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District Health Mission

At the district level all existing societies have been merged into the District Health Society with its apex body performing the functions of the District Health Mission(DHM). NRHM envisages financial autonomy and delegation of powers at the district level, to the District Health Mission led by the Zila Parishad.  The DHM controls, guides and manages all public health institutions in the District.  The NRHM hasl assisted in setting up the full time secretariat of the DHS. It is envisaged that the Secretariat of the District Health Society should have a small but dedicated unit for inter-sectoral co-ordination, which may directly report to the CEO, Zilla Parishad.

Roles and Responsibilities of District Health Mission includes:

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District health planning, implementation and monitoring
 

Districts would have to ensure preparation of a District Action Plan (long term/ annual) in accordance with the guidelines provided by the State and obtain necessary approvals from the State Health Mission. Districts would have to facilitate implementation in line with the approved Plan.  They would have to establish a system for monitoring performance against the approved plan, review monitoring reports, identify corrective action to be taken and follow up to ensure implementation. Monthly and quarterly progress reports would be sent to the State Mission while a block-wise monthly report will have to be provided to the members of the Governing Board of the District Health Mission.
 

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Coordination across relevant Department
 

The DHM will have to ensure coordination across Departments especially Health and Family Welfare, AYUSH, Department of Women and Children, Rural Development, and the Public Health and Engineering Department, identify bottlenecks to effective delivery of services and take necessary action through government orders or other means.
 

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Management of cash flows
 

Districts will have to prepare annual/ quarterly cash flow projections; closely monitor and highlight, well in advance, anticipated shortage of funds.  The DHM will have to follow up with State Mission to ensure that funds are released as per schedule.
 

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Financial accounting/ administration
 

Districts will have to ensure maintenance of necessary books of accounts and ensure adherence to procedures laid out for procurements and payments. Districts will provide necessary assistance to the auditors in carrying out their functions as and when required.

Governing Body District Health Society

1.

Deputy Commissioner

Chairperson

2.

 Chiarman, Zila Parishad

Co-Chair person

3.

DMO

Chief Executive officer & Convenor

4.

Project Director, DRDA

Member

5.

President, Anchal Samiti

Member

6.

SDO/ ADC

Member

7

Medical Superintendent, DH/GH

Member

8.

Executive Engineer-PHED

Member

9.

Executive Engineer-POWER

Member

10

Executive Engineer-PWD

Member

11.

Executive Engineer- RWD

Member

12.

Dy. Director, School Education

Member

13.

Dy. Director, SWWCD

Member

14.

All Ditrict programme Officer (Health)

Member

15.

Chairperson, District Women Welfare Society

Member

16.

2.-Representative of local NGOs

Member

17.

State Representative to be nominated by GB

Member

18.

Member of Development Partner

Member

 

  District Health Society

Members of District Health Society

1.

Deputy Commissioner

Chairperson

2.

District Medical Officer

Vice-Chair person

3.

DRCHO

CEO-Cum-Convenor

4.

Medical Superintendent GH/DH

 Member

5.

All District Programme Officer (Health)

Member

6.

Executive Engineer-PHED

Member

7.

DDSE

Member

8.

CDPO

Member

9.

2- Member from Zila Parisad.

Member

 

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