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Public Health and Preventive Medicine

            For better implementation of the various health programmes, Thoothukudi revenue District has been bifurcated in to two Health Unit Districts  viz.

            1. Thoothukudi.                                  2. Kovilpatti

For each HUD, there is full fledged office with supportive Staffs and with Second Level Officers to assistant Concerned Deputy Director of Health Services.

            Each Health Unit District will function under the general Superintendence and control of the concerned Deputy Director of Health Services

Thoothukudi,  Deputy Director of Health Services Office

Name of the Office      : Deputy Director of Health Services
Email Id                      : dphtut(at)nic(dot)in
Phone No.                   : 0461 – 2334526
0461 – 2329718
Office Address           : 166, North Beach Road,
Thoothukudi -1

Vital Rates of the Thoothukudi District (Based on 2008 Sample Survey)
Birth Rate                               : 15.9
Death Rate                              :  6.1
Infant Mortality Rate              : 18.9
Still Birth Rate                        : 9.6
Maternal Mortality Ratio        : 120
Staff Position Office:

Sl. No

Designation

Sanction

In position

Vacant

1

Deputy Director of Health Services

1

1

0

2

Administrative Officer

1

1

0

3

Superintendent

1

0

1

4

U.G. Superintendent

1

0

1

5

Assistant

4

3

1

6

Jr. Assistant

5

1

4

7

Record-Assistant

1

0

1

8

Driver

7

5

2

9

District Entomologist

1

1

0

10

Assistant Director (SBHI)

1

1

0

11

Personal Assistant

1

1

0

12

District Maternal Child Health Officer

1

0

1

13

Ref-Mechanic

1

1

0

14

Field Worker

5

1

4

15

Typist

2

1

0

16

Office Assistant

5

1

4

17

Health Inspector

14

0

14

           
Primary Health Centres

Sl. No.

Block

Name the PHC

Type of PHC

Email ID

Phone No.

1

Srivaikundam

Eral

30 Bed Upgraded Block PHC

tut-eral.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  270141

2

Betmanagaram

Additional PHC

tut-bmnagaram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  291133

3

Sivakalai

Additional PHC

tut-skalai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  293690

4

Sebathiapuram

Additional PHC

tut-spuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  273611

5

Pandaravillai

Additional PHC

tut-pdvilai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  293691

6

Tiruchendur

Kayamozhi

Block PHC

tut-kayamoli.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  232072

7

Sonaganvillai

Additional PHC

New PHC

04639 223344

8

Arumuganeri

Additional PHC

tut-aneri.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  285399

9

Pitchivillai

Additional PHC

tut-pvillai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  291923

10

Udankudi

Meignanapuram

Block PHC

tut-mpuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  227536

11

Kulasekarapattinam

Additional PHC

tut-kspattinam.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  291897

12

Paramankurchi

Additional PHC

tut-pkurichi.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  291948

13

Sathankulam

Mudalur

Block PHC

tut-mudalur.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  261411

14

Padukkapattu

Additional PHC

tut-apuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  295577

15

Anandapuram

Additional PHC

tut-ppathu.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  254210

16

Thoothukudi

Pudukottai

Block PHC

tut-pudukottai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461    2271013

17

Mappillaiurani

Additional PHC

tut-mpurani.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461    2345515

18

Loorthammalpuram

Additional PHC

tut-lapuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

        

18

Mudivaithanendal

Additional PHC

tut-mvendal.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  293628

19

Mullakadu

Additional PHC

tut-mullakadu.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461    2355810

20

Alwarthirunageri

Thenthiruperai

Block PHC

tut-ttperai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  273023

21

Authoor

Additional PHC

tut-authoor.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  238899

22

Mookuperi

Additional PHC

tut-mukkuperi.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  277443

23

Alwarthirunageri

30 Bed  Upgraded  Additional  PHC

tut-atnagari.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  273550

24

Salaipudhur

Additional PHC

tut-spudur.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04639  274111

25

Udayargulam

Additional PHC

tut-ukulam.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  292100

26

Karunkulam

Vallanad

Block PHC

tut-vallanadu.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  261403

27

Karungulam

30 Bed Upgraded Additional PHC

tut-kckudi.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  293406

28

Keelachekarakudi

Additional PHC

tut-karunkulam.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04630  264055

Staff Position in PHCs

Sl. No

Designation

Sanction

In position

Vacant

1

Medical Officer (PHC)

70

56

14

2

Medical Officer (Mobile)

7

3

4

3

Village Health Nurse

144

138

6

4

Health Inspector

75

74

1

5

Staff Nurse

6

5

1

6

Laboratory Technician

23

18

5

7

Ophthalmic Assistant

7

7

0

8

Sector Health Nurse

25

11

14

9

Community Health Nurse

7

7

0

10

Block Health Supervisor

7

4

3

11

Non Medical Supervisor

6

4

2

12

Sanitary Worker

12

8

4

13

Cook cum Water Man

11

4

7

14

Pharmacist

29

16

13

15

Sweeper

12

7

5

16

Male Nursing Assistant

17

9

8

17

Female Nursing Assistant

5

2

3

18

Radiographer

3

3

0

19

Contract Staff Nurses

91

90

1

20

Hospital Worker

21

13

8

21

Mazdoor

7

4

3

22

Watchman

4

-

4

 

Thoothukudi Health Unit District Map

Map1

Kovilpatti ,  Deputy Director of Health Services Office

Name of the Office      : Deputy Director of Health Services, Kovilpatti.
Email Id                      :  dphkpt(at)nic(dot)in
Phone No.                   :  04632-222211

Office Address           : No.6, Bungalow Street, Kovilpatti – 628 501.        

Staff Position Office:

Sl. No

Designation

Sanction

In position

Vacant

1

Deputy Director of Health Services

1

1

0

2

Administrative Officer

1

1

0

3

Superintendent

1

1

0

4

U.G. Superintendent

1

0

1

5

Assistant

2

2

0

6

Jr. Assistant

3

3

0

7

Record-Assistant

1

1

0

8

Driver

5

5

0

9

District Entomologist

0

0

0

10

Assistant Director (SBHI)

0

0

0

11

Personal Assistant

1

0

1

12

District Maternal Child Health Officer

1

1

0

13

Ref-Mechanic

0

0

0

14

Field Worker

6

2

4

15

Typist

2

1

1

         

Primary Health Centres

Sl. No.

Block

Name the PHC

Type of PHC

Email ID

Phone No.

1

Kayathar

Kadambur

Block PHC

kpt-kadambur.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04632-246286

2

Kalugumalai

Addl Upgraded PHC

kpt-kmalai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04632-252400

3

Kayathar

Addl PHC

kpt-kayathar.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04632-261400

4

Vellalankottai

Addl PHC

kpt-vkottai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04632-242266

5

Kovilpatti

Keelaeral

CHC

kpt-keral.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04632-271003

6

Villiseri

Addl PHC

kpt-villicheri.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04632-293888

7

Erachi

Addl PHC

kpt-erachi.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04632-244555

8

Pudur

Nagalapuram

Upgraded PHC

kpt.npuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04638-242290

9

Boothalapuram

Addl PHC

kpt-bpuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04638-293175

10

Pudur

Addl Upgraded PHC

kpt-pudur.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04638-293174

11

Ottapidaram

Ottanatham

CHC

kpt-onatham.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461-2268343

12

Puthiamputtur

Addl PHC

kpt-pputhur.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461-2261100

13

S.Kailasapuram

Addl PHC

kpt-skpuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461-2261176

14

Eppodumvendran

Addl PHC

kpt-evenran.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461-2265388

15

Pasuvanthanai

Addl PHC

kpt-pvthalai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461-2262612

16

Katcheri Thalavaipuram

Addl PHC

kpt-kdpuram.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461-2950203

17

Veppalodai

Addl PHC

kpt-veppalodai.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

0461-2267661

18

Vilathikulam

Perilovanpatti

CHC

kpt-ppatti.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04638-222202

19

Kulathur

Addl PHC

kpt-kulathur.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04638-292100

20

Vembar

Addl PHC

kpt-vembar.tnphc(at)nic(dot)in

04638-292632

 

Staff Position in PHCs

Sl. No

Designation

Sanction

In position

Vacant

1

Medical Officer (PHC)

51

32

19

2

Medical Officer (Mobile)

5

1

4

3

Village Health Nurse

105

103

2

4

Health Inspector

 

45

 

5

Staff Nurse

3

3

0

6

Laboratory Assistant

12

6

6

7

Ophthalmic Assistant

5

5

0

8

Sector Health Nurse

20

11

9

9

Community Health Nurse

5

5

0

10

Block Health Supervisor

5

2

3

11

Non Medical Supervisor

5

4

1

12

Sanitary Worker

4

3

1

13

Cook cum Water Man

6

1

5

14

Pharmacist

20

13

7

15

Sweeper

8

7

1

16

Male Nursing Assistant

15

9

6

17

Female Nursing Assistant

1

1

0

18

Radiographer

3

2

1

19

Contract Staff Nurses

65

64

1

                      

 

Map2

Both the HUDs render the following Services to the Public

  1. Out patient minor ailments treatment
  2. In patient treatment
  3. ANC Mother -   AN Care, Scan, Laboratory test 
  4. 24 Hours Delivery Care Services
  5. Immunization
  6. Postnatal Care and Newborn Care
  7. Family Planning Services (LS & PS), Eral PHC Caesarean Section
  8. Copper T, Oral pills, Condoms distribution
  9. ICTC  (RTI, STI, HIV) Testing
  10.  VDRL /HIV Test
  11. Blood Storage Centre
  12. ECG , X – Ray Services
  13. Scan Services
  14. Laboratory Test – Urine, Sugar, albumin, Cholesterol, Blood Group and typing  Hemoglobin, Blood sugar
  15. ANC Mother and PNC mother Gestational Diabeties  Screening 
  16. Eye Test and Cataract Operation
  17. Dental care service
  18. TB Treatment (RNTCP)
  19. Leprosy Multi Drug Treatment
  20. Dog bite – ARV Vaccine 
  21. Free birth certificate
  22. Adolesent  girls – Anemia Control Programme
  23. School Health Children Programme
  24. Vector borne  disease – Malaria, Dengue, Surveillance work
  25. AYUSH
  26. Mobile Health Team in Blocks

Cash assistance would the given to Deliveries under two schemes

  1. Janani Suraksa Yogana (JSY)
  2. Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Benefit Scheme (MRMBS)

JSY
For institutional delivery Rs.700/-  would be given. For Home Delivery Rs.500/- would be given for mothers who are the living in Rural area.
For the mothers living in Urban areas Rs.500/- would be given to get the benefit the mother

  1. Completed the age of 19years     
  2. Below Poverty Line for general - For SC/ST no income limit
  3. The benefit would the given up to two live birth

MRMBS
To improve the nutritional status of both mother and child and to compensate the wage loss  during antenatal and post natal period, the benefit would be given to the pregnant mother after 7th month of pregnancy in installments, Rs.12000/ .

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