Service Offered Data

Communicable Diseases
•  Helimenthiasic
•  Chicken pox

Non communicable diseases
•  Heart Diseases
•  Diabetus mellitus

Adolescent Care Services
•  Additional supply of vitamins and
   minerals More+

Services Offering

•  Preventive Services
•  Curative Services
•  MCH Services
•  School Health Services
•  Adolescent Clinic
•  National health programmes

Project Justification

The FCDP has been rendering yeomen service to the poor and needy of the coastal belt of Kollam District since 1985. It was a time when more than half the fisher folk were living in deplorable conditions.


Public Telephone Booth
TMS started a public Telephone Booth in Don Bosco Welfare Centre at Pallithottam. This is a great help for the people especially the women of the coastal area living around. This is also helping TMS to generate income and employment.

Diabetic clinic
1. Check blood and urine sugar regularly.
2. Check for any diabetic complication injuries.
3. Dietary recommendation
4. Insulin injection
5. Teaching self-administration of insulin & urine testing for sugar for the patients

General functions of CHC
1. Medical care
2. Mother and Child Health Care (MCH) including family planning
3. Safe water supply and basic sanitation
4. Prevention and control of locally endemic diseases.
5. Collection and reporting of vital statistics
6. Education about health
7. National health programme as relevant
8. Referral services
9. Basic laboratory services

Antenatal (Prenatal) day
1. Mother assessed for
• General health, BP, urine testing, weight, abdominal palpitation, foetal heart rate.
2. Providing TT injection & supplement folic acid, iron, calcium & vitamin tablets
3. Conducting Health education on:
• General health, hygiene, nutrition, rest & sleep, activity – domestic & sexual, regular check-up, exercises, family planning, spacing, mother craft, confinement, baby care & breast feeding, etc.
4. Prepare mother for any emergency.
5. Categories high-risk pregnancy – Refer.

Well baby clinic
1. Usually for children under five
2. For growth monitoring and charting
3. Other overall growth parameters are assessed like speech, social development, fine and gross motor development, cognitive etc. (by DDST scale)
4. Any deviation from normal is handled accordingly or refer
5. Immunization and supplementation
6. Health education on breast feeding, complementary feeding, prevention of respiratory infection, diarrhoeal diseases, malnutrition, accidents etc.
7. Care of sick children
8. providing supplements

Home Visit
1. Doctor continues the clinic in center & few students may be posted here
2. Other students go for home visits along with the teacher or community worker.
3. During home visits
• Observes sanitation of house and surroundings
• Checks all members of the family for any ailments
• Carries out procedures as and when needed
• Gives health education as per the felt need
• In case of a need does follow-up
• Refers to center on any particular day as per the need

A community health center is a peripheral outpost of the existing health delivery system in rural areas. Community health centers are being established on the basis of one sub-center for every 5000 population in general, especially in hilly, tribal and backward areas. Community health center is manned by a multi purpose health worker and Doctors according to the need of the locality.The functions are limited to mother and child health care, family planning and immunization in general. It is proposed to extent the facilities for intra uterine device and simple laboratory investigations like routine examination of urine for sugar and albumin.