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Meeting on Communicable Diseases Held on 01-June-2016 at District Hospital Auditorium,

Tumakuru under the chairmanship of CEO, ZP- Tumkuru.

Meeting was attended by the following COMMUNITY MEDICINE STAFF of SIMS and RH

1. Dr. Sunil Kumar (Professor & HOD )

2, Dr. Waseem Anjum (Assistant Professor)

Minutes of Meeting

 The meeting was chaired by CEO, DHO, DSO and DMO, Tumakuru.

 All the Medical Officers of PHC’s and Taluka Health Officers attended the meeting.

 At the start DHO addressed the gathering and was very keen regarding the cleanliness of individual PHC’s and informed PHC medical officers and THO’s for maintenance of the same.

 District Surveillance Officer Dr. Purushotham addressed the gathering and informed regarding the activities to be done for prevention of communicable diseases at PHC level, taluk level and district level

 He gave the information regarding the present statistics of different communicable diseases in Tumkur district and told what are the measures to be taken for its prevention

 Rapid response team was formed for prevention of outbreak

 Tumkur Mahanagara Palike Engineer was informed regarding the areas which are the source of epidemic along with the maintenance of cleanliness of left out sites and drainages.

 Veterinary Doctors were also involved and informed regarding their Contribution.

 Minimum of 10 Hospitals from each Taluk should send the P and L forms to the DSO for reporting compulsorily.

 DSO informed regarding the IEC activities to be done at PHC level, Community level, Taluk level and District level.

 DSO also informed regarding the contribution of Education Department and their activities for prevention of communicable diseases.

Role of Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Hospital:-

• Contribution of Community Medicine staff in Rapid Response Team during the time of Outbreak.

• Reporting of Communicable Diseases to DSO, Tumkuru.

• Involvement in IEC activities for involving medical, nursing and paramedical students.


Involvement in National Health Programme- NPSP



Involvement in National Health Programme- NPSP

Workshop on“tOPV to bOPV SWITCH” and “IPV Introduction in Karnataka” Held on 30-Mar-2016, DHO Office Tumakuru.

Minutes of Meeting


 The SWITCH tOPV to bOPVis called the SWITCH and will be globally coordinated process. In India National SWITCH day will be on 25-Apr-2016, when bOPV will replace tOPV. All tOPV stocks will be completely withdrawn and destroyed as per the guidelines.

 Cold chain points / Primary Health Centres / Community Health Centres /Urban Health Centres will receive bOPV1 to 2 days before the SWITCH (22-Apr-2016). They will be given a vehicle to push-exchange tOPV with bOPV.

 District vaccines switch team consisting of notified health staff will be formed.

 NATIONAL SWITCH DAY 25-Apr-2016 1. Stop Use of tOPV 2. Remove tOPV from Cold chain 3. Send all tOPV for disposal 4. Begin use of bOPV

 VALIDATION Phase - 25-Apr-2016 to 9-May-2016

1. Completely dispose tOPV

2. Validate tOPV disposal


1. Declare the country tOPV free

2. “IPV Introduction in Karnataka”

 IPV reduces risk of re-introduction of type 2 polio virus.

 IPV should be introduced in routine immunization around the time of tOPV to bOPV SWITCH. Two fractional doses of IPV produces high immunity base fot type 2 polio virus.

 Dosage and Route

1. Two doses – 6 and 14 weeks.

2. INTRADERMALroute in right upper arm.

3. Each dose of 0.1ML using BCG Syringe.

ROLE of Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences and RH.

 Return all tOPV vials to stockists and Buy bOPV by 24-Apr-2016.

 Start usage of bOPV25-Apr-2016.

 Need of external monitors for validation phase two weeks after introduction of the programme.

Workshop was attended by the following COMMUNITY MEDICINE STAFF

Dr.Sunilkumar (Professor & HOD )

Dr.Vidya.B (Assistant Professor)

Dr.Amruth M (Assistant Professor)


Free Pap Smear Camp at Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital on 30-01-2016


Free Health Camp at Kondli on 08-01-2016


Free Eye Camp at Kodigehalli, Madhugeri Tq on 05-1-2016




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