PHC Management under PPP mode

HDF-cDAR in collaboration with Karuna Trust has  been managing 11 PHCs in Ganjam and Kandhamal Districts of Odisha under PPP mode. This has made possible to provide qualitative health care to the masses in the remote areas by The focus has been to provide curative, preventive and promotive health services in these remote PHCs and its Sub-centres through the non-governmental organizations with a view to improve the accessibility & availability of health services to the target population residing in remote areas. Besides, it would help in setting up best practices in health care and facilitate exchange of skills and expertise between the public and private sector.

There is a wide range of activities offered under the PPP mode of managing the PHCs. Important among them are strengthening referral services, encouraging institutional delivery for pregnant mothers, training of SBAs, community health workers, ASHA, AWWs, etc. and undertaking outreach programmes for preventive health care etc.

The presence of regular staff round the clock is the key to successful health service in PHC management and HDFcDAR has been continually striving towards this end. The provision of medical services at the time of need by maintaining a regular interaction with the community is among the basic efforts made by this organization. This is consistent with the principle of public-private partnership for smooth running of the project. The support and cooperation of Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS) in the management of the PHCs also plays a catalytic role in the programme.

As per the MoU signed between the Health and Family Welfare Department, Govt. of Odisha and HDFcDAR, 10 Nos of Primary Health Centres(PHCs) located in the district of Ganjam and Kandhamal were managed by us in collaboration with Karuna Trust, Bangalore. The PHCs being managed during 2014-15 by HDF-cDAR

The broad objectives of the health project managed in PPP mode are as follows :