changes,
Provide early diagnosis and management of common NCDs,
Build capacity at various levels of health care for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common NCDs,
Train human resources within the public health setup viz doctors, paramedics staff to cope with the increasing burden of NCDs, and
Establish and develop capacity for palliative & rehabilitative care.
Prevention through behavior change
Establishing and strengthening affordable Diagnosis facilities
Treatment of NCDs
Linkages with Medical Colleges
Capacity building of HR in NCDs and Geriatric Care