Directorate of Medical and Health, Uttar Pradesh

National Programme for Prevention & Control of Deafness (NPPCD)

Program Officer and Other Employee at State :
SNNAMEDESIGNATIONCONTACT NUMBERCUG NUMBEREMAIL
1Dr.P.K. SinghState Programme Officer9415007687 nppcdup@gmail.com
2NetrapalState Consultant9411036668 nppcdup@gmail.com
3Shikha DwivediProgramme Assistant9415400391 nppcdup@gmail.com
Brief Description about Program :
Components of the programme:
Manpower training and development – For prevention, early identification and management of hearing impaired and deafness cases, training would be provided from medical college level specialists (ENT and Audiology) to grass root level workers.
Capacity building – for the district hospital, community health centers and primary health center in respect of ENT/ Audiology infrastructure.
Service provision– Early detection and management of hearing and speech impaired cases and rehabilitation, at different levels of health care delivery system.
Awareness generation through IEC/BCC activities – for early identification of hearing impaired, especially children so that timely management of such cases is possible and to remove the stigma attached to deafness.

Under capacity building the programme districts are getting Sound proof room constructed at district hospital and diagnostic equipments, surgical equipments & instruments for ear surgery. Diagnostic kits for CHC PHC are also provisioned. Training of manpower at state, district & CHC PHC level(ENT Surgeons to Grass root worker).

Existing districts under NPPCD

1

Agra

19

Shahjahanpur

2

Allahabad

20

Varanasi

3

Aligarh

21

Ballia

4

Azamgarh

22

Deoria

5

Banda

23

Etawah

6

Barabanki

24

Fatehpur

7

Baharaich

25

Gaziabad

8

Basti

26

Hathras

9

Bareilly

27

Jaunpur

10

Faizabad,

28

Lalitpur

11

Gorakhpur

29

Mahoba

12

Jhansi

30

Mathura

13

Kanpur Nagar

31

Mujjafarnagar

14

Lucknow

32

Raibareilly

15

Meerut

33

Rampur,

16

Mirzapur

34

Shrawasti

17

Moradabad

35

Siddharthnagar

18

Saharanpur

36

Sonbhadra


New districts included under NPPCD programme in 2018-19

1

Badaun

11

Hardoi

2

Baghpat

12

Jalaun

3

Bijnour

13

Kannauj

4

Bulandshahr

14

Kanpur Dehat

5

Chandauli

15

Khiri

6

Farrukhabad

16

Kushinagar

7

Gautambuddha Nagar

17

Mau

8

Ghazipur

18

Pratapgarh

9

Gonda

19

Sitapur

10

Hamirpur

20

Unnao

Year of Starting  : 2007
Program running in District   : Programme is running in 56 districts
Program Objective :
  • To prevent avoidable hearing loss on account of disease or injury.
  • Early identification, diagnosis and treatment of ear problems responsible for hearing loss and deafness.
  • To strengthen the existing inter-sectoral linkages for continuity of the rehabilitation programme, for persons with deafness.
  • To develop institutional capacity for ear care services by providing support for equipment, material and training personnel.
Program Website :
Key Strategies :
  • To strengthen the service delivery for ear care.
  • To develop human resource for ear care services.
  • To promote public awareness through appropriate and effective IEC strategies with special emphasis on prevention of deafness.
  • To develop institutional capacity of the district hospitals, community health centers and primary health centers selected under the Programme.