As part of the scheme, Rajiv Vidya Mission (RVM) would train teachers to recognise students with health problems. The Women and Child department will provide nutritious food to students suffering from malnutrition, and the Medical department will provide treatment free of cost.
Jawahar Bala Arogya Raksha
a) Health screening of all children studying in schools, followed by the issue of Student Health Record (SHR);
g) Health check-up for teachers and other school functionaries and integration of nutrition education with health promotion.
Jawahar Bala Arogya Raksha will cover about 85,32,635 children studying in 46,823 government and government aided schools in the state. The screening of all students and referral of those with pre-existing diseases will be completed before the end of the current academic year, duly following a detailed schedule to be finalized at the Mandal and the District levels. Each school will be visited by a school health team lead by the PHC Medical Officer and a team of para-medical staff, including an Ophthalmic Officer, to screen each and every child in the school between 1 December 2010 and 10 March 2011 duly following the pre-fixed schedule.
Every child will be issued a Student Health Record (SHR) after detailed physical examination by the Doctor. The Student Health Record is a comprehensive document that will be valid for a five-year period and will incorporate details of all health events occurring in the life of the student. The SHR, which will be retained in the school under the custody of the teacher, will be given to the student / parent of the student, whenever the child requires referral to a hospital forfurther investigation and treatment. The student carrying the SHR will be given due priority for investigation and treatment in all APVVP and teaching hospitals. A separate counter and register will be established in all government hospitals for the school children. Apart from administration of Vitamin-A and D and de worming of children, minor ailments, if any, will be treated by the screening doctor.