NUHM (National Urban Health Mission)

Rourkela is under the ambit of NUHM since inception. This programme is being looked after by Dept. of H&FW led by ADMO (PH), Rourkela and dept. of H&UD led by the Municipal commissioner. Under this programme Mahila Arogya Samitis have been formed and are being trained to prepare and implement their annual action plan for their slums.
Recent activities:

    • Formation of MAS
    • Selection of Urban ASHA
    • Positioning of ANM
    • Formation of RKS
    • Capacity building of MAS, ANM and ASHA
    • Outreach Health Services (Immunization, UHND)
    • IEC activity by MAS
    • Branding of Hospitals
    • Site selection committee visit to site of new hospitals
    • Preparation of health resource map of slums and Rourkela city by HUP(health for urban poor)
    • Folk media show for creating awareness on Health, Nutrition and Sanitation among slum dwellers