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Arogya Agam - Aundipatti

Arogya Agam situated in Theni district of Tamilnadu has been involved in Leprosy and TB control activities in a population of 200,000. It is also involved in HIV and AIDS control. Following integration, the project took POD programme and the responsibility of managing complications related to leprosy including reactions.

The project was allotted a Microscopy Centre by the Government for a 100,000 population.


Sarees & Dhotis distributed to LAPs

Activities - Leprosy

  1. Management of ulcers & complications at the hospital.
  2. Training to all GH staff in POD care.
  3. Support in supervision and monitoring of POD programme.
  4. Providing protective footwear and other needy appliances to persons with disability.
  5. Refer eligible cases for re constructive surgery.
  6. Socio Economic Rehabilitation.
  7. Community awareness on leprosy.

Activities - TB

  1. Diagnosis and treatment of TB cases.
  2. Inpatient management for patients with complications.
  3. Supervision and monitoring of patients under DOT.
  4. Arrange DOT providers for each patient.
  5. Nutritional supplement to poor TB cases.
  6. Community awareness on TB.
  7. Establishing sputum collection centres where ever necessary.
  8. Management of TB patients with HIV coinfection.

 

Arogya Agam
Aundipatti, Theni district
Tamilnadu - 625512
Phone: +91-4546-242306 / 244311 (Fax)
Email: info@arogyaagam.org

Incharge Person Dr. Sabu M Simon, Secretary
Staff Hospital staff - 3; Other staff - 1
Facilities DMC, Inpatient care with 35 beds
Budget Rs. 5,55,582