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Swami Vivekananda Integrated Rural Health Centre - Pavagada

Swami Vivekananda Integrated Rural Health Centre is located in Pavagada Taluk of Tumkur district in Karnataka has been involved in Leprosy control since 1993 and TB control since 1996. The project is working in one of the most backward regions of Karnataka. It is one of the important centre providing tertiary level hospital services with facilities for reconstructive surgery in the state. The project operates one TB Unit since 2003 covering a population of 413,917.


Activities - Leprosy

  • Perform reconstructive surgery for eligible deformed patients affected by leprosy.
  • Management of ulcers & complications at the hospital.
  • Support in supervision and monitoring of POD programme.
  • Providing protective footwear and other needy appliances to persons with disability.
  • Socio Economic Rehabilitation for eligible persons.
  • Create community awareness on leprosy.
  • Facilitating POD programme at district level.

Activities - Tuberculosis

  • Diagnosis and treatment of TB cases.
  • Inpatient management for patients with complications.
  • Supervision and monitoring of patients under DOT.
  • Arrange DOT providers for each patient.
  • Nutritional supplement to poor TB cases.
  • Community awareness on TB.
  • Establishing sputum collection centres where ever necessary.
Swami Vivekananda Integrated Rural Health Centre
Tumkur road, Pavagada
Tumkur district, Karnataka - 561202
Phone: +91-8136-244548 / 244030

Project Holder Swami Japananda
Staff Hospital staff - 7; Field staff - 3;
Admin staff - 2
Facilities Hospital with 30 beds