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Government Of Assam Dibrugarh District

NPPCB (National Programme for Control of Blindness)

The definition of Blindness under the National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) is hereby modified in line with WHO Definition:

"Presenting distance visually acuity less then 3/60(20/400) in the better eye and limitation of    field of vision to be less than 10 degrees from centre of fixation ".The nomenclature of the scheme is also changed from 'National Programme for Control of Blindness' to 

'National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment’. 

Goals & Objectives of NPCB & VI in the XII Plan

 

  • To reduce the backlog of blindness through identification and treatment of blind at primary,      secondary and tertiary levels based on assessment of the overall burden of visual impairment in the country.
  • Develop and strengthen the strategy of NPCB for “Eye Health” and prevention of visual impairment; through provision of comprehensive eye care services and quality service delivery.
  • Strengthening and up gradation of RIOs to become centre of excellence in various sub-specialities      of ophthalmology
  • Strengthening the existing and developing additional human resources and infrastructure facilities for providing  high quality comprehensive Eye Care  in all Districts of the country;
  • To enhance community awareness on eye care and lay stress on preventive measures; 
  •  Increase and expand research for prevention of blindness and visual impairment
  • To secure participation of Voluntary Organizations/Private Practitioners in eye Care

 

 

DBCS – QUARTERLY MONITORING FORMAT

Reporting Year: 2018-19                Quarter:  1st                  Annual Target:   5000 nos. of cataract surgery

CATARACT PERFORMANCE:

FACILITY

APR

MAY

JUNE

TOTAL

MEDICAL COLLEGE

134

208

210

552

Central Mobile Unit/District Mobile Unit

18

32

22

72

NGO

35

61

153

249

PRIVATE PRACTICE

139

143

152

434

OTHERS

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

326

444

537

1307

PROGRAMME TOTAL

326

770

1307

      1307

 

 

SCHOOL EYE SCREENING (SES) PERFORMANCE:

INDICATORS

Qtr 1

1.   No. of teachers trained in screening for refractive errors.  

Nil

2.   No. of school going children screened

2560

3.   No. of school going children detected with refractive errors

774

4.   No. of school going children provided free glasses

Nil