Health Programme

C R H D Women’s Centre:
Health care Programmes

Personal hygiene:

  • Body cleanliness
  • Clothes
  • Food
  • Hair, nails etc.

Environmental hygiene:

  • House – surrounds of the home

Menstrual hygiene: 

  • Menstrual time – use of pad & clothes

Topic 1: Major diseases in Raichur

a) Dengue
b) Malaria
c) G.E (Gastro enteritis)
d) TB
e) Fever etc.

  • Personal & family hygiene during sickness
  • Causes of Dengue & Malaria
  • Prevention of mosquito bites
  • Safe use of mosquito nets, coils etc.
  • Avoiding water stockage
  • Healthy environment in the family relationship between husband, wife & children
  • Causes of home break-up eg:- quarrels between husband & wife
  • Care of offspring (children)
  • Emotional feelings of teenage children
  • Controlling stages and diversion of their emotions.
  • Healthy food and environment for adolescence (to follow)

Topic 2: Delivery care, ANC care (Care during Pregnancy), PNC care (Care after delivery) 

  1. Food (healthy & strength-giving food)
  2. Personal hygiene (bathing, combing etc.)
  3. Complications during pregnancy
  4. Importance of hospital visits during pregnancy and up to delivery
  5. Importance of T T injections & iron tablets
  6. Uses of Thai cord
  7. Causes of Anaemia: treatment & hospitalisation
  8. Importance of hospital (or) institutional deliveries and disadvantages of home deliveries
  9. Health hazards during labour
  10. Baby care
  11. Personal hygiene during & after delivery.
  12. Immunisation for the baby after birth
  13. Bleeding problems during pregnancy & after labour
  14. One or two children: the benefits of a small family.
  15. How more than 4 or 5 children can create family problems and be a disadvantage
  16. Multi parity problems
  17. LSCS necessities and a gap between 2 children
  18. Contraceptives to allow a gap between babies “copper” Mala “D” condoms etc.
  19. Permanent methods for preventing pregnancy.
  20. Vaccination
  21. How the Hospital visits benefit the pregnant mother
  22. PEM programme available (protein energy Malnutrition)
  23. How childhood diseases spread.

Topic 3: HIV & AIDS

  1. How these diseases first spread from monkey to monkey
  2. First occurrence in India: Madras Tamilnadu
  3. How they spread: human to human
    • by Injection (when the needle is not sterile)
    • Contaminated blood transfusion
    • An infected mother to baby through the birth canal
    • Sexual intercourse with an infected person
  4. How to prevent spreading this disease
    • Use of condom
    • Awareness about HIV & Aids
    • Mental support for the person suffering from HIV & Aids
    • Counselling
    • Use of tablets (Government programme for controlling HIV & Aids)
    • Frequent checks & blood samples
    • Following the doctors’ advice

Topic 4: T.B. (Tuberculosis)

  1. How TB spreads through the respiratory system
  2. Signs & symptoms
  3. Causes of the disease entering in the body
  4. Preventative Measures
    • Identification
    • Treatment
    • Psychological support
    • Health & strength food
    • Family support

Topic 5: A woman is the mainstay of the family

  1. Family builder
  2. Family developer
  3. Family saviour
  4. Family maker (but also can be the family breaker)