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Nilgiris Wynaad Tribal Welfare Society - Ambalamoola

Wyanaad Tribal Welfare Society is located in Nilgiris district of Tamilnadu, bordered by Kerala covering a tribal population of around 100000. The project offers primary health care services through its hospital. DFIT supports TB and Leprosy related activities in the hospital and field. The project has a recognised Microscopy Centre. Field staff supervises the TB and leprosy patients.


Ambalamoola - Leprosy Day Walk

Activities - Leprosy

  1. Management of ulcers and 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 reconstructive 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.
Nilgiris Wyanaad Tribal Welfare Society
Ambalamoola Post, Via - Bitherkad
Gudalur Taluk, Nilgiris
Tamilnadu - 643240.
Phone: +91-4262-224558 / 224477
Email: ambalamoolainfo@gmail.com

Incharge Person Mr. Peter Ronald, Project Manager
Staff Hospital staff - 1, Field staff - 1,
Admin staff - 1
Facilities Hospital with 12 beds;
DMC (Designated Microscopy Centre);
ICTC (Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre);
Mobile outreach Medical Services for tribals.