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Here you can know about all the programmes which came under the Ministry of govt. health and welfare department with the complete information of the program which includes date, time and place.

List of National Health Programme are given below:

Health Programme Name Description
Guinea Worm Eradication Programme (Gwep) Guinea Worm Eradication Program (GWEP) was established in the year 1986 under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.
National Aids Control Programme National AIDS Control Programme was established in the year 1986-87.The initial cases of HIV/AIDS were reported among commercial sex workers in Mumbai and Chennai and injecting drug users in the north-eastern State of Manipur. The major objective of this programme is Strengthen and control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD),spread awareness among people on HIV transmission and prevention.
National Cancer Control Programme It is begin in the year 1975 with an objective to provide Primary prevention of cancers by health education regarding hazards of tobacco consumption and necessity of genital hygiene for prevention of cervical cancer, etc.
National Diabetes Control Programme National Diabetes Control programme was launched in the year 1987 in some states of the country. The main objective of this programme is to prevention of diabetes through identification of high risk subjects and early intervention in the form of health education in rural and urban areas,Rehabilitation of those partially or totally handicapped diabetes people and provides appropriate and affordable medication.
National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme This programme was launched by the government of India in the year 1962 with the name National Goitre Control Programme which is now called the National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme (NIDDCP).The main aim of this programme is Production and supply of iodized salt to the endemic regions, To launch extensive information, education and communication strategy through mass media to improve the dietary habits of the populations, and To coordinate with similar ongoing programme being implemented in the country.
National Leprosy Eradication Programme Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae.It affects the skin of a person suffering from leprosy and peripheral nerves.Timely diagnosis and treatment of cases, before nerve damage has occurred, is the most effective way of preventing disability due to leprosy. The National Leprosy eradication programme was launched in the year 1983 under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India with an aim to arrest the disease activity in all the known cases of leprosy.
National Mental Health Programme The National Mental Health Programme was implemented by the government of India in the year 1982.The major objective and aim of this programme is to prevention and treatment of mental and neurological disorders and their associated disabilities,use of mental health technology to improve general health services,to promote participation of community in the mental health services development programmes and to stimulate efforts towards self-help in the community.
National Programme For Control Of Blindness National Programme for Control of Blindness was started in the year 1976 in under the govt of India. The main objectives of this programme to develop eye care facilities in every district, to develop human resources for providing Eye Care Services, to reduce the prevalence of blindness, and to improve quality of service delivery.
Nutritional Programmes Special nutrition programme in India was launched in the year 1970-71.It provides supplementary feeding of about 300 calories and 10 grams of protein to preschool children and about 500 calories and 25 grams of protein to expected and nursing mothers for six days a week. Applied nutrition program in India (ANP) was also started in 1962. The main objective of this programme is to provide nutritional education, To promote local food production e.g. poultry, horticulture, kitchen garden etc and improve the nutrition and health status of children in the age group of 0-6 years.
Reproductive And Child Health Programme This programme was start in the year 1997.The main objective of this programme is to reduce infant, child and maternal mortality rates,Prevention of Unwanted Pregnancies: Increase Access to Contraceptives,Management of RTIs/STDs,Essential New Born Care, Diarrhea Control Programme and ORS Programme and many others.
Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (Rntcp)Dots Strategy The National TB Control Programme was launched in the year 1962 with an aim detect cases earliest and treat them and also establishing district Tuberculosis centre in every district of the country.The program gives, free of cost, best anti-tubercular drugs or medicine across the country through the various Primary Health Centres and the growing number of private-sector DOTS-providers.
Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme National Vector Borne Disease Control Program is popularly known as NVBDCP.The main aim of this programme is to prevent and revention and control of vector borne diseases i.e. Malaria, Dengue, Lymphatic Filariasis, Kala-azar, Japanese Encephalitis and Chikungunya in India.As a state intitaitive, Artesunate injection provided to referral hospitals for treatment of complicated malaria cases.
Yaws Eradication Programme Yaw is a highly infectious disease transmitted by direct (person-to-person) contact.It is characterized by a primary skin lesion (Early Yaws) which usually occurs in children and adolescents in endemic situation.Yaws replicates the wounds of scabies, impetigo, skin tuberculosis, tinea versicolor, tropical ulcer, leprosy and psoriasis. Yaws Eradication Programme was started in the year 1996-97 in Orissa and after started in other states also. The main objective of this programme is abolition of Yaws from the country and stop the spread of yaws infection (no case) in the country.