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National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)
In Sikkim, NPCDCS Programme was initiated at East and South districts during the FY2010-11 and the programme has been extended to all districts of Sikkim. The programme is managed through State NCD cell and district levels to ensure implementation and supervision of programme activities. The NCD cells serve as focal point for monitoring and reporting of performance of NPCDCS activities .All district hospitals have regular NCD clinic for early diagnosis, counseling, treatment and referral and NCD screening are done through Frontline Health Workers at community level as well as through outreach activities.
For the implementation of the NPCDCS programme the Government of India is providing technical, financial and logistics support within the NHM framework for activities at the district level and below.
The overall objective of the programme is to prevent and control the common NCDs.
Health promotion: Major determinants of Hypertension, overweight/obesity, high blood glucose.
Early diagnosis and treatment.
Establishment/Strengthening of Health Infrastructure.