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Centre for Non Communicable Diseases

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Name of Technical Division

Centre for Non Communicable Diseases

 Head of the Division

Dr. Anshu Sharma

CMO(SAG) & HOD

Telephone: 011-23917287 (0)

Email: anshshar56@gmail.com

Other officers in the Division

 

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

CMO(NFSG) & OIC GSS

Dr. Rinku Sharma(PH)

Deputy Director

Dr. Hema Gogia

Medical Officer

Ms. Kanchan Bhardwaj

Private Secretary

 

Centre for NCDs was established in February, 2015. Mandate of Centre for NCDs at NCDC includes:

Technical support to NPCDCS

Capacity building

IEC & Advocacy with policy makers and NPCDCS programme managers

Monitoring & Evaluation

Research 

  • Activities

Internal Review of NPCDCS in 2015-16 of initial 100 districts, to assess the implementation status, data validation and program outcomes.

Developed the ‘Training Module for Medical Officers for Prevention, Control and Population level Screening of Hypertension, Diabetes and Common Cancer (Oral, Breast and Cervical)’ under NPCDCS.

Organized the National Level Training of Trainers for Medical officers for 29 states and 4 UTs to roll out Population level screening under NPCDCS.

Investigated root cause of disability in four villages namely Hariharpur, Godiapalli, Chediapalli and Panchrida Manpur of Odagaon block in Nayagarh district of  Odisha state.

Prepared and released CD Alert on Rheumatic Heart Disease and Diabetes

Screening for NCDs and their risk factors among faculty and staff of NCDC.

Causes of non compliance to continuum of care in patients screened under NPCDCS for hypertension and/or diabetes in Sundergarh, Odisha 2016 (ongoing).

A Study to establish the risk factors for cancer in Mustafabad district of Delhi (ongoing) 

  • IEC Activities: Celebration of International Days of Public health Importance key health days

World Health Day

World No Tobacco Day,

International Day of Yoga

World Diabetes day,

World Heart Day

Seminar on Rheumatic Heart Disease

Way Forward:

Activities for strengthening the NPCDCS

Monitoring the roll out of Population Based Screening in the respective states

Improving quality of data recording, validating & timely reporting from sub-centre to the state level utilising the revised registers and formats under the programme.

Research in collaboration with states

ICMR Study‘Implementation of Survey for Monitoring National NCD Targets: 2015-16’ in states of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi in 2017-18.