Strengthening of Police Central Hospital, Chumukedima.
The Department of Health & Family Welfare (DoHFW) also entered into a partnership with the Police Department for effective and collective utilization of its available manpower which resulted strengthening the Central Hospital Chumukedima to a First Referral Unit (FRU) for delivery of quality health care. The Police Central Hospital was inaugurated on 17th December 2010. This partnership will also incorporate the National Disease Control Programmes in the services delivery and participation in the Health Information Management System (HMIS) in all the Health Units under Police Department.
Nagaland Police department is providing basic health services to its personnel through a network of 15 Battalion Hospitals and 1 Central Hospital. These health units cater to the health needs of about 26000 police personnel and their family members comprising more than thrice the number of police personnel. It also extend services to the needy public from adjoining villages and localities.
The Department is of the view that expanding the network of health service delivery and tapping of health data in the process by partnering with agencies outside the health department would be an invaluable asset for better inclusive planning and universalization of health delivery in the state.
With this strategy, a partnership between Department of Health & Family Welfare and Police Department was conceived in order �To Universalize Health Care Delivery�. The ToR between the two Departments was signed on 29th Sept 2010 based on the following objectives:
- To jointly strengthen the Central Hospital Chumukedima as a First Referral Unit (FRU) for delivery of quality health care.
- To incorporate the National Disease Control Programmes (NDCPs) in the services delivery of all the Health Units under Police Department.
iii. The Police Department to participate in the Health Information Management System (HMIS) of the State.
- To provide health care services to all.