Outreach Medical Clinics -Madu
Mobile Medical clinics 

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Our medical team has a Doctor, a Nurse, a Pharmacist, a Field assistant and a Field Coordinator. We also work with 3 volunteers from your village who can help you to know more about us, the services, project detail and our complaint mechanism. The registration is open from 8.30 AM to 4 pm.

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Our services:
Operational schedule for the outreach clinics at the villages in Madhu and Manthai West DS Divisions

Location

Weekly schedule

Time

1 Eechalawakkai &    Periyamadhu Every Monday 8.30 am to 4.00 p
2 Villathykulam& Sinnavalayankaddu Every Tuesday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
3 Kalmadhu (Matheena Nagar) Every Wednesday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
4 Kalmadhu Unit II Every Thursday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
5 KakkayanKulam East & West Every Friday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm

Implementation

Deployment Date November 
03rd,04th, 06th, 08th, 09th,10th, 11th, 12th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 19th, 22nd, 23rd,24th ,25th, 30th of November 2010
(Clinics were not conducted  on 01st & 02nd due to MOD clearance issues and 26th and 29th due to floods )
December 
01st,02nd,03rd,07th,09th, 10th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd,23rd , 24th, 27th, 28th, 29th, & 30th December
January 
03rd, 04th, 05th, 06th, 07th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th January 2011
(January 12th Outreach clinic was not conducted due to flooding.
Objectives Objective 1: 22 days of services per month for targeted population on site in remote locations
Objective 2:ensuring staff needed are deployed
Objective 3: Ensuring equipment ,drugs and consumables are provided ,usage reported and accounted
Objective 4: Supplementary regional health care through mobile services
Objective 5: Continuation of services begun in Manic Farm to resettled areas to refine and sustain community based health care in collaboration with Regional health care structures of GoSL.
Beneficiaries Returnees in Eechalawakkai, Sannar,  Kakayankulam West, Kakayankulam East, Kalmadhu Unit II, Villathykulam                              Mathinanagar & Sinnavalayankaddu
Partners Funded by IMHO Implemented by CHA coordination with RDHS Mannar

 

 Number of Patients Treated/Assisted by November,  December 2010 and January 2011

Total Number of Patients

Below age 05

Above age 05
Male

Above age 05
Female

Repeat

2349

203

725

610

811

Follow up cases referred to Local Hospitals – November 2010- January 2011

Type of Disease Detected  No of cases Referred Hospital
Hypertension 39 Vavuniya Hospital
Diabetics 21 Vavuniya Hospital
Asthma 89 Vavuniya Hospital
Hyperthyroidism 07 Vavuniya Hospital

Objectives
Objective 1:
22 days of services per month for targeted population on site in remote locations
Objective 2:
ensuring staff needed are deployed
Objective 3:
Ensuring equipment ,drugs and consumables are provided ,usage reported and accounted
Objective 4:
Supplementary regional health care through mobile services
Objective 5:
Continuation of services begun in Manic Farm to resettled areas to refine and sustain community based health care in collaboration with Regional health care structures of GoSL.

Beneficiaries
Returnees in Eechalawakkai, Sannar, Kakayankulam West, Kakayankulam East, Kalmadhu Unit II, Villathykulam Mathinanagar & Sinnavalayankaddu

Partners
Funded by IMHO Implemented by CHA coordination with RDHS Mannar

Resource Arrangement 
The Team consists of a medical doctor, an Administrative officer a Nurse and with pharmacist. The mobile vehicle is arranged with the necessary equipments and the Medicine is distributed by the health team within the programme budget. Locations and infrastructure for the clinics are arranged by the RDHS Mannar. Local security officials have been provided their full support for timely implementation

Coordination 
Coordination is ensured with the Regional Director of Health Services in the district. Other health related implementers such as District Health coordination meeting, headed by RDHS also is being attended. Other implementing agencies were visited before commencing of the programme to ensure no duplication and overlapping.

Supervision
Technical supervision is being provided by RDHS to ensure the quality of services in place. Local MOH Staff also involved in facilitation of this programme.

Service Delivery 
This mobile health programme has been conducted from the 01st week of November 2010 to January 2011 at the 08 villages in Madhu and Manthai DS divisions in Mannar district. It is basically programmed for 02 and half months, and will continue upon the needs, availability of resources and request. The team visits each village everyday according to the schedule given by RDHS. Approximately over 55 patients benefit each day through this initiation. They are provided consultation, referrals and medicine free of charge. The Team also conducts Health education during the mobile health service in the villages. The clinics served around 2349 patients during the two and half month’s operations by 44 outreach clinics. 156 special patients have referred to the Vavuniya Hospital for the treatments of the diseases i.e. Hypertension, Diabetics and Asthma.