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Journal of Preventive Medicine and Holistic Health

Assessment of infrastructure at government healthcare facilities for providing family welfare services in Odisha

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Author Details: Srimannarayan Mishra, Bibhuti Bhusana Panda, Tapaswini Mishra, Trilochan Sahu

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2454-6712

Print ISSN : 2454-6704

Article First Page : 4

Article End Page : 7


This study was conducted to assess the various facilities available at Government Healthcare facilities for providing Family Welfare services. The facilities assessed were regarding general information, infrastructural facilities, facilities available at Operation Theater, staffpattern, record keeping and logistics. The facilities were studied to see their readiness for providing hospital based family planning services in- stead of earlier camp based approach. The findings were that 15.26% healthcare institutions have laparoscope sets and 18.11% healthcare institutions do not have empanelled surgeons at their establishments, 75% health institutions do not have space earmarked for examination & counseling and 73.62% healthcare institutions do not have clean bed, linen for post–operative care. In 63.89% healthcare institutions they do not have clean functional toilets and 38.89% healthcare institutions do not follow wet mopping. 47.21% healthcare institutions possess NSV kits for male sterilization, 55.55% healthcare institutions have emergency resuscitation equipment and 41.66% healthcare institutions have emergency medicine tray available with them.

Key Words:
Government Healthcare facilities, Family Welfare services, Infrastructure, Operation theater facilities, Staff pattern, Record keeping, Logistics