About Department
School: Health Check Programme
.Health department of the state looks after health of all children ranging from new born children to 14 years in this programme.
.Treatment of children in ailments like anemia, serious diseases of heart, kidney and cancer is provided in prominent hospitals in the state or outside state free. About one crore boys are checked under the programme.
.The children who required referal services are sent to civil hospitals of the district, where pediatricians, eye surgeons, ear, nose and throat surgeons, dental surgeons, dermatologists provide medical treatment.
.The children who suffer from visual disability are provided free spectacles.
Gov of Gujarat Provide 450 lakh.
.Pilot project of Health oriented school programme has been started in Gujarat for the first time in country with the cooperation of world health organisation, UNICEF, UNESCO and word bank.